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# Ohio

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# Investigation
Bodies of three women found wrapped in plastic bags in Ohio
Police say they are searching for more victims.
# Cleveland
Three women in Ohio kidnap case thank public for support after 'ordeal'
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held captive for a decade.
# Bizarre
Video: Dramatic rescue after woman's car swallowed by sinkhole
The driver was unharmed, but “shaken-up” after the ordeal.
# ariel castro
Man pleads not guilty to the kidnap and rape of three women for a decade
Ariel Castro has also been charged with two counts of aggravated murder after he caused the termination of one of the women’s pregnancies.
# michelle knight
Final victim in Ohio kidnap case leaves hospital 'in good spirits'
Michelle Knight, 32, thanked the local community for the “outpouring of flowers and gifts”.
# ohio kidnap
Prosecutor may seek death penalty in US kidnap case
Prosecutors say that charges will be sought against Ariel Castro for every act of sexual violence, rape, every day of kidnapping, every felonious assault, attempted murder and aggravated murder alleged.
Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus
About 4,000 people go missing for a time in Ireland each year – and the emotional impact on their loved ones, who live with ongoing uncertainty and questions, is immense. They must be given proper support, writes, Dermot Browne.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added terrible (and expensive) rooms for rent
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Found
Ariel Castro in court, charged with rape and kidnapping
Court documents show how Castro lured three women into his vehicle about 10 years ago.
# Rescue
Cleveland kidnap escape: Man charged with rape and kidnapping
Ariel Castro is accused of kidnapping and raping three women who were rescued from his home earlier this week.
# Found
Ohio kidnapped women 'were bound and chained'
Cleveland’s police chief has said he expects the three men arrested in connection with the kidnapping are likely to be charged today.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Going Viral
How Cleveland kidnap hero Charles Ramsey became an internet sensation
He was just eating his McDonald’s and then suddenly he was all over the internet…
# ohio kidnap
Neighbours 'saw naked woman crawling' in backyard of Ohio kidnap house
Charges have yet to be filed against the three brothers who were arrested in connection with the Cleveland kidnapping.
# Found
Questions raised over how Ohio kidnap was hidden for 10 years
“The nightmare is over. These three young ladies have provided us with the ultimate definition of survival and perserverance. The healing can now begin”.
# Found
This is the 911 call made by Amanda Berry after 10 years missing
Listen and read a transcript of the dramatic call in which Amanda Berry, missing for over 10 years, says she needs to be rescued having been held captive in a house in Cleveland.
# Jobswatch
79 jobs lost as Diamond Innovations shuts Dublin plant
Consultations with employees and unions has begun.
# Ohio
Ohio man sentenced to death for Craigslist plot
Richard Beasley was convicted of the murder of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist.
# Death Penalty
Man who killed girlfriend's baby in sex assault looking for mercy
Steven Smith may face death penalty in Ohio should intent to kill be proven.
Lisa McInerney: Rape culture is a stupid, cruel response to a dark reality
Blaming sexual assault victims for their ordeals – such as in the recent case in Steubenville, Ohio – is retrograde and wrong.
# steubenville
Two teens convicted in rape case after assault went viral in US town
Photos of boys laughing about the assault on the girl was shared on Facebook and Instagram in the US town of Steubenville, Ohio.
Ohio executes man for drug-fueled bookstore murder
Frederick Treesh died by lethal injection today, prison officials said.
# US
US teen pleads guilty to killing three at school
TJ Lane, 18, had previously pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity but changed his plea a day before the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting.
# Child's play
Teacher with a fear of children sues Ohio school district
The 61-year-old woman says her phobia was triggered when she began teaching younger children.
# good timing
Identical twins give birth hours apart on New Year's Eve
Aimee and Ashlee Nelson are REALLY alike. Even when having babies.
# Cincinnati
Ohio student wins restraining order against her own parents
Aubrey Ireland’s parents David and Julie installed keylogging software on their daughter’s mobile phone and laptop.
# Have your say
Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations?
The Wright Brothers knew how to deck out this tree to the max – but what have been your most memorable decorations?
# In Numbers
Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers
121,366,971 people went to the polls on Tuesday. How did they vote – and which candidates did better with certain groups?
# Ohio
Teen sentenced to life over Craigslist plot
Brogan Rafferty, 17, was involved in a deadly plot to lure men desperate for work to their death.
# Four more years
Barack Obama wins second term as US President
The Democratic incumbent fends off the challenge of Mitt Romney to clinch Ohio – and four more years in the White House.
Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened
Barack Obama will serve four more years as the President of the United States. Here’s how it all unfolded.
# Swing States
Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama
The incumbent appears to have the upper hand according to the first polls from the Buckeye State, which will be crucial.
# US 2012
Obama or Romney? Voters go to the polls in US presidential election
Tens of millions of Americans will cast their vote today as the US presidential election reaches its conclusion.