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LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio on Wednesday executed a man who fatally shot an adult bookstore security guard in 1994 at the end of a multistate crime rampage as witnesses of a second slaying victim of that rampage looked on intently. Frederick...
Tags: John Kasich, Punishment, Prosecution, Court Preliminary, Theft
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — The families of slain South Bend police officer Paul Deguch and Gregory Dickens, the man convicted of killing him, filled the courtroom Tuesday and Wednesday to hear evidence that could lead to a new trial for Dickens. They’ll...
Tags: Punishment, Judges, Trials, FBI, Police Investigations
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A prosecutor says he expects to decide within six weeks whether to seek the death penalty against the three people charged with causing the deadly gas explosion that devastated an Indianapolis neighborhood. Marion County...
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — The soaring costs of defending a Gary man facing the death penalty in the slayings of his wife and two stepchildren could make the case the most expensive to date for Lake County's taxpayers. Part of the reason for the...
Voters a continent apart made history Tuesday on two divisive social issues, with Maine becoming the first state to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington state becoming the first to legalize recreational use of marijuana. The outcome...
Tags: Media Industry, Punishment, Marriage, Referenda, Politics
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs at least 480 pounds wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying he's too heavy for the state's lethal injection process. Ronald Post shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who admitted to fatally bludgeoning and dismembering a 9-year-old girl he was baby-sitting just days before Christmas was sentenced Monday to life in prison. Michael Plumadore last month pleaded guilty to...
Tags: House Building, Punishment, Judges, Murder, Criminals
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A condemned killer's fight to receive surgery for agonizing hip pain pushed Kentucky officials into an uncomfortable debate over security, politics and even the possibility of inviting scorn from Fox News pundits. Emails...
Tags: Hips, Judges, Human Body, Medical Research, Hip Replacement
The death penalty case against a Fulton County man is moving forward, as both sides agreed to sequester the jury at the upcoming trial Roy Bell faces the possibility of the death penalty in the killing of 81-year-old Wilma Upsall. She was found shot to...
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's former electric chair is now on display in a museum that recounts the history of state prisons. "Old Betsy," which previously was housed at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City has been moved to the museum...
Tags: Museums, Arts and Culture, Prisons, Prisons, Museums
I have long opposed the death penalty and always will. There is no “social” issue that is more important to me. In part my opposition is based on religious beliefs and even more so because I do not believe the state should lower itself to...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterIt had been nine years. Bob Dhoore had long forgotten about the letter he wrote in 2002 asking a judge to spare a convicted triple murderer the death penalty. But the name on the envelope Dhoore pulled out of his mailbox as he headed to breakfast one...
Tags: Punishment, Judges, Arts and Culture, Plymouth, Arts
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