In Cleveland, sea of white reflects GOP's math problem

After Mitt Romney lost the 2012 presidential election, Republican Party heavyweights uniformly agreed that white voters alone do not hold the keys to winning the White House.

  • Written by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

Justices: No tax break for charter-school property manager

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a nonprofit property management company created by a charter school can't claim a school-related exemption from property taxes.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Authorities: Boy, 2, hurt in lawn mower accident in Ohio

HAYESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A 2-year-old boy has been hospitalized with serious injuries after authorities say his leg was caught in the blades of a garden tractor's lawn mower in northern Ohio.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cleveland police chief hits the streets to keep the peace

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams has never been far from the action during the Republican convention, taking charge when a flag-burning turned into a melee, stepping in when demonstrators nearly came to blows and joining bicycle officers on patrol.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press