A prisoners' rights group has sued a former prison doctor charging he violated the civil rights of an inmate who committed suicide after allegedly being denied pain medication.
The state prisons department says an inmate has been captured after walking away from his work assignment as an auto mechanic at the Lebanon Correctional Institution on Tuesday.
State prisons officials say a rescue dog bit off part of an inmate's nose after he tripped and fell on the dog last month at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient.
An Ohio prison guard who was fired after he allegedly posted threats about Governor John Kasich on-line is getting his job back.
Ohio's prison agency says it wants doctors or other medical professionals to assist with executions, saying it will help promote humane procedures.
State officials are looking to save money by privatizing prison food service.
Ohio's prisons department has agreed to pay 350-thousand dollars to settle a medical negligence claim made by a former inmate at the Belmont Correctional Institution.