Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
A state representative is calling on state prison officials to investigate a Dayton women’s prison after multiple allegations of sexual contact between staff and inmates, guards bringing drugs into the prison, and an increase in the use of force.
A southeastern Ohio sheriff found guilty of more than a dozen public corruption charges has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
A judge has denied a former Ohio lawmaker’s second request for early release from prison.
Ohio prison officials want to be able to save money by releasing inmates who require round-the-clock medical care or are otherwise incapacitated.
An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to killing four men at their homes last fall in the small city of Bucyrus and been sentenced to life in prison under a deal with prosecutors.
A prisons inspection committee says work still needs to be done at one of the state’s toughest lock-ups, where inmates continue to report concerns about racism and excessive use of force.
The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in the case of Dale Johnston, a Grove City man seeking compensation for serving seven years on death row for two murders he didn’t commit.
A judge has granted early release from prison to former Ohio lawmaker Carlton Weddington, who was convicted of accepting trips, gifts and campaign cash in exchange for promising to introduce legislation.
An inmate diagnosed with leprosy has been released from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and transferred to a state prison department medical facility in Columbus.
Ohio’s prisons agency says it will study three types of drones as it weighs whether to use the devices to keep an eye on inmates in two prisons.