The United Nations is asking the federal government to investigate a 2009 incident at the Franklin County jail in which a 20-year-old pregnant woman  miscarried after a deputy stunned her with a taser.

A federal district judge has formally ended a lawsuit against Franklin County alleging jail guards regularly used tasers on inmates who posed no threat.

Franklin County has agreed to settle excessive use of force lawsuits filed by four former county jail inmates who were shocked with tasers.