Tag Archive for Ohio

Huge snake found floating in Ohio river

Fisherman this week discovered a very large dead snake floating in the icy cold Chagrin River in northeastern Ohio. They fished out the body and reported it to officials, but also took pictures documenting the retrieval. The news anchor in the Fox News piece notes that the snake was a “boa constrictor” but the rest…

I left my heart in Ohio…

What a bizarre story! A heart, suspected to be human, unexpectedly appeared in an Ohio field, next to a parking lot. A plastic bag, containing the organ, was discovered by paramedics who initially threw it away, but, soon after, retrieved it for testing. Here is a quote from the Norwalk Reflector: About Aug. 25, a…

Ohio psychic scam busted

News brief: Another psychic caught using the old standby, I must remove the curse on you, give me money. She was arrested. Remember, all psychics are basically useless and you DON’T have a curse. Don’t be gullible. A Madison woman faces charges for allegedly using her psychic reading business as a fear tactic to scam people…

River woes as mystery spills pollute water

A giant wave of foam overtakes the River Lea in London while unidentified brown “gunk” affects an Ohio river making locals nervous. A wall of suds appeared on the River Lea. Authorities have not been able to figure out how it developed. Huge mass of foam floats down River Lea in north-east London – News…

Ohio lawmakers lack science education, want to be sure everyone else does too

Once again, nonscientists are dictating how to do science. They are mistaken. And they have an agenda. Ohio lawmakers want to limit the teaching of the scientific process. The bill, currently under consideration by the Ohio Assembly, is intended to revoke a previous approval of the Common Core educational standards, which target math and literacy.…

Another Slenderman-connected attack. Another girl. More parental reaction.

Another attack is connected to Slenderman, this time in Ohio. This one sounds less connected, more complicated, and like an overreaction to a scapegoat cause. We can’t tell if it is a copycat case or the Mother seeing a post hoc connection. Hamilton Co. mom: Daughter’s knife attack influenced by Slender Man | Local News…

Genoskwa project imagines an stone-skinned Bigfoot

Not only do you have some work to do in providing acceptable evidence for Bigftoot, but now someone needs to explain clearly to me how you get a Bigfoot relative out of Native American legends about stone giants. As is the way of amateur research and investigation groups (ARIGS), they will present their research to…

Bullet in a Bible

What if he was reading the Satanic Bible instead? Yep, that might have worked just as well. It’s physics, not a miracle. Dayton RTA driver saved by religious text Rickey Wagoner, 49, of Trotwood, was assaulted by three men in the 1900 block of Lakeview Avenue, while standing outside of his bus. Three shots were…

Nope, not a mountain lion in Ohio

This local news story caused some concern in Ohio. Was this a mountain lion? Animal Spotted In Canal Winchester is Identified. After viewing surveillance video, state wildlife officials have identified a large animal caught roaming through Canal Winchester. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says after seeing the animal move, they believe it is a…

Bigfoot promotes tourism

This is nothing new but how long will it take for people to miss the “fake” part. Not long, and since its for tourism, the promoters won’t care why you come, just that you come. Bigfoot videos planned to promote tourism – Logan Daily News: News. There’s enough interest in local sightings of Bigfoot —…

The Bigfoot defense: Bigfoot caused me to crash the car

Ghosts and demons are often blamed for bad judgement calls. Now, it’s Bigfoot. And, why the hell not? Right? Teen blames Bigfoot in Fairfield Twp. crash – SalemNews.net. A 17-year-old Columbiana teen claimed he saw Bigfoot while driving on Bunker Hill Road last week. According to the highway patrol report, Robert James Mehlen Sevenich of…

Hershberger cancer case drama continues

We first covered the Sarah Hershberger case back in August when the hospital took charge of her treatment when parents refused to continue life-saving chemotherapy for her leukemia. Then, that was reconsidered. Hospital fights parents to continue chemo for leukemia victim (UPDATE: Reconsider). One judge granted parental rights over the welfare of a child. Family…

Yep, you’re officially dead, no going back now

What does this guy do now? Talk about being off the grid. You’re still dead, Ohio court tells man. Donald Miller, 61, testified Monday that he disappeared in 1986 after losing his job, leaving behind a wife, two children and thousands of dollars of unpaid child support, according to James Hammer, the attorney for Miller’s…

Now Ohio goes Bigfoot crazy

This is getting to be a meme or something. Or it’s contagious. What it ISN’T is great evidence for the reality of Bigfoot. It’s more of the same weak, wishful thinking and media influence. A footprint and a reported sighting from Ohio – neither is, as usual, very impressive. But the media just laps it…

Mother faked child’s cancer story

Emily Creno is charged with one felony count of child endangerment. Ohio woman accused of faking young son’s cancer | www.daytondailynews.com. A central Ohio woman faked a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son and shaved his head in a scheme that convinced him and others he was dying and bilked people out of donations, authorities…

Ohio UFO discovered to be remote-controlled helicopter

Expect this to become very VERY common. UFO was a remote-controlled helicopter | The News-Messenger | thenews-messenger.com. The unidentified flying object a resident reported seeing on Stone and Napoleon streets this week was not piloted by aliens, police said. The UFO was a remote-controlled helicopter an Everett Road man had been flying at night this…