Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
The American Civil Liberties Union Wants A Halt to Executions in Ohio.
An inmate’s size is being blamed for the longest execution delay since the state resumed capital punishment in 1999.
Christopher Newton died by lethal injection Thursday nearly two hours after the scheduled start of his execution for killing a cellmate over a chess game.
A physical Wednesday put Newton’s weight at 265, and prison medical staff had to struggle to find veins on each arm.
A group in Washington that opposes capital punishment says the delay was exceptionally long and raises new questions about lethal injection. The A-C-L-U of Ohio has called on the state to stop executions because of the problems.
A spokesman says Governor Strickland was monitoring the situation and saw no reason to intervene.