Columbus artist Jenny Fine says her camera has become a tool for facilitating intimacy between herself and her family, and nowhere is that more evident than in her “Flat Granny” series, soon to be on view at the Dublin Arts Council. The artist photographed her grandmother during the last ten years of her life.
There is an execution scheduled nearly every month this year in Ohio for a death row inmate. Convicted murderer Clarence Carter was put to death Tuesday. The following day two state lawmakers introduced legislation to abolish the death penalty. This comes at a time when prosecutors are seeking the death penalty less and less.
Students and friends of an OSU student who died have been told they may want to seek prophylactic treatment for meningitis.
Georgia authorities have identified a body found Wedensday as a missing Bellefontaine woman.
The local philanthropist gave millions of dollars to The Ohio State University.
Ohio is set to execute a 9th convicted man in November. That would be the most in the state since executions resumed in 1999. In all, 40 men have been given lethal injections during the past 11 years. But, Ohio has not executed a woman since 1954.
Even though two children were killed this week on the way to school, the districts where they attended have no additional plans to increase awareness about school zone safety.
There’s a national shortage of the anesthetic Ohio uses to put condemned killers to death. But it’s unclear whether that will stop two executions on the calendar this year.
The Ohio Parole Board is now considering the fate of a death row inmate who many people think might be innocent. Much attention has been given to Kevin Keith, a man whose case has been taken up by the Innocence Project, a group that’s been responsible for reversing convictions of some death row inmates in the past.
Columbus police are investigating as a homicide the death of a four year old child who had a lethal level of drugs in his system.
Ohio’s attorney general says the low number of death sentences being handed down in the state is a trend that’s likely here to stay.