Tag Archives: Cleveland (Ohio)

Blighted Cities Prefer Razing to Rebuilding

BALTIMORE — Shivihah Smith’s East Baltimore neighborhood, where he lives with his mother and grandmother, is disappearing. The block one over is gone. A dozen rowhouses on an adjacent block were ... Read more

Man Who Held Ohio Women Captive Is Found Dead

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man sentenced last month to life in prison for holding three women captive in his home for a decade, was found hanging in his prison cell on Tuesday night after apparently hanging ... Read more

Down in the Delta, Outsiders Who Arrived to Teach Now Find a Home

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — If you are from around here, you know Doug Friedlander is not. Born in New York City and reared on Long Island, Mr. Friedlander is Jewish and vegetarian and has a ... Read more