Q&A: Why groups are suing Cleveland over RNC protest rules

CLEVELAND (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has sued Cleveland on behalf of a homeless organization and two groups planning marches during next month's Republican National Convention, alleging the city's rules for protests violate free speech rights. For example, the lawsuit says a large event zone of 3.3-square miles is "absurd" and other city rules also place a burden on anyone who lives and works in downtown Cleveland.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Cleveland monitor says reporting misconduct should be easier

CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of a team monitoring Cleveland's agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to reform the city police department says the city needs to simplify the process for lodging misconduct complaints against officers.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

County could owe millions to employees over pay cuts

CLEVELAND (AP) — The county that's home to Cleveland could owe more than $10 million to nearly 150 employees whose pay was slashed when their positions were reclassified under the new charter government.

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