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Ohio Mysteries

Sep 28, 2020

How could a freedom-loving country agree to a nationwide ban on alcohol? Historians say if you want to blame Prohibition on someone, look no further than Ohio's Wayne Wheeler. Who's Wayne Wheeler?

Sep 24, 2020

In 2020, an Oregon man asked an Ohio court for permission to exhume President Harding from his crypt in Marion, Ohio in order to obtain direct DNA evidence that he is the grandson of Harding and his lover, Nan Britton. The story of a White House love affair during the Roaring Twenties and the daughter it produced.

Sep 21, 2020

Ashley Summers was going through a rebellious phase as many 14-year-olds do when she was sent to live with her grandma in Cleveland's Tremont area in the summer of 2007. When she failed to return home after a pool party, many wondered if she had run away. But as the years have passed without word from the girl who...

Sep 16, 2020

The year 1963 was a dark one for the stretch of Stark County from Massillon to Canton. Gangland murders and raids on underworld prostitution houses resulted in one bizarre headline after another. But nothing so chilling as the murder of 20-year-old Sandra Kay Young in Perry Township - beaten, slashed and shot in the...

Sep 14, 2020

Mary Jane Vangilder was a mother of five and wife of an abusive husband when she walked away from her West Virginia home in 1945 and wound up at a wartime factory in Plymouth, Ohio. A few months later, mail from her children bounced back undeliverable, starting a 75-year-old search for the missing woman. Thanks to a...