Ohio preparing for 1st execution in more than 3 years


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is following a mandatory checklist for putting inmates to death as it prepares for the state's first execution in more than three years, a prisons agency official said.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Coroner closes investigation into 8-year-old boy's suicide


CINCINNATI (AP) — A coroner's second investigation into the death of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself in January after his mother said he was bullied at school has been closed, with no additions to the original finding of suicide, the coroner's office said Thursday.

  • Written by By LISA CORNWELL , Associated Press