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.

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Ohio man pleads guilty to hate crime in attack on black man

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A white Ohio man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime charge for beating a black stranger he and another white man saw on the street and attacked because he was black.