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Death Sentence Upheld For Killer Of 2 Teen Girls

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A divided Ohio Supreme Court upholds the death sentence for a man who killed two teenage girls.
May 13, 2014

A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who killed two teenage girls in Cincinnati despite what the court called improper remarks by a prosecutor arguing for death.

Elderly Woman Found Stabbed To Death

Police say Anna Eblem, 89, was founded stabbed to death Thursday afternoon.
18, 2014

Columbus Police say an 89-year-old woman is dead after being stabbed to death.

Central Ohio Man Jailed In Stabbing Murder Of His Mother

Madison Township Police arrested a 32 year old man for the stabbing murder of his mother.
17, 2014

A Central Ohio man remains in the Franklin County jail for allegedly murdering his mother.

Suspects Plead Not Guilty In Grandfather’s Slaying

Three suspects, including a central Ohio man are charged in the death of an 84 year old Pickaway County man.
10, 2014

A central Ohio man and two other adults charged with aggravated murder and other counts in the slaying of his 84-year-old grandfather have pleaded not guilty.

Former A.G. Raises Questions About Conviction

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8, 2014

Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted.

Ohio Authorities Seek Help Solving 15 Homicides

Kenneth Crawford was murdered on April 25, 2007 in Columbus' Weinland Park neighborhoods.
February 19, 2014

Ohio authorities are asking the public’s help in solving 15 mostly drug-related homicides that police say share common threads.

Family Promises Lawsuit Over 25-Minute Execution

The 53-year-old McGuire was sentenced for the 1989 rape and fatal stabbing of Joy Stewart in western Ohio's Preble County.
January 16, 2014

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.”

Cleveland Police Consider Transgender Slayings “Crimes Of Hate”

A disabled, transgender woman was found slain at an assistant living care facility. Another transgender woman was shot in the head in a vehicle.
16, 2013

A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”

Neighbor Arrested For Murder Of 9-Year-Old Girl

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Jerrod Metsker was arrested on a murder charge Sunday, about 12 hours after the body of Reann Murphy was found.
December 16, 2013

The Wayne County sheriff wouldn’t say how Reann Murphy was killed or offer a motive. He described the accused killer, Jerrod Metsker, as a family friend and neighbor.

Grove City Boy Dies Two Days After Being Shot

Jaiden Dixon, 9, died after being shot in the face by Danny Thorton, his mother's ex-boyfriend.
November 25, 2013

A 9-year-old boy who police say was the first targeted in a string of shootings by his mother’s ex-boyfriend has died from his injuries.