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 [...]
Judge Green Lights Executions, Tells State To “Get Act Together”
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A federal judge is allowing Ohio’s next scheduled execution to proceed, concluding that the state is serious about following its lethal injection procedures.
The decision Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost paves the way for the April 18 execution of Mark Wiles for stabbing a 15-year-old boy to death during a farmhouse burglary in 1985.
Frost had previously criticized the state for deviations from its policy, saying even minor changes called into question the state’s ability to carry out executions correctly.
Click the play button above for reaction from Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Public Defender’s Office.
Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.