Ohio police agency's gun gift card raffle draws criticism

CAMPBELL, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio police department has drawn criticism from some gun-control advocates for its plan to raffle gift cards for guns to raise money to replace its injured police dog.

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Ohio troopers find drugs wrapped as Christmas gifts in SUV

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says troopers found 71 pounds of marijuana and other drugs wrapped as Christmas gifts in a vehicle that was stopped for a driving violation in northwest Ohio.

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Escape rooms grow in popularity among Ohio adventure seekers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Breaking into the replica bank vault inside the Trapped! Escape Room in Middleburg Heights is often maddeningly complex. It's difficult to describe the challenge for players without giving away solutions. Let's just say that the fake heist involves piecing together written clues, cracking computer passwords, solving word games and finding keys.

  • Written by PATRICK COOLEY, Cleveland.com