On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
A leading expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods has ended his role, creating another potential hurdle for Ohio and other states scrambling to find workable execution systems.
The one-page order by Columbus federal judge Gregory Frost issued Friday affects the state’s latest death penalty policy change, which was announced in late April and increases the amount of the sedative and painkiller Ohio uses.
A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend’s business partner in an argument over a forged check.
A federal judge has ordered a 2 1/2-month moratorium on executions in Ohio to allow time for arguments over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.
A committee that spent over two years studying Ohio’s capital punishment law has released its final report with recommendations aimed at reducing the influence of race and geography on death penalty cases.
A panel is recommending that Gov. John Kasich grant clemency for a death row inmate whoâ€™s scheduled to be executed next month.
Ohio said it is increasing the dosage of the lethal injection drugs used to put condemned inmates to death.
Prosecutors are criticizing final proposals in a report about Ohio’s capital punishment law, calling them anti-death penalty.
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.
The annual report covers every execution in Ohio since 1981 when the state reinstated the death penalty. Four people joined that list in 2013.