Southern Ohio Correctional Facility

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio has put to death a killer sentenced to die for stabbing and strangling a man he met in a bar in 1985.

State prisons officials say a death row inmate who attempted suicide following an assault on a prison guard has died. 

Associated Press

A federal judge has ended a lawsuit in which inmates and reporters challenged a ban on face-to-face media interviews with prisoners convicted for their roles in the 1993 Lucasville prison riot.

The U.S. Supreme Court won't reconsider the case of a death row inmate convicted in the 1993 Lucasville prison riot slayings of five fellow inmates.

Ohio Public Radio

The state yesterday carried out its first execution in more than three years after a botched execution sparked a lengthy court battle. 

State of Ohio

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request by a death row inmate to stay his execution scheduled for today.

Ohio's plan to move death row for the third time in a little over a decade is being delayed again.

The union representing Ohio prison guards says it plans to picket on May 31 over contract violations and rampant drug use at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville.

The Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a Southern Ohio Correctional Facility inmate who was apparently attacked by another inmate last Tuesday. 

Ohio is moving its death row for the third time in a little over a decade.

Fairfield County Sheriff

The Ohio prison inmate accused of sending a Franklin County judge a suspicious letter and powder in an anthrax hoax and instructing a second inmate to do the same has pleaded guilty.

A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has reinstated a prison inmate's lawsuit over an alleged beating by a guard and other punishment.

Fairfield County Sheriff

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a state prison inmate on charges of sending a threatening letter containing white powder and labeled "anthrax" to a judge who presided over one of his cases.

Budget Cuts Trigger Cuts In Inmate Community Service

Oct 13, 2014

A new report says budget cuts have contributed to a drop in the number of community service hours performed by Ohio prison inmates.