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Grammar Stickler's Parking Ticket Tossed Because Of Missing Comma

The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Weird News

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was mi...

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Sheriff Vows To 'Get Justice' For Chillicothe's Missing Women

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.29.2015 | Crime

A southern Ohio sheriff has vowed to take back the streets in an ongoing effort to find answers in a string of unsolved deaths and disappearances. ...

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3-Year-Old Chillicothe Girl Can't Understand Mom's Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.29.2015 | Crime

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- A small child's heartbreak brought mourners to tears Thursday at the funeral of 26-year-old Tiffany Sayre, the latest victim in a...

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Sheriff Says 'Too Many Women' Are Missing From Small Ohio City

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.29.2015 | Crime

The death of Tiffany Sayre -- the latest women to turn up dead in a small Southern Ohio city plagued by a rash of unexplained disappearances -- has be...

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Another Woman Missing From Small Town Turns Up Dead

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.30.2015 | Crime

The death toll in a small southern Ohio town is now at four after the discovery of yet another missing woman's body in a local waterway. Accor...

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FBI Joins Search For Missing Ohio Women

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.22.2015 | Crime

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- The FBI has joined local law enforcement in the hunt for clues in this small Ohio city, where a number of mysterious deaths and d...

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Pregnant Woman's Suicide A 'Setup,' Family And Friends Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.22.2015 | Crime

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- Five months ago, a young expectant mother here was found dead in a local river. A coroner's ruling that she took her own life sen...

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Police Identify Body Found Not Far From Where Several Ohio Women Vanished

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.01.2015 | Crime

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- Another woman has turned up dead in this small city, leaving residents on edge as authorities try to determine if the slaying is ...

Body Found Not Far From Where Several Ohio Women Vanished

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.22.2015 | Crime

Authorities in southern Ohio are trying to identify a body found not far from where several local women disappeared over the past year. Accordi...

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'These Girls Knew Each Other' ... And Now They're Gone

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.24.2015 | Crime

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- One-by-one, at least four women have disappeared or turned up dead in this small city, where family and friends fear a serial kil...

Man Evades Police, Until He Goes Looking For Missing Hat

AP | Posted 05.21.2015 | Weird News

EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old had successfully eluded officers in northeast Ohio, but a search for his missing hat led him back into the hand...

Man Killed Ex-Wife, Girlfriend, Then Himself: Police

AP | Posted 04.21.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland say a preliminary investigation indicates that a man fatally shot his ex-wife and girlfriend before turning the...

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Kirtland Cult Killings Were 'Mandated By God,' Former Member Says

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.17.2015 | Crime

Twenty-six years ago this Friday, Ronald Luff, the former right-hand man of self-appointed prophet and cult leader Jeffrey Don Lundgren, assisted in t...

Woman Stabbed Boyfriend For Eating All Her Salsa: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.30.2015 | Weird News

Phyllis Jefferson's temper may be as hot as her salsa. Police in Akron, Ohio, said Jefferson, 50, allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the groin with...

Mom Allegedly Allowed Drug Dealer To Rape Daughter In Return For Heroin

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

An Ohio mom accused of providing her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer for sex in exchange for heroin pleaded not guilty today. April Corcoran,...

2 Men Indicted In Slaying Of Elderly Couple

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 03.09.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — An indictment released Monday indicates that an elderly Ohio couple whose bodies were found in their burned-out car last month had ...

Man Arrested After Calling 911 To Report Wife Stole His Cocaine

AP | Posted 03.06.2015 | Crime

ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a northeast Ohio man called 911 to report that his wife stole his cocaine and was then arrested himself. The Revie...

Ohio Police Chief's Brother Killed; Girlfriend Shoots Self

AP | Posted 04.26.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Authorities say the brother of Cleveland's police chief has been killed and the girlfriend suspected in his death shot herself when ...

Ohio Girl, 11, Charged With Murder In Death Of 2-Month-Old Baby

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 04.11.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — An 11-year-old suburban girl has been charged with murder in the beating death of a 2-month-old who was staying overnight with her ...

JUDGE: "This Community Bids You Goodbye"

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 03.16.2015 | Crime

BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — A man on a cocaine binge fatally beat or strangled four others at their homes — in one case, using his own shoestrings — th...

Police Union: Ohio Man Shot At Airport Had Frozen Urine In Vehicle

AP | Posted 01.08.2015 | Crime

A police union official says a bomb squad found containers of frozen urine in the vehicle of man who police say lunged at an officer with a knife and ...

Judge To Walmart Shoplifter: Write A Letter To Your Kids!

Associated Press | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who had her children help her shoplift from a Wal-Mart has been ordered to write them a letter explaining what she ...

2015 Is Off To A Violent Start

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

While millions of merrymakers around the country welcomed in the new year, police around the U.S. were busy responding to numerous reports of criminal...

Missing Maryland Toddler's Body Found In Ohio Creek

Reuters | Brendan O'Brien | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - The body of a missing 14-month-old Maryland boy was found on Wednesday in a central Ohio creek after his mother claimed she had abandoned ...

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Missing Pregnant Woman 'Was Happy' Before She Disappeared: Grandmother

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.24.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Ohio are searching for clues in the disappearance of a young woman who disappeared after telling her family she was pregnant. Shasta...