Ohio high court: Completed crime case files are open record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigative files of a completed criminal case are a public record under Ohio law and can be released even if further appeals are possible, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a lawsuit brought by the Ohio Innocence Project.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Court weighs challenge of order blocking Ohio execution info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court is weighing a challenge by attorneys for death row inmates of a judge's order blocking them from information about Ohio's new lethal injection process.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Boy dies after shooting himself; dad may face more charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy who shot himself with an unsecured gun has died in central Ohio, and a grand jury will consider whether charges are merited against his father.