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Ohio Mysteries

Feb 27, 2020

In 1848, Alexander and Rachel McAdams were raising their six children on a farm outside Ashtabula when the first of their children died. Over the next two years, four more children would die, one at a time, unexpectedly and without explanation. Was someone poisoning the family?

Feb 24, 2020

Peggy Andrews was just a dozen steps from the door of the boarding house where the Columbus Business School student was living when she was likely forced at gunpoint to put down her books and follow a killer to her death in a garage a few houses away. Police have DNA in this 1962 case and are hoping one day,...

Feb 20, 2020

The 16-year-old Hamilton, Ohio teen was sweet and kind, but she was also attracted to a rowdy crowd. It led her to the parking lot of a biker bar, where she willingly entered the car of a man her friends didn't know. Her body was found two weeks later.

Feb 17, 2020

Since the 1700s, Ohio settlers have been reporting sightings of an unusual aquatic species, describing it as 17- to 60-feet long with a sleek body. In the 90s, voters in a newspaper poll named the local legend South Bay Bessie and businessmen raised a reward fund to pay anyone who could catch it. But the Lake Erie...

Feb 13, 2020

10-Minute Mystery: Sweetest DayIf you're outside of Ohio, good chance you've never heard of Sweetest Day. If you're in Ohio, good chance you're not doing it right. How Sweetest Day got started, and the mystery of how we came to be doing it wrong, as well as the debate over its origins.