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University Apologizes For Black History Month Dining Menu Featuring Fried Chicken, Collard Greens

University Apologizes For Black History Month Dining Menu Featuring Fried Chicken, Collard Greens

After a menu featuring fried chicken and collard greens under a photo of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other African American leaders for Black History Month, the president of Wright State University in Ohio and its dining services vendor have apologized. The Dayton Daily News reported that images were circulated on social media, […]

Ohio Mayor Promises To Support Police Against ‘Race-Baiting Black Leaders’

Ohio Mayor Promises To Support Police Against ‘Race-Baiting Black Leaders’

The Mayor of Norwood, Ohio, wrote a letter to the city’s police officers in which he says “police officers across the country are under attack by race-baiting black leaders and cowardly elected officials.” Mayor Thomas Williams’ letter of support to Norwood Police was posted Wednesday to the department’s page, according to Fox 19. “With […]

Sheriff says deadly, flesh-eating drug Krokodil has turned up in Ohio

The deadly, flesh-eating drug Krokodil has made its way to Ohio, an Athen’s county sheriff confirms. Krokodil melts a user’s skin away from the inside out. The drug which started in Siberia in 2002, quickly spread across Russia’s transient and prostitute populations. 10 TV reports, “The deputy said the injection point right in the vein, at […]

Death by a Thousand Cuts: Killing Women’s Right to an Abortion in Ohio Bit by Bit

Unlike Texas’ slash and burn approach to denying women their legal right to an abortion, Ohio has gone the route of death by a thousand cuts. Under a Republican dominated legislature and Republican Governor John Kasich, a stream of petty restrictions has emerged, all designed to deter women from exercising their constitutional right to choose. […]

Three children, 1, 4 and 5 years-old are playing with loaded guns, one boy shoots himself fatally in the head

A four year-old boy in Youngstown, Ohio shot and killed himself on Sunday. Police discovered three handguns in the room where the boy was fatally shot. According to reports, Ray-twon Briggs died after being shot at about 11 p.m. and the county coroner said Monday that the boy died of a perforating gunshot wound to the head […]

Two children found shot to death in Ohio home

Police in southern Ohio say that two children have been found shot to death in their grandparent’s home, but barely any information has been released. The children, 9 and 12 years-old, were found by police just after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, according to a news release provided by Jackson police.             […]

Officer sparks outrage after shooting five kittens in front of children, says they're going to 'Kitty heaven'

An officer for the Humane Society shot five kittens near a home with children observing the disturbing incident. The officer told the kids that the kittens were going to ‘kitty heaven.’ users poured into the officer’s page expressing outrage, which had to be taken down. The Ohio Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to […]

Steubenville: How not to apologize to your rape victim, Trent Mays is sorry "pictures were sent around"

After Judge Thomas Lipps read his decision on the Steubenville rape trial, both boys broke down and wept, as did their families and their lawyers. Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’lik Richmond, 16, were accused of raping ‘Jane Doe’[name withheld for obvious reasons] during a series parties in August 2012. A picture went viral — thanks to […]

On the Steubenville rape trial: New evidence of text messages, verdict expected by Sunday

On Friday three teens testified on the Steubenville, Ohio rape trial, saying they saw two star Big Red football players accused of rape engage in sexual contact with an allegedly drunk 16-year-old girl.  Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’lik Richmond, 16, are accused of raping ‘Jane Doe'[name withheld for obvious reasons] during a series of parties […]

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