Stories tagged with: Ohio Supreme Court

May 4, 2015 - 10:05am
40 weeks 6 days ago

The man convicted of the 1984 shooting death of a Guernsey County woman has his execution date set. 

The Ohio Supreme Court said John Stumpf is scheduled to die January 3 of 2018. He was convicted of shooting to death 54-year-old Mary Jane Stout. 

Prosecutors said on May 14 1984 Stumpf along with two other men were drinking near Washington, Pennsylvania when they decided to drive along Interstate 70. They pulled over in Guernsey County and Stumpf along with another man...

June 6, 2013 - 6:54am
2 years 36 weeks ago

An appeal by Muskingum County Prosecutors Office to not retry a woman convicted of drowning her two young sons is denied by the Ohio Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court sided with an appeals court to allow the retrial of 27-year-old Kasey Klein. The State Appeals Court ruled in January that the Muskingum County Common Pleas Court wrongly denied a defense effort to have Kasey and her husband Richard Klein Junior's case tried separately.

The Klein's each were convicted of...

May 28, 2013 - 3:29pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

One of the newest Ohio Supreme Court Justices made a special visit to Zanesville this afternoon to speak The Rotary Club.

Judith French has been an Ohio Justice only since the first of January and during this short time she has traveled frequently throughout the state to speak to Ohioans. She does this in order to get to know the communities, have them get to know her, find out what citizens are concerned about, and any other questions they may have.

"I think that's really...

May 27, 2010 - 2:41pm
5 years 37 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville is celebrating a ruling in its favor by the Ohio Supreme Court.

In a unanimous decision Wednesday, the court ruled that a document is considered filed with the clerk of courts when it is deposited properly for filing and it does not require a time or date stamp.

Ronald Rouse Jr. raised the complaint against the city after he was convicted of a domestic violence charge.

"He pled not-guilty, and then changed his plea, and then got an attorney and...

December 31, 2009 - 10:10pm
6 years 6 weeks ago

The Ohio Supreme Court is upholding a murder charge.

Ronald Hendrickson was convicted back in August of 2008 in the stabbing death of Jodi Blankenship. It happened at Blankenship's Fort Street home in Nelsonville. The two were Hocking College students at the time.

The Athens County Prosecutor's Office says Blankenship was stabbed multiple times.

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