Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said, Wednesday, he will run for Mayor of Columbus next year.
A federal judge with no objection from the state has stopped next month’s Ohio execution of a man who says he’s innocent in an arson fire that killed his 3-year-old son.
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.