Ohio triple slaying suspect gets life in prison, no parole

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge in Cleveland citing prolonged physical and psychological abuse as a child, mental health problems and years of incarceration, sentenced a 21-year-old man to life in prison with no chance for parole on Monday instead of accepting a jury's recommendation for the death penalty.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio's high court dismisses media lawsuit over bodycam video

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit brought by several news organizations arguing that video footage from police bodycams is a public record that should be released on request.


Akron man gets 29 years to life in love-triangle murder

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Akron man was sentenced to serve 29 years to life in prison on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of his former girlfriend's new boyfriend last May.


Federal judge issues stay for 3 upcoming Ohio executions

A federal judge issued a stay Monday in the planned January execution of an Ohio death row inmate and for the next two inmates scheduled to die in 2017, a move that could delay the state's plan to carry out the death penalty for the first time in three years.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press