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Capital Punishment

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the state's three-decades-old death penalty law, rejecting a challenge that argued juries and not judges should impose death sentences. 

Fulton County Sheriff's Office

A Fulton County jury has recommended the death penalty for the man convicted last week of killing a University of Toledo student in 2016.

toledoblade.com

Ohio Governor John Kasich has granted clemency to a death row inmate scheduled for execution on April 11.

dailymail.co.uk

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by fake online job offers. 

cleveland.com

Ohio Governor John Kasich has delayed next week's scheduled execution of death row inmate Raymond Tibbits. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio Governor John Kasich has set a new execution date for a death row inmate whose poor veins forced a stop to yesterday's attempted lethal injection procedure.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The attorney for a death row inmate whose clemency request was rejected by the Ohio Parole Board says they're disappointed and hope for clemency or a reprieve by the governor.

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A federal magistrate judge has ruled the physical reaction of death row inmate Gary Otte during his execution earlier this month was not sufficient to stop it under current state law governing lethal injections.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio's prison system says officials followed proper security protocols when the attorney witnessing yesterday's execution of her client tried to leave the witness room.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he will not spare a condemned killer.

Ohio has scheduled more executions set than any other state.

Ohio Public Radio

The state yesterday carried out its first execution in more than three years after a botched execution sparked a lengthy court battle. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio is scheduled to execute death row inmate Ronald Phillips via lethal injection on July 26th, now that courts have approved the state's protocol. 

Attorneys for three Ohio death row inmates are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay their scheduled executions.

A federal appeals court paved the way on Wednesday for Ohio to resume executions by lifting a lower court's decision to halt the state's lethal injection process.

It was a contentious decision that split the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges in an 8-6 vote.

In the case brought by death row inmates, the judges focused on the effects of the sedative midazolam, one of the three lethal injection drugs used by Ohio.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has delayed nine executions as a legal fight continues over the constitutionality of the state's lethal injection process.

Death penalty laws are on the books in 31 states, but only five carried out executions last year. Now Arkansas is rushing to execute death row inmates at an unprecedented pace this month, before the state's supply of lethal drugs expires.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Parole Board has released its recommendation on whether Governor John Kasich should spare the life of a man who killed two people in back-to-back robberies in Parma almost exactly 25 years ago. 

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Ohio says it has enough lethal injection drugs on hand for a fourth execution this year, but it is staying tight-lipped about additional supplies.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio's leading anti-death penalty group is calling on Governor John Kasich to halt future executions, including one scheduled for next month.

The state has scheduled a December 1 clemency hearing for the first inmate scheduled for execution next year with a new lethal injection cocktail.

An anti-death penalty group has issued a new report showing a state task force's recent recommendations are not being implemented.

State of Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences of a man convicted of killing his girlfriend's ex-husband and a man who killed a woman he lived with and her two children.

Ohio doesn’t have an execution scheduled for nine months, and the state doesn’t have the lethat injection  drugs necessary to carry it out.

The state has delayed execution dates for death row inmate because of a lack of lethal injection drugs. 

Death penalty opponents plan to walk from the prison where Ohio inmates are executed to the Statehouse as part of a capital punishment protest. 

A recent study shows in the 15 states that elect supreme court justices - including Ohio - death sentences are reversed 11 percent of the time.

A state lawmaker is finding new allies in her fight to abolish the death penalty.

WCBE Files

The Ohio Supreme Court will decide if a convicted killer who has already been through one execution attempt should be sentenced to die again.

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The survivor of a murder victim who witnessed the killer’s execution now says he has second thoughts about capital punishment. 

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