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 says a federal judge and a federal appeals court erred in ruling that Ohio does not follow its own execution procedures.
Mike DeWine says any past failures are relatively minor and should not block future executions.
The lethal injection of 45-year-old Charles Lorraine is on hold after U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost criticized the state for the way it carries out executions.
An Ohio man executed for fatally shooting his three sons while they slept in 1982 has died with his hand clenched in an obscene gesture.
The Governor noted Joseph Murphy’s horrific childhood destined him for disaster.
The Ohio Parole Board is recommending Governor John Kasich deny clemency for a convicted killer from Hamilton county scheduled to be executed next month.
An Ohio man sentenced to die for strangling his 67-year-old neighbor wants his execution delayed because of last week’s botched attempt to put another inmate todeath.
Tuesday’s failed attempt to administer a lethal injection to convicted murderer Romell Broom has the American Civil Liberties Union calling for an immediate stop to executions in Ohio and the governor waiting to hear what’s next from prisons officials.
Gov. Ted Strickland has denied clemency to a death row inmate who raped and stabbed to death a 14-year-old girl 25 years ago.
An inmate’s size is being blamed for the longest execution delay since the state resumed capital punishment in 1999. The A-C-L-U of Ohio has called on the state to stop executions because of the problems.