Treasure Hunter Who Found 'Ship of Gold' Now Sought by US Marshals

Tommy G. Thompson had a silver tongue when it came to attracting investors and a Midas touch for locating sunken treasure off the Carolina coast. But like a pirate captain who refuses to share the booty, Thompson stiffed his crew and investors, according to a lawsuit — and now, no one knows where to find him.

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Salvager of gold has date today in court over missing coins

A federal judge in Columbus has ordered an elusive shipwreck salvager to appear in front of him at 9 a.m. today or face arrest.

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Man With Service Dog Alleges Assault By Gas Station Owner

A man with visual and hearing impairments allegedly was threatened and assaulted in a local gas station last May. Christopher Cooley and his service dog, Sam, were riding in Cooley's sister's vehicle when they stopped at the Valero gas station, at 2727 S. High St., for gas and coffee.

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Bus Rider With Disabilities Sues COTA Over Alleged ADA Violations

A bus rider who is visually and hearing-impaired said the Central Ohio Transit Authority is failing in its obligations to the disabled. Christopher Cooley and his attorney, Avonte Campinha-Bacote, filed a federal lawsuit against COTA saying its ADA compliance is a systematic failure and COTA discriminates towards riders with disabilities.

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