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 [...]
The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says the new inmate return rate of 27.1 percent is far below the national rate of 40-44 percent.
An Ohio prison official says the new execution process in the state first used in January worked “very well.”
Ohio’s largest counties are sending fewer people to prison than a decade ago.
A new report finds that suicides by Ohio inmates are not limited to those on prison mental health units.
A state prison in Lancaster has joined in a unique partnership with the Columbus Zoo. Inmates at the Southeastern Correctional Complex will raise rainbow trout that will be sold at a cheaper cost to feed the zooâ€™s bears, penguins and otters.
Authorities say an inmate who slipped away from a north-central Ohio prison where he was incarcerated for kidnapping, rape and other crimes has been captured at a general store less than 10 miles from where he escaped.
The leader of the labor group that represents most of Ohioâ€™s prison employees says conditions are ripe for another riot like the one that was waged in Lucasville two decades ago.
State prisons director Gary Mohr says the propsed 10 percent cuts would force him to close three large state prisons and a smaller facility in Hocking County.
In a rare death row interview, Donald Palmer says he’s ready to die next week for murdering two people in 1989.
Jimmy Dimora was convicted of racketeering, bribery and other counts. His trial capped an investigation that led to more than 50 convictions involving county officials, employees and contractors who traded bribes for government jobs and contracts.