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 [...]
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.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has issued a reprieve for a condemned killer scheduled to die next month following the recent extended execution of an inmate who repeatedly gasped during the procedure.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich continues to support the death penalty following the prolonged execution of a condemned killer earlier this month that led to calls for a state moratorium on capital punishment.