Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections

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6:45 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

DORC Files Slow Response Complaint With Columbus Ambulance Company

State prisons officials say they are reviewing the contract with a private Columbus-based ambulance company because of slow response times.

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7:09 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

State audit finds problems at private prison

State prison officials in Ohio are visiting the lakeshore prison that became the nation's first privately owned state prison last year to see whether dozens of safety, health and security issues uncovered in a recent audit have been fixed.

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8:22 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Obese inmate wants execution delayed

A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs at least 480 pounds wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying he's too heavy for the state's lethal injection process.

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7:20 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Inmate facing execution talks about guilt

An Ohio death row inmate facing a lethal injection next week for murdering two people in 1989, has given a rare interview.  In it, Donald Palmer talks about guilt, God, and capitol punishment.  Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports. 

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6:44 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Computer glitch delays parole notifications to crime victims

The state says a computer glitch failed to deliver 66 notices earlier this year to Ohio crime victims informing them that parole hearings for offenders facing possible release had been scheduled. 

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