John Kasich

President Barack Obama tours ArcelorMittal, a steel mill in Cleveland, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama pitches economic agenda at Ohio steel plant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dogged by the botched enrollment launch of his health care law, President Barack Obama on Thursday sought to put the spotlight on his economic and energy agenda, touting increased automobile fuel efficiency […]

11/14/2013

Undated photo of Ronald Phillips.  (AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, File)

Condemned Ohio child killer wants to donate organs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned child killer who has abandoned his remaining appeals asked Monday for the chance to donate his organs to his ailing mother and sister either before or after his execution […]

11/11/2013

This undated file photo released by the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Harry Mitts. (AP Photo/Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, File)

Ohio uses execution drug, for last time, on killer

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A white gunman who spewed racial slurs before fatally shooting a black man and a police officer in a 1994 rampage that prosecutors called one of the worst Ohio has seen […]

09/25/2013

This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Billy Slagle. Aug. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation)

Ohio killer set for execution found hanged in cell

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man condemned to death for fatally stabbing a neighbor during a Cleveland burglary was found hanged in his cell Sunday just days before his Wednesday execution. Billy Slagle, 44, was found […]

08/04/2013

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Obese inmate spared from execution dies in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate whose 450-pound weight became an issue in his death penalty case has died seven months after being granted clemency, officials said Friday. Ronald Post died Thursday morning at […]

07/26/2013

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Ohio executes man who raped, killed 6-month-old

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of killing a 6-month-old as he raped her was executed Wednesday.

05/01/2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich

Governor: No mercy for Ohio man who killed baby

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday rejected a plea for mercy by a condemned man who says he intended to rape his girlfriend’s 6-month-old daughter but didn’t mean to kill her, calling the crime “among the worst of the worst.”

04/17/2013

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