Cleveland’s ‘Moral Dilemma’ on Lead Poisoning; ‘We Just Don’t Have the Money’ in Kansas

How Palm Beach has adapted to Trump visits; ranks of Alaska village public safety officers dwindle; and proposed 51st state would “rival Texas in prosperity.”

Republican National Convention Security Taps Into the ‘Internet of Things’

State and local agencies are sharing geospatial and video information from sensors to keep the public safe during a tense convention.

The Security Challenge in Cleveland

The city says its police are ready for the Republican National Convention, but in the year of Trump, everyone is on edge.

All of Cleveland Will be a 'No Drone Zone' for the GOP Convention

The zone could be big enough to encompass at least five counties in Northeast Ohio. Kids, put away those toy airplanes in the backyard, please.

Cleveland Preparing for Violence at the Republican National Convention

The police department is buying 2,000 new sets of riot gear, even as it begins mandated reforms monitored by the Justice Department.

Cleveland Increases Age Requirement to Purchase Cigarettes

A movement to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes seems to have caught fire.

What It Takes to Map Every Abandoned House in Cleveland

Eight pairs of surveyors are covering every street in the city to determine exactly how many homes are vacant.

What Mayors Can Do to Manage a Crisis of Ferguson Proportions

At their annual conference, African-American mayors are told that most cities lack effective crisis-management teams.

Can the Feds Clean Up Cleveland's Police Force?

The city and the Justice Department unveiled a consent decree on Tuesday afternoon aimed at reforming the troubled law-enforcement agency.

Cleveland’s ‘Jock Tax’ Faces Big Setback in Court

The way Ohio’s second-largest city taxes out-of-town athletes sparked a lawsuit by two former NFL players.