Maggots In Food Among New Prison Food Complaints

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Complaints of maggots, food and staffing shortages plague Ohio's prison vendor.
12:49PM
July 15, 2014

Maggots in food, staffing shortages and multiple reports of running out of food are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the contract to serve food to Ohio inmates.

Ohio State Presidential Search Tops $600,000

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A presidential search committee at The Ohio State University spent more than 600-thousand dollars to find a new president.
12:27PM
May
20, 2014

Newly released documents show Ohio State University spent more than $600,000 on the search for its new president.

Report Includes Restrictions On Ohio Death Penalty

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The panel that spent more than two years studying changes to Ohio's death penalty law proposes that capital charges require biological or DNA evidence or a videotaped confession.
2:52PM
April
10, 2014

Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee.

Prosecutor: Report Would End Ohio Death Penalty

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Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee would end the death penalty in Ohio if put in place.
2:42PM
April 10, 2014

A veteran prosecutor is criticizing recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee, saying many of them would end the death penalty in Ohio if put in place.

Committee: 56 Proposals For Ohio Death Penalty

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5:56PM
April 9, 2014

A committee that spent more than two years studying changes to Ohio’s death penalty law is recommending 56 updates to the law, including restrictions on the use of capital punishment charges.

Ohio Killer Asks Supreme Court To Halt Execution

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A condemned Ohio man is appealing his death sentence to the US Supreme Court
2:22PM
January 9, 2014

A condemned Ohio killer facing execution next week by an untried lethal drug process has asked the U.S. Supreme Court for a reprieve.

36 Years For Ex-Ohio Doctor In Pregnant Mom Death

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A New Albany ex-Doctor has been sentenced to 36 years in prison in the death of Deanna Ballman.
2:50PM
December 20, 2013

An ex-Ohio doctor has been sentenced to more than 36 years in prison for raping and killing an expectant mom who died after receiving a fatal heroin overdose.

Judge Won’t Stop Condemned Ohio Killer’s Execution

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A federal judge has refused to delay the scheduled execution of Ohio death row inmate Ronald Phillips.
1:21PM
November 7, 2013

A federal judge has declined to block a child killer’s upcoming execution at the request of lawyers suing over Ohio’s new process for carrying out capital punishment.

Federal Judge In Columbus Allows Video Testimony From Death Row

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Federal Judge Gregory Frost will allow video testimony in case challenging Ohio's method of execution.
10:38AM
October 31, 2013

A federal judge is allowing a condemned Ohio child killer to testify by video at a hearing over the state’s plan to use a never-tried lethal drug combination on him next month.