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Death Penalty Indictments and Sentences Decline In Ohio

12:00AM
April
15, 2011

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.

OSU Offers Preventive Meningitis Rx To Some Students

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March
15, 2011

Students and friends of an OSU student who died have been told they may want to seek prophylactic treatment for meningitis.

GA Authorities ID Body As 84-year-old Gladis Russell

12:00AM
March
10, 2011

Georgia authorities have identified a body found Wedensday as a missing Bellefontaine woman.

Richard Solove Dead at the Age of 85

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12:00AM
January 28, 2011

The local philanthropist gave millions of dollars to The Ohio State University.

The Record Of Women On Death Row In Ohio

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October
30, 2010

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.

No Additional Safety Plans Following Student Deaths

12:00AM
September
17, 2010

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.

Ohio Prison Officials Monitor Supply Of Executioner’s Drug.

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September
8, 2010

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.

Controversy Surrounds Pending Execution Of Kevin Keith

12:00AM
August
11, 2010

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: Drug Overdose of Child is a Homicide

12:00AM
May
17, 2010

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 AG Predicts Fewer Death Sentences

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April
1, 2010

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.