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Ohio Death Penalty

Ohio Will Have Zero Execution In 2015

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 01.30.2015 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state on Friday rescheduled executions for seven death row inmates as it tries to find new lethal drugs, meaning no inmate...

Prison Guards: Executed Man Faked Slow Suffocation 'To Put On This Big Show'

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 03.29.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for a condemned Ohio inmate whose slow, gasping execution with a new drug combination renewed criticism of the dea...

State Considers Execution By Firing Squad

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

One day after a controversial lethal injection case in Ohio put the death penalty in crosshairs, another set of state lawmakers have proposed legislat...

Executed Killer Gasped And Snorted Under New Lethal Drug Combo

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 03.18.2014 | Crime

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A condemned Ohio inmate appeared to gasp several times and took more than 15 minutes to die Thursday as he was executed with ...

Execution By Unprecedented Method Can Go Forward

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A condemned Ohio killer was preparing for his execution by a never-tried lethal injection method adopted after supplies of t...

Ohio Man Convicted Of Hate Crime To Be Executed

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 09.25.2013 | Black Voices

LUCASVILLE, Ohio -- LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio planned to execute a white gunman who spewed racial slurs before fatally shooting a black man and a...

Ohio Prisons To Create New Execution Process

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 08.16.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is likely within two months to again change the way it executes prisoners, as drug sources dry up and supplies expire. The lat...

Man Convicted Of Double Murder Prepares For Execution

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 11.20.2012 | Crime

LUCASVILLE, Ohio — An Ohio death-row inmate used his last words Thursday to repeatedly apologize to the family members of his two victims and te...

Ohio's Catholic Bishops Urge End To Death Penalty

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Reginald Fields Religion News Service COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Catholic bishops of Ohio are calling on Gov. John Kasich and state lawmakers to abolis...

Ohio Death Penalty: Rare Capital Punishment Sought In Ohio Fire

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND — Medeia Carter, 33, rented her aging three-story house on East 87th Street with the help of a federal Section 8 rent subsidy. Her so...

Ohio's Perverse First Place

Deborah W. Denno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah W. Denno

Over the decades, lethal injection has never met its purported goal of humaneness. And Ohio's latest method of using a single-drug formula does nothing to correct this.

Ohio Death Penalty

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger