Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Lethal Injection
The U-S Supreme Court has agreed to determine the constitutionality of execution by lethal injection.
The court will hear a challenge from two death row inmates in Kentucky, but the use of lethal injection is also being challenged by 20 death row inmates in Ohio.
The three dozen states that use lethal injection use the same three-drug cocktail composed of an anesthetic followed by something to paralyze the muscles and then a substance to stop the heart. Death penalty critics have said if a prisoner is given an insufficient amount of anesthetic, he could suffer considerable pain and be unable to cry out.