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Ohio Mysteries

Nov 28, 2019

The morning of Aug. 9, 1977, Paula Payne left her Dayton home and started her walk to where she worked, teaching nature classes to children at the local natural history museum. She didn't make it.

Nov 25, 2019

Gus Sapharas, an Akron native with a long history of attacks against women and a "not guilty" verdict for killing one, is awaiting trial in the deaths of two more - Karen Bentz of Summit County and Loretta Jean Davis of Portage County. But there are more questions. Could he have been connected to even more attacks,...

Nov 21, 2019

The people who lived in the hamlet of Crosswick in southwest Ohio didn't want to question the strange tracks that crossed the dirt road through town, figuring if they didn't bother the unidentified creature, it wouldn't bother them. But an attack recorded in 1882 suggested they were wrong.

Nov 18, 2019

History says President William Henry Harrison - one of eight presidents Ohio gave our country - died from a cold he caught while delivering his lengthy inaugural speech in a freezing winter rain. His term in the White House lasted just 30 days. But a modern medical analysis of his death suggests it wasn't pneumonia,...

Nov 14, 2019

Helen Vorhees Brach is the story of an Ohio farm girl who became an heiress to the Brach candy empire. But as a wealthy widow, her American dream ended in a nightmare of con artists, show horse racketeers, a greedy handyman and murder.