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67,577. In Cleveland there is legislation moving forward to ban people from wearing pants that fit too low. However, there is lots of opposition from the plumbers’ union. Conan O’Brien
137,941. In 1754 the man who would one day become the father of his country is an American colonist wearing British red. He’s in command for the first time on a mission to serve his king, George II. Washington’s here to help the British empire defend it’s claim on a strategic piece of the frontier: The Forks where three rivers meet will one day be called Pittsburgh. But now the Ohio country is land claimed by both Britain and France and the native nations who live there. (United States of America & Ohio & Pittsburgh) Washington s1e1: Loyal Subject, History 2021
83,836. Women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear. (Ohio & Shoes) Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! 2006
83,837. Any map that does not have Lima clearly stated on it cannot be sold. (Ohio & Map) ibid.
83,838. Some Democrats say the estimated $60 billion dollar cost of a war with Iraq could be better spent at home. When he heard that, President Bush agreed and announced plans to bomb Ohio. Jay Leno
17,741. Cleveland, Ohio, March 29th 1975: Christie’s Lounge: a well-dressed older man sipped his drink. He was telling a familiar story to the regulars. He was getting out of the rackets, leaving the Mob life, retiring to sunny Florida. He threw back his last swallow, put on his hat and walked out into the cold spring air. Moments later the bar was rocked by a powerful blast outside. Patrons rushed out and choked on the awful smell of burning flesh. Mobster [Alex] Shondor Birns was finally out of the rackets. Just not the way he planned. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Murder Cases & Cleveland & Ohio & Mafia: US) Mobsters: Danny Greene
17,742. One man refused to hide: Irish mobster Danny Greene. His war would tear apart one of the country’s oldest and most successful Mafia families. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Cleveland & Ohio & Murder Cases & Mafia: US) ibid.
17,743. The Cleveland Mafia had a good thing going. The Boss John Scalish ran a quiet operation but one that pulled in bucket loads of cash. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Cleveland Ohio & Murder Cases & Mafia: US) ibid.
17,744. He [Greene] resigned from the union and after pleading guilty to corruption charges he was also hit with a $10,000 fine. Danny was out of a job, but his turn as a shady labour leader had got the attention of gambling kingpin Shondor Birns. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Cleveland & Ohio & Murder Cases & Mafia: US) ibid.
17,745. Greene enlisted local thugs and hoodlums into what he called a band of Celtic warriors. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Cleveland & Ohio & Murder Cases & Mafia: US) ibid.
17,746. The thought of taking over the Italian rackets appealed to Greene. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Cleveland & Ohio & Murder Cases & Mafia: US) ibid.
17,747. Cleveland was rapidly becoming the bombing capital of the world. The following year – 1977 – 37 explosions rocked the city and surrounding area. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Cleveland & Ohio & Murder Cases & Mafia: US & Explosion & Bomb) ibid.
19,567. A dazzling cache of jewellery that vanishes into thin air. A mystery woman, a cop turned robber, and a flawless crime. It was the greatest unsolved robbery in the mid-west. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Ohio & Jewellery & Robbery) Masterminds: The Jewellery Show Job
19,568. August 1994 Columbus, Ohio: hundreds of jewellery salesman arrived at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for the biggest jewellery convention in the mid-west. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Ohio & Jewellery & Robbery) ibid.
19,569. The mysterious lady who had checked in late had completely disappeared. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Ohio & Jewellery & Robbery) ibid.
19,570. They didn’t have the slightest inkling that the mastermind was really one of their own: the legendary ex-chief of Chicago police William Hanhardt. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Ohio & Jewellery & Robbery) ibid.
19,571. With solid connections on both sides of the law the opportunity was too tempting to pass up. Jewellery salesmen became Handhardt’s prey and he called on his old gangsta friends for help. (Gangs US: Cleveland & Ohio & Jewellery & Robbery) ibid.
19,572. Karen [Hanhardt’s wife] testified about the entire gang’s involvement in the Hyatt Regency heist. (Gangstas: Ohio & Ohio & Jewellery & Robbery) ibid.
70,804. Since 2007 heroin ODs in Ohio have caused more deaths than car accidents. (Drugs & Ohio & Heroin & Gangs US: Ohio) Drugs Inc s6e9: Hardcore Heroin, 2015
70,805. Ohio’s heroin is more deadly than ever. (Drugs & Ohio & Heroin & Gangs US: Ohio) ibid.
70,806. There are 700,000 heroin users in the US – double those in 2005. (Drugs & Ohio & Heroin & Gangs US: Ohio) ibid.
121,266. More Americans are dying of overdoses than ever before. And this is the epicentre of that crisis. Welcome to Montgomery County, Ohio, where thanks to a drug so powerful it could kill you if you touch it, police work isn’t what it used to be. (Drugs & Ohio & Opiates & Addiction & Fentanyl & Gangs: Cleveland) One Nation: Overdosed, MSNBC 2017
121,267. What’s ravaging this community is made in a laboratory: Fentanyl. (Drugs & Ohio & Opiates & Addiction & Fentanyl & Gangs: Cleveland) ibid.
121,268. A couple of years ago traffickers began mixing Fentanyl in with the heroine. (Drugs & Ohio & Opiate & Addiction & Fentanyl & Gangs: Cleveland) ibid.
128,337. Post-riot: 22 April 1993 Southern Ohio Correctional Facility [Lucasville] (Kidnap & Prison & Ohio & Riot) Captive I: Prison Riot USA, Netflix 2016, caption
128,338. Lucasville was an explosive environment every day. (Kidnap & Prison & Ohio & Riot) ibid.
128,339. It was way out of control. (Kidnap & Prison & Ohio & Riot) ibid.
128,340. They killed him right there. Snitches get ditches. (Kidnap & Prison & Ohio & Riot) ibid. inmate
128,341. There were a lot of old vendettas being settled. (Kidnap & Prison & Ohio & Riot) ibid.
128,342. 400-500 guys running about extremely hyped up and mad. (Kidnap & Prison & Ohio & Riot) ibid.