Attorneys of boy shot by Columbus officer seek witnesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a 13-year-old Ohio boy fatally shot by a policeman said Friday they want to hear from witnesses, because the police version of events "might not be true."

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press, ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Cleveland officer charged in death of teen during arrest

CLEVELAND (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Cleveland police officer on a misdemeanor charge of negligent homicide in the death of an 18-year-old man who had broken into a neighborhood store.


Police shootings of Tyre King, Tamir Rice draw comparisons

CLEVELAND (AP) — The fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Tyre King by a Columbus police officer Wednesday has drawn comparisons to the police killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by a Cleveland police officer in November 2014. Both boys were black and both had replica firearms tucked in their waistbands when they were shot. The officers who shot them are white. There also are differences surrounding the two shootings, the children, and the officers. Here are some highlights:

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press