This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
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.