Ohio death penalty

With one man’s execution in limbo, victims’ families divided about death penalty in Ohio

BY: - July 18, 2023

As one man’s capital punishment was postponed, victims’ loved ones are split on keeping the death penalty. Gov. Mike DeWine postponed another state execution Thursday. Keith Lamar was sentenced to death for his role in killing five inmates during a riot at the Lucasville Prison in the 1990s. But capital punishments in the state have […]


Family member of death row exoneree speaks out

BY: - August 25, 2022

When a man named Dale Johnston began dating my mother-in-law in 1998, I admit that I was uneasy. In the town where we lived, his name had become synonymous with brutality, violence, and evil. In 1982, the bodies of Dale’s stepdaughter, Annette Cooper and her fiancé, Todd Schultz, had been discovered in pieces along the […]