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Boy Who Vanished on Way to School Found Dead in Chimney

Harley Dilly had been missing 3 weeks

(Newser) - The search for the Ohio boy who went missing on Dec. 20 after heading off to school that morning has come to a tragic end: The body of Harley Dilly, 14, was found Monday night in the chimney of an unoccupied summer home that was in the process of being... More »

Should Bengals, Browns Fans Qualify for Medical Pot?

Ohio board will actually consider the question

(Newser) - Live in the state of Ohio? Suffer from lupus, insomnia, or being a Cincinnati Bengals or Cleveland Browns fan? You could soon qualify for a medical marijuana prescription, even for the latter "condition"—if the State Medical Board of Ohio approves its inclusion on the "eligible" list,... More »

She Was Captive for a Decade. But 'He Couldn't Break Me'

Michelle Knight on Ariel Castro and making the most of life

(Newser) - There's no need to be pessimistic about 2020. "You can overcome all obstacles that stand in your way," says Michelle Knight, who experienced more than enough hardships before spending 11 years as Ariel Castro's sex slave in Cleveland. "You name it, I went through it,... More »

Boy, 14, Set Out for School, Hasn't Been Seen Since

Search for Ohio teen Harley Dilly expanded nationwide

(Newser) - Harley Dilly set off for school the morning of December 20 wearing a puffy maroon jacket and grey sweatpants. The Ohio 14-year-old was captured by a surveillance camera between 6am and 7am in the vicinity of his Port Clinton home and his school campus—but he never made it to... More »

40 Years After Stampede, 'Healing' for The Who

Band will return to Cincinnati in April

(Newser) - The Who is returning to perform in Cincinnati for the first time since 11 fans were crushed to death during a concert in 1979. "We need to go back to Cincinnati … as soon as we can," Pete Townshend announced in a WCPO documentary aired Tuesday, the 40th... More »

Thanksgiving Was Extra-Special at This Zoo

Polar bear born Thursday morning at Ohio's Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

(Newser) - An Ohio zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear cub. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says the cub, shown in a Columbus Dispatch video , was born early Thursday morning to 13-year-old Aurora, per the AP . "The #ColumbusZoo is #thankful to welcome a new polar bear cub born... More »

Giraffes, Other Animals Die in Blaze at Ohio Wildlife Park

At least 10 animals killed in barn fire

(Newser) - At least 10 animals were killed in a barn fire that erupted at an Ohio wildlife park, officials said. The blaze began about 6:15pm Thursday at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, the AP reports. Three bongos, three giraffes, three red river hogs, and a springbok housed... More »

She Was Getting Mauled by a Dog. He Grabbed a Toy Soldier

88-year-old Leonard Miller saves young neighbor in Ohio with plastic Christmas decoration

(Newser) - A young girl in Ohio is alive thanks to a quick-thinking man next door and a plastic Christmas decoration. Leonard Miller says he was in his Perry Township home Sunday when his 13-year-old neighbor started banging on his door, yelling that her 10-year-old sister was being attacked by a pit... More »

She Wrote Letters to Dylann Roof. Now, a 15-Year Sentence

Ohio's Elizabeth Lecron had pleaded guilty to plotting 2 terror attacks

(Newser) - An Ohio woman fixated on the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School, as well as one at a historically black church in Charleston, SC, in 2015, now knows her fate for plotting two terror attacks herself. The US Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio says that... More »

9 Charged After Student Dies Amid Alleged Frat Hazing

Indictments include involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide

(Newser) - The death of an Ohio University student and a related investigation into alleged hazing by fraternity members has led to charges against nine people, including two former students indicted for involuntary manslaughter and another for reckless homicide, the AP reports. The Athens County prosecutor announced indictments Tuesday related to the... More »

Mayoral Election Really Could Be a Coin Flip

That's how the incumbent won the office, too

(Newser) - A mayoral election in a small Ohio village could once again be decided by a coin toss. Candidates Travis Boyd and Grant Downes each received 127 votes in Tuesday's election in Magnolia, a village of just under 1,000 people about 70 miles south of Cleveland. A coin toss... More »

She Was Killed by a Falling Log. Now, Murder Charges for 2 Teens

Jaden Churchheus and Jordan Buckley, both 16, will be tried as adults in death of Victoria Schafer

(Newser) - Two Ohio teens have been charged with murder after a photographer was killed in September by a log pushed off a cliff. CBS News reports Jaden Churchheus and Jordan Buckley, both 16, are accused in the death of 44-year-old mom of four Victoria Schafer, who was taking senior pictures on... More »

He Returned From Jail to Find Wife's Mutilated Body

Ohio's Mary Matthews likely killed by her Great Danes

(Newser) - A man was released from jail Friday, only to find his wife had been killed the same day, likely by her own dogs, according to Ohio police. Dale Matthews says he called his son to pick him up from Warren County Jail, where he was held on a warrant for... More »

Carrie Costume Fools Cops: They 'Thought I Was Dead'

'HAHAHAHA IM SO SORRY' adds Sidney Wolfe

(Newser) - Her car was totalled, but Sidney Wolfe walked away with only a bruised leg after a run-in with a deer last week in Ohio. Still, "everyone who was a first responder thought I was dead." That's because the 20-year-old Ohio woman, who appears in a Marshall University... More »

Teens Charged With Murder in Photog's Death

Jaden Churchheus and Jordan Buckley, 16, apparently showed a 'lack of remorse'

(Newser) - Two Ohio teens accused of killing a photographer with a 74-pound log will be tried as adults, Cleveland.com reports. Jaden Churchheus and Jordan Buckley, 16, apparently shoved the log off a cliff last month, killing 44-year-old Victoria Schafer as she took photos of high school students near Old Man’... More »

Deputy's Toilet Mishap Leads to Mistrial

He dropped stun belt control

(Newser) - An Ohio judge declared a mistrial after a deputy assigned to watch a defendant who was wearing a stun belt went to a restroom and accidentally dropped the belt's control device in a toilet, causing shocks to the defendant. Franklin County Sheriff's Office spokesman Marc Gofstein says that... More »

Lawsuit: Drug Firms Acted Like a Cartel. Now, a $260M Deal

Ohio's Summit, Cuyahoga counties to be paid by 4 major companies for their role in opioid epidemic

(Newser) - Two counties in Ohio could have pulled in $8 billion if they'd won their legal battle in court against Big Pharma. Instead, in an 11th-hour deal, they've settled for $260 million against three major distributors and a manufacturer for their role in the opioid epidemic, the Wall Street ... More »

2 Teenagers Arrested in Woman's Odd Death

Ohio state photographer Victoria Schafer was killed by a falling log

(Newser) - Last month, an Ohio state photographer was killed by a falling log . Now two teens have been arrested for allegedly forcing that log over a cliff, the Dayton Daily News reports. Victoria Schafer died Sept. 2 when the 80-pound log hit her near Old Man's Cave in Hocking Hills... More »

Johnson & Johnson Settles With 2 Counties Over Opioids

More than $20M to go to Ohio's Cuyahoga and Summit counties

(Newser) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement worth more than $20 million with two Ohio counties, becoming the latest company to settle a lawsuit to get out of the first federal trial over the nation's opioids crisis. The deal with Cuyahoga and Summit counties comes... More »

All 4 'Extremely Dangerous' Escaped Inmates Captured

Authorities say men overpowered female guards at Ohio prison

(Newser) - Four inmates described as "extremely dangerous" escaped from a county jail in Ohio early Sunday after overpowering two female guards, authorities say, but all four have since been recaptured, nearly 400 miles away, per WCHS . The Gallia County Sheriff's Office says Brynn Martin, 40; Christopher M. Clemente, 24;... More »

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