Concerts and Sporting Events Could Be Canceled Until 2021, Mayors Say

Fearing a resurgence of the novel coronavirus, a handful of mayors said they would consider banning mass gatherings until next year.

Scofflaw City? Cash-Strapped East Cleveland Battles to Retain Contested Red-Light Cameras

Collections agents press traffic ticket holders for payment while the Ohio Supreme Court reviews red-light cases from across the state.

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.

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.

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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.