Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A court filing says Ohio plans to come up with a new process for executing condemned inmates no later than Oct. 4.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has rejected clemency for a condemned Cleveland killer despite a prosecutor’s rare plea to commute his sentence to life without parole.
An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying changes to the state’s death penalty law is almost guaranteed to produce majority and minority reports on their findings when its work is finished later this year.
A task force reviewing Ohio’s death penalty law recommends narrowing the number of crimes that qualify for capital punishment.
The committee reviewing Ohio’s death penalty law is considering a proposal to require lawyers representing death penalty clients to extensively document the amount of time they spend on their cases.
The state of Ohio has executed Brett Hartman, the man convicted of brutally killing a Northeast Ohio woman in 1997.
A federal judge has rejected a condemned Ohio killer’s request to delay his upcoming execution over allegations that the state continues to deviate from its written execution policies.
Donald Palmer admitted to fatally shooting two people in Belmont County in 1989. In the days leading up to his execution he said he had found God and was ready to die to bring justice to his victims and their families.
Ronald Post, who shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago, says his weight, vein access, scar tissue and other medical problems raise the likelihood his executioners would encounter severe problems.
Records show that Ohio has enough of its execution drug to complete seven of its 10 scheduled lethal injections.