Rally to remember black Ohio motorist killed by campus cop

CINCINNATI (AP) — A rally marking the anniversary of the death of a black motorist fatally shot by a white University of Cincinnati police officer during a traffic stop is scheduled in Cincinnati.


Cleveland police are relying heavily on bike patrols

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police trying to keep protests from turning violent during the Republican convention are relying heavily on officers on bikes, who are not only more maneuverable but are seen as friendlier and less intimidating.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press, MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

Bear that escaped zoo had climbed trees with electric wires

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A young black bear that escaped its Ohio zoo enclosure by scaling a fence with electrified wires previously climbed trees wrapped with "hot wires" intended to jolt animals as a deterrent, according to an inspection report.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Some facts and figures about the site of the GOP convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Quicken Loans Arena, the site of the Republican National Convention now underway in downtown Cleveland, got a speedy makeover from hallowed basketball arena to political ground zero. Some facts and figures about the facility: