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Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters is frustrated with death penalty appeals, so he wants to use firing squads to execute condemned criminals.  

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Supreme Court without comment has denied a death row inmates motion to stay his execution. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Attorneys for a condemned Ohio killer are criticizing Governor John Kasich's decision to deny clemency ahead of his scheduled July 18 execution. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Parole Board is again recommending against clemency for a condemned killer.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Attorneys for a condemned Ohio killer are criticizing the state parole board's recommendation against clemency for their client. 

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. 

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

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

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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. 

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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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

A new bill in the Ohio legislature would hide from the public information about pharmacists, doctors, drug companies and drug ingredients. 

State of Ohio

After several years of multiple executions, one was carried out in Ohio this year.

A federal judge has extended a months-long moratorium on executions in Ohio as debate over the state's new two-drug combination continues. 

Defense attorneys and prosecutors are asking the Ohio Parole Board to commute the death sentence of a Cleveland man convicted of a 1983 murder. 

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