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

Judge: Ohio State didn't defame fired marching band director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state court has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a fired Ohio State University marching band director who claimed that negative statements surrounding his dismissal were slanderous, defamatory and an invasion of his privacy.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press