Cleveland says it's well-prepared to host GOP convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland officials say the city, its police department and other safety forces are well-prepared to provide security and medical care during the Republican National Convention.


Cops investigate boy's entry into exhibit, gorilla's killing

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police said Tuesday they were investigating the circumstances surrounding a 4-year-old boy entering a gorilla's exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and the animal being shot to death to protect the child. A federal investigation is also planned.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Cincinnati Zoo director defends killing gorilla to save boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo's director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit, noting it's easy to second-guess after the child was recovered safely.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Ohio treasurer alleges governor killed online spending bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's treasurer is accusing the governor of killing a signature bill in 2014 that would have assured the future of his online database of government spending.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent