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Identities Of Execution Drug Pharmacists Should Be Shielded: Prosecutors

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 10.02.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio prosecutors want the identities of pharmacists who create specialty doses of execution drugs shielded and say doctors who...

Federal Judge Blocks Company From Selling Execution Drug To Missouri

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge late Wednesday temporarily blocked an Oklahoma compounding pharmacy from selling a drug to the Missouri Departm...

Inmate Could Be First In US Put To Death With New Drug Combo

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio will once again weigh competing testimony Friday from expert witnesses sparring over the effects of a ...

'Agony And Terror' Await Killer Set For Execution: Attorneys

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's untried execution method, the first of its kind in the nation, will cause the condemned killer of a pregnant woman "ago...

Missouri Prisons Receive New Execution Drug

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 10.23.2013 | Crime

ST. LOUIS -- ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Department of Corrections said Tuesday it is switching to a new lethal injection drug, less than two week...

Ohio Prisons Add Second Lethal Injection Drug

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 12.04.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio could begin executing inmates with doses of a lethal injection drug prepared by specialized pharma...

Despite Warnings, States Scramble To Get Controversial Execution Drug

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nearly two-thirds of the 16 states with active death chambers are switching to an alternative sedative for execution – ev...