Cleveland Seeks Input on Unwanted Basketball Hoops, Buys Them Anyway

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson ordered a community forum Thursday night to discuss the most popular act of vandalism in West Park history.

At issue was the future of a lone basketball court at the center of sprawling Impett Park, which is surrounded by dozens of homes. Last spring, the court's heavy-duty hoops were mangled in the dead of night and later removed, with damages estimated at $14,000. Police interviewed neighbors, but made no arrests.

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