The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence.
A court filing says Ohio plans to come up with a new process for executing condemned inmates no later than Oct. 4.
Attorneys for Billy Slagle, who was scheduled to be executed on Wednesday, say theyâ€™re shocked the man was found Sunday hanging in his cell.
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.
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.
The state is appealing a judge’s decision that a Cleveland man is too mentally ill to be executed for killing his estranged wife and brother-in-law in a courtroom basement.
Ohio could regain its status as one of the country’s busiest death penalty states, with 11 executions scheduled over the next 20 months.
Mark Wiles was executed in Lucasville this morning, marking the state’s first execution since a federal judge criticized the state’s adhesion to its lethal injection procedures.
More than 200 religious leaders are asking Ohio Governor John Kasich to spare a man scheduled for execution next week for fatally stabbing a 15-year-old boy during a farmhouse burglary.
The Ohio Parole Board is recommending Gov. John Kasich deny clemency to a man sentenced to die for stabbing to death the teenage son of his employers while burglarizing their farmhouse.