The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
Attorneys for Billy Slagle, who was scheduled to be executed on Wednesday, say they’re shocked the man was found Sunday hanging in his cell.
The county saw ten people between the ages of 13 and 18 take their own life in 2012. That’s more than the previous four years combined.
Police say a man went to the south Columbus home of his estranged wife and asked to be let in before he fatally shot her and then committed suicide.
Authorities in Cleveland say a man fatally shot his airport-security-officer wife, fired at a second person, and then killed himself at an off-site airport employee parking lot.
Police say three children, their uncle, and their grandmother have been found dead inside a Toledo garage in what appears to be a murder-suicide.
Sgt. Adam Holcomb of Youngstown is one of eight soldiers charged in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, a Chinese-American soldier who committed suicide last year.
Police responded to 1296 Elderwood Ave. Saturday night after receiving a report that a man was killing a woman inside his residence.
An Upper Arlington elementary school is mourning the death of two of its students. Police continue to investigate what they’re calling a murder-suicide.
The US senate is debating a bill that would provide billions of dollars in benefits for veterans. A major part of the money would be used for mental health services.
Each year in the United States 31-thousand Americans commit suicide. In Ohio, three people take their own lives every day. And 25-thousand Ohioans visit to the emergency room each year for failed suicide attempts. Local mental health professionals say in Ohio and across the country maybe having trouble coping with job-related stress.