The union representing Ohio prison guards says the two corrections officers placed on leave during investigations into the suicide of Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro did nothing wrong.
The state says a prison inmate has committed suicide, the third case of an Ohio prisoner killing himself in two months.
A state prison worker is scheduled to appear in court today to face charges of trading food for sex with inmates.
One of the toughest issues facing people leaving prison is finding meaningful employment that helps them establish new lives.
State prisons officials continue searching for an inmate who walked away from a work detail Monday along I-70 near London.
The state says it's scaling back the number of prisons participating in a program that generates money in return for big electricity users agreeing to reduce power during periods of high usage.
Several state audits show a private vendor in line to begin feeding nearly 100 thousand prison inmates in Ohio and Michigan has a track record of questionable billing, using substandard ingredients and riling prisoners with meal offerings.
A state report shows force was used disproportionately by Ohio prison staff against African-American inmates last year.
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.