Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Organizers of Cincinnati’s upcoming Flying Pig Marathon plan are reviewing security measures in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon explosions.
Firefighters say one person was killed Monday morning in an explosion at an oil- and gas-well site near Bolivar, about 65 miles south of Cleveland.
The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate the train derailment and subsequent explosion in north Columbus on Wednesday.
Authorities say a fire from a natural gas line rupture and explosion is under control in a rural area of Southern Ohio.
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating the blast at the Jerusalem Restaurant.
Police say the explosion in Fairborn may have happened after someone working at the home ruptured an underground gas line.
Authorities in Nelsonville are still investigating a Saturday night explosion that forced the evacuation of 60 homes in the Athens County community. No one was injured. The driver of a Jeep skidded off a city street and gasoline spread through the city’s storm water drainage system.
Some 16,000 customers are still without power Monday afternoon following a fire at a neighborhood substation. The five a-m explosion and blaze caused an initial loss of power to more than 32,000 customers. AEP doesn’t expect complete restoration of service until Tuesday.
Ohio public transportation officials are asking drivers and riders to be on the lookout for any unusual activity in response to fatal attacks on the subway and buses in London.