Ohio governor delays killer's execution over juror concerns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Thursday delayed the execution of a killer set to die next week, citing a letter he received from a juror who recommended death for the inmate at his trial 20 years ago but now believes he should be spared.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Obama-backed committee targeting races in 11 states

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in 11 states this year, with its heaviest focus on Ohio.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Woman testifies against man who killed her toddler son

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman convicted of helping to dispose of her young son's body has testified she didn't do enough to protect her children from the man on trial for killing the toddler.