Protests but also hugs on convention's quiet last day

CLEVELAND (AP) — The four-day Republican convention drew to a close Thursday night with a total of only two dozen protest-related arrests, a relief to city officials and police who had braced for mass disruptions and violence during this summer of bloodshed.

  • Written by MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

GOP convention ends quietly with few arrests after protests

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tensions gave way to relief in Cleveland as the Republican convention concluded quietly with two dozen arrests over four days thanks to a massive police presence and protesters' own concerns for their safety.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press