oil train derailment from directly overhead. Emergency response vehicles and overturned rail cars.

After failing to pin recent train derailments on Russia—conspiracy theorists shift to blaming China

It's the second Ohio trainwreck in weeks.

On Mar 6, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Conspiracy theorists think a plane crash killing 5 scientists was orchestrated to halt investigation into toxic train derailment

The passengers were headed to an unrelated investigation at a metals plant 70 miles from the derailment.

On Feb 23, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Donald Trump speaking into microphone in front of group of people in front of bottled water

No, Trump did not bring expired water to residents of East Palestine

Trump Water is (probably) different from Trump Ice.

On Feb 23, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

TikToker speaking with hand on forehead (l) car paint with caption '400 miles from East Palestine, OH after a rain storm Westchester County, NY' (c) TikToker speaking with hand up (r)

Claims of acid rain from toxic train derailment are going viral—but there’s reason to be skeptical

'It smelled TERRIBLE outside last night & I have never seen any sort of orange/white powders on my car after a storm.'

On Feb 22, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘We are STRUGGLING’: Ohio residents attribute headaches, nausea to toxins from East Palestine train derailment

‘My head feels full of pressure.’

On Feb 21, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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People are comparing the train derailment in Ohio to ‘White Noise’

Some are only just discovering the film, which was released in December.

On Feb 14, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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TikTok becomes ground zero for toxic Ohio train derailment news as users push against ‘media blackout’

Millions of people are now learning about world events from TikTok.

On Feb 14, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Globalists want US DEAD’: Conspiracy theorists believe Ohio trainwreck was part of a plot against the nation’s food supply

There is some reason to blame the government—just not what they think.

On Feb 13, 2023 by Claire Goforth

Rep Jim Jordan on right Tweet by Jim Jordan on left caption 'Another lie. Anyone surprised? QT @dcexaminer:.@OhioAG Dave Yost said his office has not found any evidence of a 10-year-old rape victim in the state who, accord... https://t.co/DLT3wr4hnO' on jean blue background

Jim Jordan’s role in Ohio State’s molestation scandal resurfaces after he called story of a 10-year-old who was raped a ‘lie’

'He would never try and cover up a sexual assault, would he?'

On Jul 14, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Tweet by Izzy Levy caption 'pls no' '@ProjectLincoln has labled Ohio's U.S. Senate race as one of it's 'top races critical to American democracy's survival' @SpectrumNews1OH' 'Ohio- Senate While the race presents Democrats with an opportunity, it also provides illiberal forces of MAGA and Trumpism one of their best chances to add another full-fledged Hawlesque advocate in the Senate if Vance prevails.' (l) Lincoln Project logo on muted blue background (r)

‘Pls no’: Democrats respond to Lincoln Project’s vow to help in Ohio Senate race

Ohio Democrats to the never-Trump PAC: Thanks but no thanks.

On May 5, 2022 by Claire Goforth

tiktok video JD Vance speaking man walking up to him caption 'Interrupting JD Vance' 'Hey JD I got your book' (l) tiktok video JD Vance speaking caption 'Interrupting JD Vance' 'and he said 'what's a president?' (c) tiktok video JD Vance speaking hand on man holding book caption 'Interrupting JD Vance' 'Yeah I just want to know if I can get a refund' (r)

‘Main character wasn’t very likable’: TikTok pranksters ask JD Vance to refund them for ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

'It just wasn’t that good.'

On Apr 28, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Maras for Ohio Secretary of State

A QAnon believer fighting electoral fraud didn’t make the ballot to be Ohio’s head of elections—she’s running anyway

Terpsehore Maras, aka Tore Says, was Sidney Powell's 'secret witness' to 2020 fraud.

On Mar 18, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Woman records ex-boyfriend at her open window in viral TikTok. Police had just forced him to leave

'When will it end?'

On Feb 9, 2022 by Clara Wang

police assault and arrest paraplegic man

‘You could hurt me’: Video shows police officers pulling paraplegic man out of his car by his hair

'This is unacceptable.'

On Oct 8, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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A neighborhood watch in Columbus led the charge in stopping Citizen App from partnering with police

'I routinely tell people, don’t believe everything you see on Citizen.'

On Aug 17, 2021 by Colleen Cronin