Ohio

  • Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully!' sign on a busy street 11-04-2014 12:06 PM

    An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an 'I AM A BULLY!' sign on a busy street this weekend. Edmond Aviv, 62, who was...
  • Ohio driver finds $12,000 stash of marijuana in spare tire 06-03-2014 10:10 AM

    An Ohio woman took the car she bought seven months ago to a dealership to replace a flat tire this week and learned she has been driving around with eight pounds of marijuana in the spare. Mechanics at the dealership in Amherst, Ohio, west of Cleveland made the discovery when...
  • As snowy winter drags on, Northeast struggles to cope 06-02-2014 07:48 AM

    The latest in a series of winter storms hit the United States on Wednesday, dropping wet, heavy snow in the Northeast states that disrupted travel and threatened supplies of salt needed to keep roads clear. Officials in New York and New Jersey warned they were starting to run short of...
  • Bail plea of 35 crew members of detained US ship rejected 30-10-2013 09:07 PM

    Tuticorin: A sessions court on Wednesday rejected the bail petitions of the 35 crew members of US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio, arrested on October 18 on charges of illegally carrying arms and straying into Indian waters. Judge Paul Durai rejected their bail petitions when the matter came up for...
  • Indian action to arrest Seaman Guard Ohio's crew inappropriate: Ship owner 21-10-2013 08:54 AM

    Washington: A US-based firm that owns the ship that has been detained off the coast of Tamil Nadu on Sunday termed the action as "inappropriate" and said it is working diplomatically and through the judicial system to prove the innocence of 35 detained crew members and get them released. "Our...
  • Ohio man who held three women captive commits suicide 04-09-2013 02:08 PM

    Columbus: The man who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade before one escaped and alerted authorities has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official said. Ariel Castro, 53, was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at...
  • Ohio man holds 'idiot' sign in public as an apology for threatening policemen 04-09-2013 09:39 AM

    A man who threatened officers in Cleveland is making a court-ordered public apology by standing near a police station with a sign describing himself as an idiot. A judge had ordered 58-year-old Richard Dameron to stand outside a local police station with a sign bearing an apology. He began the...
  • Ohio kidnappings: Accused pleads guilty, gets life plus 1000 years in prison 27-07-2013 12:49 PM

    A man accused of kidnapping three women, keeping them captive in his Cleveland home for a decade and raping them repeatedly is waiting to be sentenced after pleading guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty. Ariel Castro, 53, a former school bus driver, pleaded guilty Friday to 937...
  • Ariel Castro pleads guilty in Ohio kidnap case 27-07-2013 09:04 AM

    A man accused of imprisoning three women in his home and subjecting them to rapes and beatings for a decade avoided the death penalty Friday, pleading guilty in a deal that will keep him in prison for life. "The captor is now the captive," Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty said...
  • US: Sinkhole swallows car in Ohio, driver rescued using a ladder 04-07-2013 04:49 PM

    A shocker to the drivers in Ohio. A car went missing due to a giant sinkhole in the road. Officials say a pipe burst could be the reason for the cave in. The 60-year-old-woman, whose car was sucked in by the hole, was rescued using a ladder and was taken...
  • US: Plane crashes at an air show in Ohio; two dead 23-06-2013 09:43 AM

    Washington: Two people were killed in a small plane crash at an air show in the US state of Ohio, a media report said. The crash occurred around 12.45 pm at the 39th Vectren Dayton Air Show near Dayton, Ohio, Xinhua reported citing the Dayton Daily News. A 450 HP...
  • Longest held Cleveland captive now out of hospital 11-05-2013 06:41 AM

    Cleveland: Michelle Knight, freed earlier this week as the longest held of four captives in a dungeon-like Cleveland house, was discharged from the hospital on Friday and went into seclusion. Two other women held with Knight - Amanda Berry, 27, and Gina DeJesus, 23, along with a 6-year-old girl -...
  • US: Abduction victims will need therapy, survivors say 08-05-2013 06:42 AM

    The three young women imprisoned for around a decade in a white two-story house in Ohio are going to need support and, most of all, privacy as they re-integrate into society, survivors of other long-term kidnapping ordeals said on Tuesday. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who went missing...
  • US: Three missing women found in Ohio, three arrested 07-05-2013 10:59 AM

    Cleveland: Three women who went missing separately about a decade ago, when they were in their teens or early 20s, had been tied up and held in a home just south of downtown before being found on Monday, and three brothers were arrested, police said. One of the women frantically...
  • Reading Shakespeare may help autistic kids communicate better 31-03-2013 12:42 PM

    Washington: Teaching strategies based on texts by English poet and playwright William Shakespeare may boost communication and socialising skills in autistic kids, scientists say. Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Nisonger Center are allowing children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to study with the university's student actors...
  • Americans vote in neck-and-neck race for the White House 07-11-2012 12:02 AM

    Cleveland/Chicago: President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House. Capping a long...
  • US elections: 9 swing states can change the game 06-11-2012 09:25 AM

    There are nine swing states that the vote camps are focusing on with 110 electoral college votes between them even to the last minute. Republican candidate Mitt Romney is planning to campaign through the election day in the key states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. ...
  • US Elections: On final lap, Romney, Obama focus on key states 05-11-2012 05:01 PM

    Madison: President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney storm into the final day of their long presidential contest, mounting one last effort to protect their flanks while engaging in the toughest battleground of all - Ohio. The two campaigns were ready to leave matters in the hands of voters and their...
  • Sandy: Romney urges supporters to remember victims 30-10-2012 11:01 AM

    Avon Lake: Mitt Romney is urging supporters to donate to the Red Cross or other relief agencies gearing up to help storm victims. In one of his last campaign appearances before suspending those events as Hurricane Sandy came ashore, Romney also called on supporters in the path of the hurricane...
  • Indian cos created 50,000 jobs in US: Official 27-10-2012 09:50 AM

    Washington: At a time when unemployment is a major issue in the US due to its poor economic status, Indian companies through its massive investments in America have created 50,000 jobs in the country, a top US diplomat said. "Our economic relationship is very much a two way street. Both...
  • Indian-American couple killed in plane crash 20-06-2011 11:33 AM

    Washington: An Indian-American doctor couple from New Jersey was killed when their single-engine plane crashed into an Ohio cornfield and burst into flames shortly after takeoff on Sunday. Viswanathan Rajaraman, the 54-year-old pilot, and Mary J Sundaram, his 50-year-old wife and the only passenger, were attempting to take off from...
  • US mom cooked baby in microwave, convicted 14-05-2011 12:49 PM

    Dayton: Jurors in an Ohio woman's third trial found her guilty Friday of killing her baby daughter by cooking her in a microwave oven. China Arnold was convicted of aggravated murder in the death of 28-day-old Paris Talley in August 2005. Arnold could receive the death penalty. The sentencing phase...
  • Youngsters choose self-esteem over sex, money 07-01-2011 10:05 PM

    Washington: A study has found that college students prefer self-esteem over sex, money and other indulgent activities like food and alcohol. "It is somewhat surprising how this desire to feel worthy and valuable trumps almost any other pleasant activity you can imagine," said Brad Bushman, professor of communication and psychology...
  • US: sudden fame for homeless man 07-01-2011 10:54 AM

    The former radio announcer took the internet by storm and is now getting job offers from all over the world. ...