Union: Prison Learned Of Escape Plans Day Earlier

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A Union representative says prison officials in Lima were warned the day ahead of a prison escape by convicted killer T. J Lane.
September 12, 2014

The union representing Ohio guards says prison officials were warned about an escape the day before three inmates scrambled over a fence for a few hours of freedom before being recaptured.

Ohio State Alumni Group Plans Its Own Report

Former OSU band members played outside the OSU Board of Trustees meeting.
12, 2014

The alumni club of the Ohio State University marching band says it will release its own report in response to the investigation that led to the school firing band director Jon Waters.

Ohio Releases New Report Cards To School Districts

The Ohio Department of Education releases school report cards
12, 2014

State Superintendent Richard Ross says some districts and schools will see lower grades in certain areas of their state report cards this year because Ohio has strengthened its rating system.

Ohio School Shooter Apprehended After Escape From Prison

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Ohio Highway Patrol troopers caught prison escapee T.J. Lane early Friday morning. Lane was serving time for a fatal school shooting in Chardon, Ohio
September 12, 2014

Authorities have apprehended the convicted killer of three Ohio high school students who escaped from prison.

Chardon High School Shooter Escapes From Prison

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Chardon High School shooter TJ Lane has escaped from the Allen Correctional Facility in Lima.
September 11, 2014

Police say 19-year-old T.J. Lane escaped Thursday night from the Allen Correctional Facility along with two other inmates and one of the inmates was captured.

Feds End Ohio State Inquiry, Applaud Band Probe

A federal investigation has ended into how OSU handled some sexual assault allegations on campus.
11, 2014

The U.S. Education Department said it is closing a four-year federal investigation into Ohio State University’s handling of sexual abuse allegations on campus.

Ohio Family Blames Tornado For Damaged Roof

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Radar of last night's storm in Akron.
11, 2014

Storms severely damage homes in the Akron area. One family says it was a tornado.

Ohio Dems Propose Early Voting Plan After Ruling

Democrats in the Ohio Senate want local boards of elections to set their own voting schedules following a judges ruling last week restoring early voting hours.
9, 2014

Democrats in the Ohio Senate say local boards of elections should have the flexibility to set their own early voting schedules following a federal court decision.

Ohio Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Over With 377 Cases

Measles in the blood
September 9, 2014

Health officials say the Ohio outbreak that helped push the number of U.S. measles cases to a two-decade high appears to have ended.