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.
A New Albany doctor charged with raping and killing a pregnant woman has pleaded not guilty.
Authorities say a teenager who fought off an attacker and grabbed the man’s cellphone led to the arrest of a Wittenberg University professor on rape and kidnapping charges.
17-year-old Karen Adamswent missing in 1975 while walking to a friend’s house. Her body was found in a ditch the next day in Blacklick.
A man captured in Mexico and then convicted for kidnapping and raping a 9-year-old Ohio girl is to be sentenced Thursday in southwest Ohio.
Two more people have been indicted on charges of firebombing the house of a 71-year-old rape victim.
Ohio State university earlier this week issued a crime alert after a student was sexually assaulted outside a laboratory. Federal Law mandates Universities and colleges notify students when a serious crime happens on campus. But not everyone on the OSU campus received the alert. WOSU reports there’s some confusion, at least among students, about who gets those emailed crime alerts.
Police in Columbus say they have a man in custody who is a potential suspect in a series of rapes dating back to June. Seven women reported being assaulted since then.
Over the weekend an Ohio State University student reported to police she was kidnapped and raped at knifepoint. The alleged crime happened in an area considered safe by some students. But now those students are taking extra precautions.
The Franklin County Grand Jury arraigned John Michael Eugene White Friday on two counts of aggravated murder. White is accused of killing his girlfriend’s baby boy.
Officials say D-N-A evidence used to connect a suspect to a series of rapes sat untested for more than two years because authorities didn’t have money to pay for analysis.