Ohio: Man who threw Molotov cocktails at church gets 18-year prison term

An Ohio man who had allegedly been a member of a neo-Nazi “white lives matter” group has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for firebombing a church that planned to host drag events, the US justice department announced on Read More …

Ohio: Firefighter makes history as Cincinnati’s first female bomb technician

More people will climb Mount Everest this year than get a highly dangerous certification. The nation’s only hazardous devices school graduates 400 people a year, very few are women. One of those female graduates is making history in Cincinnati. “We were Read More …

Ohio train derailment: Controlled burn of toxic chemicals went ‘as planned’

A controlled vent and burn of toxic chemicals at the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, went “as planned,” and “no concerning” air and water quality readings have been detected, Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro said Monday night. “For now, out Read More …

Ohio: Costumed sex offender pleads guilty to planting bomb at romantic rival’s Maryland home

An Ohio cosplayer pleaded guilty Wednesday to planting a bomb at a perceived romantic rival’s house in Maryland, which nearly killed the recipient and caused more than $45,000 in damage to the home. Clayton Alexander McCoy, a 32-year-old registered sex Read More …

Ohio: OUPD’s newest K9 team graduates from Explosive Detection Canine school

Ohio University Police Department’s (OUPD) newest K9 team graduated from Explosive Detection Canine (EDC) school last Friday, May 6. The team of OUPD officer Brandon King and his canine partner, Bach, celebrated the momentous occasion with family, friends and members Read More …

Ohio: Toledo Man Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearms and Improvised Explosive Device

U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced that Jeffrey Davenport, 52, of Toledo, was sentenced on Monday, November 22, by Judge Jack Zouhary to 54 months in prison after Davenport pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm Read More …

One Dead, Ohio Man Explodes Garage after Making IED Explosive to Sell for Lawnmower

According to the sheriff’s department, the 55-year-old who lived on 1300 block of Clay Street in Jefferson Township was caught in the explosion. Deputies were called to the location on May 24 shortly after the explosion happened, when they arrived Read More …

Ohio: Improvised explosive devices found in Akron near railroad tracks

Authorities are investigating after two improvised explosive devices were found within a week of each other in Akron. Both were found near railroad tracks and not too far from homeless encampments. Authorities said only one device was functional and they Read More …

Ohio: ATF, EPD bomb squad find explosives and booby traps in Evansville home

The bomb squad and federal agents found booby traps, materials to make explosives and an explosive device in an Evansville home, police said. Special agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives were contacted by detectives with the Evansville Police Read More …