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Forgive Us Our Trespassesnew

The world called Paul Pelton the 'Nightcrawler of Lorain' after police arrested him for videotaping a grisly crash scene and trying to sell the footage. It was a devastating story, except it wasn't true.
Cleveland Scene  |  Sam Allard  |  08-19-2015  |  Features

The Corvette Thiefnew

78-year-old Dan Ott has stolen more than 1,000 cars in his life. And left plenty of damage along the way
Cleveland Scene  |  Vince Grzegorek  |  07-30-2015  |  Features

The Struggle at Schoolnew

Are new policies at Cleveland's most diverse high school helping Hispanic students or leaving them further behind?
Cleveland Scene  |  Eric Sandy  |  06-10-2015  |  Education

Cleveland's Coffee Renaissancenew

Riding the third wave with the bean-sniffing, java obsessed folks behind Cleveland's coffee renaissance.
Cleveland Scene  |  Douglas Trattner  |  05-28-2015  |  Food+Drink

Law & Order:

What happens when the police need prosecuting?
Cleveland Scene  |  Sam Allard  |  01-20-2015  |  Crime & Justice

Forgotten Assaultnew

A brutal attack on two transgender women in 2011 foreshadowed several troubling years of violent crime against the LGBT community in Cleveland, and the city's ill-equipped ability to respond.
Cleveland Scene  |  Eric Sandy  |  12-24-2014  |  LGBT

Why Are More Americans Failing the GED?new

Nearly 500,000 fewer Americans will pass the GED in 2014 after a major overhaul to the test. Why? And who's left behind?
Cleveland Scene  |  Daniel McGraw  |  12-19-2014  |  Education

Good Kids, Bad Citynew

Three men exonerated after 39 years in prison for a Cleveland murder they didn't commit.
Cleveland Scene  |  Kyle Swenson  |  12-03-2014  |  Features

Who Shot Chris Heben?new

The strange tale of a former Navy SEAL and the suburban shopping plaza shooting that never happened.
Cleveland Scene  |  Doug Brown  |  11-20-2014  |  Features

Robert Roche and the Origins of American Indian Activism in Clevelandnew

"Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself — and I will obey every law or submit to the penalty." — Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, Credo of the American Indian Movement.
Cleveland Scene  |  Sam Allard  |  10-02-2014  |  Features

Emptiest Catch?new

The quest for local fish and lake-to-table dining in Cleveland.
Cleveland Scene  |  Lee Chilcote  |  09-10-2014  |  Features

Lost in Wilberforcenew

America's oldest historically black private college is on the verge of losing its accreditation. Can it be saved?
Cleveland Scene  |  Sam Allard  |  08-22-2014  |  Education

Tainted bloomnew

A Toxic Algae Bloom Caused a Three-Day Ban on Water Usage for a Half-Million Residents in Toledo. Experts Say it's a 'Wake-Up Call' for Lake Erie
Cleveland Scene  |  Ryan Felton  |  08-19-2014  |  Environment

Old Soul Never Dies: A Quirky, Historical Cleveland Record Label Gets New Lifenew

History is written by the victors. That's why you've heard of Motown or Stax Records and not Cleveland's own soul upstart, Way Out Records. Housed in a storefront on East 55th St. between Euclid and Chester, the label grew out of an odd-couple partnership between a hustler and a cop.
Cleveland Scene  |  Chris Parker  |  07-23-2014  |  Music

Prostitute Anonymousnew

Tales of the street from a former Cleveland madame.
Cleveland Scene  |  Sam Allard  |  06-27-2014  |  Features

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