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Ohio Mysteries

Aug 30, 2021

In 1955, a restaurant full of anglers, vacationers, and local residents in Andover - Ashtabula County's gateway to Pymatuning Lake - suddenly blew up, killing 22 people inside. Three theories emerged as to what caused the blast, though investigators could never prove any of them.

Aug 26, 2021

In 1986, 4-year-old Amanda Adams disappeared from her bedroom in a west side Columbus home. Before the month was out, Amanda and two more people would be dead. Detectives think they know what happened, even if they can't prove it.

Aug 23, 2021

In 1935, a couple of Akron gangsters were convicted of the robbery of a mail truck in Warren after a mail pouch and some of the stolen booty was found floating in the nearby Portage Lakes. But after FBI Public Enemy No. 1 Alvin Karpis robbed a train in Garrettsville - the last great train robbery in America...

Aug 16, 2021

In 1925, The US Navy's first zeppelin - the USS Shenandoah - was ripped apart by turbulence over Noble County. The 14 crew killed included her Ohio-born captain, Zachary Lansdowne. But after area residents stripped the crash site of its wreckage, investigators had little physical evidence to explain the spectacular...

Aug 12, 2021

In 1960, the Cleveland Indians traded one of the most popular players in the team's history - record-setting slugger Rocky Colavito. Since the team hasn't won a world series in 73 years, superstitious fans and sports writers blame that ill-conceived trade as a sign that the sports gods are were not happy with that...