Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Parole Board Votes Against Clemency For Convicted Child Killer
The Ohio Parole Board has rejected mercy for a condemned killer who says new forensic science proves he did not kill his son in a house fire.
63-year-old Michael Webb says new findings should be enough to give him a new trial 22 years after being convicted of murdering his son near Cincinnati. Prosecutors argued and the Parole Board agreed that there’s not enough doubt to warrant clemency or a new trial.
Governor John Kasich will have the final say on whether to spare Webb’s life, although Webb’s execution and all others are on hold because of a lawsuit over Ohio’s execution policies.