In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
A man who was freed after being wrongfully convicted died Monday afternoon. It was this time last year Timothy Howard stood and cheered when he heard the verdict that mirrored what he had said all along: he was innocent. Howard suffered a massive heart attack almost one year to the day of his court victory.
Six members of the eight person jury in the Timothy Howard wrongful imprisonment case voted in his favor and declared him innocent.
After a week of testimony a jury is deciding if a man wrongfully convicted of bank robbery and murder should be compensated for his time in prison. Timothy Howard spent 26 years in prison for a crime he says he did not commit. But state law requires Howard to prove his innocence. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble reports