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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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.

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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