Almost two centuries before there was a man named Obama in the White House, there was a man named Obama shackled in the bowels of a slave ship. There is no proof that the unidentified Obama has ties to President Barack Obama. All they share is a name. But that is exactly the commonality that Emory University researchers hope to build upon as they delve into the origins of Africans who were taken up and sold.
Police were called to the 900 block of Hancock St. on Tuesday to investigate a 2-month-old baby's death.
They arrived at the house at about 7:45 a.m. to find Cameron Coleman unconscious and not breathing, so they performed CPR, according to the report.
The Ohio Parole Board has refused to release an Ohio man convicted of killing a neighbor at her home in 1969.
The Advocate newspaper reports the board refused parole for 68-year-old William Siddle of Newark on Tuesday.
A state prisons spokesman says Siddle's release was denied until at least 2017, when there would be another hearing.
A space heater near a mattress caused an accidental fire that killed a 4-year-old boy, his mother and a man who was staying with them late Christmas Eve at a Columbus home reported to be vacant, fire officials said Wednesday.
A southern Ohio judge has ordered the continued closure of a medical clinic described by authorities as little more than a drug house.
Greater Medical Advance in Wheelersburg was temporarily closed last week by a Scioto County judge. The facility's operator and clinic's doctor face charges of corrupt activity and drug trafficking.
Bambi, Forrest Gump and Hannibal Lecter have at least one thing in common: Their cinematic adventures were chosen by the Library of Congress to be preserved in the world's largest archive of film, TV and sound recordings.