Jul 29, 2019
In 1978, school teacher Leslie Barker went to a Akron nightclub to participate in what was that decades version of a computerized matchmaking program. She met a man and made plans for a date. But she never made it home. Her remains were found in a burned out car about five hours after the bartender last...
Jul 25, 2019
In 1920, owners of semi-pro football teams throughout the Midwest met to form what became the National Football League. And the first NFL champs set a record that stands today. The Akron Pros defense only gave away 7 points that entire season. Interestingly, the season all but faded from memory, with the...
Jul 22, 2019
John Dillinger's career as America's most famous bank robber lasted less than a year. He died in a hail of bullets outside a movie theater in Chicago in 1934. A few months later, after the last of his gang was dead or executed, the FBI turned their focus on a farm in Northwest Ohio. One of the gang's key...
Jul 18, 2019
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