Dec 24, 2018
For more than 50 years, the country accepted without question
that Wooster, Ohio immigrant August Imgard was the first to
decorate a Christmas tree in America. His charming story was told
and retold by newspapers from coast to coast every December.
But was Imgard really the first? Ninety-nine years after...
Dec 17, 2018
On March 15, 1971, sheep rancher Clifford Badger is returning
from a morning business trip when he stops to pick up the mail
outside his farmhouse in West Salem. He finds a box of homemade
chocolates, and a simple handwritten message that reads "To Our
A few minutes later, Clifford would be lying dead...
Dec 10, 2018
In 1925-26, a man with a face painted red and a maniacal laugh
stalked the west end of Toledo, randomly selecting women and
clubbing them - many, to the death.
A serial killer still unidentified to this date had this city on the edge of hysteria, and with good reason.
Dec 3, 2018
Two days after Christmas in 1928, 4-year-old Melvin Horst is
playing in a vacant lot with a friend when he realizes its dinner
time. "Goodbye, Bobbie. I got to go home now," he says. An hour
later, all his parents find is a little red wagon abandoned in the
For the next year, local bootleggers and mobsters...