Executioner says he was puzzled by inmate's 26-minute death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The lengthy death of a condemned killer who snorted and gasped in Ohio's death chamber was unlike anything the leader of the state's execution team had seen before, the executioner said in federal court.

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Cleveland Clinic doctors perform revolutionary brain surgery

CLEVELAND (AP) — Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic have performed what is believed to be the nation's first deep brain stimulation surgery in an effort to better assist the recovery of stroke patients.

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Patrol: Ohio crashes killed 17 during Christmas, New Year's

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says 13 people died in Ohio crashes during the long Christmas weekend and four more died during the four-day period around the New Year's holiday.

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Ohio Supreme Court delays serial killer's execution date

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to delay the execution date for a Cleveland man convicted of killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home.

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