The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says it's dropping the two-drug lethal injection cocktail used to execute an inmate last year during which he repeatedly gasped and snorted.
A death row inmate seeking to donate a kidney to his mother before his execution is requesting another reprieve.
A federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to capital punishment in Ohio, meaning a delay in the next two scheduled executions.
Governor John Kasich has issued a temporary stay of execution for a convicted killer scheduled to die tomorrow, in order to study his request to donate organs to his ailing mother and sister.
Two decisions announced on Thursday mean that next week, Ohio will once again become the first state to use an untested execution method.
A death row inmate is asking a federal judge to delay his upcoming execution while he fights the state's newly announced lethal injection process.
The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against clemency for a death row inmate facing execution on November 14th.