This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
The state’s leading anti-death penalty group plans a series of forums this week to publicize the work of a Supreme Court panel that reviewed the state’s capital punishment law.
An anesthesiologist working for the family of an Ohio inmate put to death during a prolonged execution says the prisoner experienced pain and suffering before he lost consciousness.
A Columbus federal judge had postponed the execution of Ronald Phillips and William Montgomery to allowe debate over the state’s new lethal injection procedures.
A panel is recommending that Gov. John Kasich grant clemency for a death row inmate whoâ€™s scheduled to be executed next month.
Ohio says it is denying a condemned child killer’s request to donate organs to family members, a bid that halted his execution last year.
An Ohio prison official says the new execution process in the state first used in January worked “very well.”
Dennis McGuire’s attorney Allen Bohnert called the convicted killer’s death “a failed, agonizing experiment” and added: “The people of the state of Ohio should be appalled at what was done here today in their names.”
Ohio Governor John Kasich has delayed a condemned child killer’s execution to study the feasibility of allowing the man to donate his organs to ailing relatives.
The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against mercy for a condemned killer facing execution next month under the state’s new, untested lethal injection process.
A court filing says Ohio plans to come up with a new process for executing condemned inmates no later than Oct. 4.