Authorities: Pot operations found in homes where 8 died

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marijuana growing operations were discovered at some of the crime scenes where officials said eight family members were killed in a "pre-planned execution," raising more questions as authorities scrambled to find a suspect or suspects in the slayings in a rural southern Ohio community.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

911 caller who found 2 of 8 bodies: 'There's blood all over'

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — An out-of-breath caller who found two of the eight slain members of an Ohio family told a 911 dispatcher in a quavering voice that "there's blood all over the house."

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Search goes on for whoever shot 8 Ohio relatives in the head

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — A day after eight members of one family were found dead with gunshots to the head at four properties in rural southern Ohio, authorities on Saturday continued the scramble to determine who targeted that clan and why.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

8 relatives shot dead, some while sleeping; 3 kids survive

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Eight members of a family, including a mother sleeping in a bed with her 4-day-old baby next to her, were fatally shot in the head Friday, leaving their rural town reeling while a search was launched for whoever's responsible.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Why this school doesn't have tests, grades or homework

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — Oskar Dennis sees the tiny green plant on the forest floor and abruptly stops, sliding a bit in the mud.

  • Written by CHRIS GRAVES, The Cincinnati Enquirer CARA OWSLEY, The Cincinnati Enquirer