Ohio

No Charges Filed Against Parents in Gorilla Incident at Cincinnati Zoo

The closed main entrance to the Cincinnati Zoo’s Gorilla World exhibit, June 2, 2016, in Cincinnati. Getty Images No charges will be filed against the parents of a young boy who crawled over a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo and fell into an enclosure with a 450-pound gorilla, Hamilton County, Ohio, prosecuting attorney Joseph Deters said at a press conference…

Father, Son Accused of Shackling Teen Girl in Ohio Basement

A teenager who said she was punished by being chained and forced to sleep in a darkened basement at different times over the past year used a spare key to escape Wednesday night, police said. A father and his adult son were arrested early Thursday, not long after the 13-year-old girl was found outside a downtown office building more than…

Ohio Boy Electrocuted While Conducting YouTube Experiment

VERMILLION, OH (AP) – Authorities say a 15-year-old Ohio boy has been electrocuted while apparently attempting to conduct an experiment he saw on YouTube. The Sandusky Register reports that Erie County sheriff’s officials say authorities were called to the boy’s home in Vermilion Township at about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Emergency crews administered treatment and took the boy to a hospital, where…