Jury recommends death penalty for man who killed Ohio woman

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Youngstown will decide next week whether to accept a jury's recommendation of the death penalty for a man convicted of killing a woman and attacking her mother.


Board rejects mercy for killer citing abuse, mental illness


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday recommended against mercy for a death row inmate whose attorneys cite a history of physical and emotional abuse and untreated mental illness that led to him killing a man he picked up at a bar more than 30 years ago.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press