T.J. Lane Judge Clears Chardon Schools Officials In 2012 High School Shootings By Jim Letizia • Feb 16, 2018 cleveland.com An Ohio judge has cleared five Chardon school district administrators of wrongdoing in the 2012 high school shootings that left three students dead. Lawsuit Out Of Chardon H.S. Shootings To Go To Trial Next Year By Associated Press • Sep 10, 2017 cleveland.com A judge has scheduled a February 26 trial date for a wrongful death lawsuit against five school officials stemming from the 2012 Chardon High School shootings. ODRC Disciplines Four Employees For September Prison Escape By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 12, 2015 Toledo Blade The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections has disciplined four employees for lapses that helped the Chardon High School shooter and two other inmates escape from the Allen Correctional Institution near Lima last September. Report Shows How T.J. Lane Escaped From Prison By Jim Letizia • Nov 14, 2014 Geauga County Sheriff State prison officials say the convicted Chardon High School shooter used a ladder crafted from items in a closet to escape from the Allen Correctional Institution near Lima in September. Update: Chardon H.S. Shooter Captured Following His Escape From Prison By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 12, 2014 Columbus police say Clifford Opperud has been taken into custody. The original story is below. Father Of Chardon HS Shooting Victim Found Dead By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 27, 2014 The father of one of three students killed in the Chardon High School shootings was found dead today on the second anniversary of his son's death. Changes In Chardon Since High School Shootings By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Feb 27, 2014 Today marks the second anniversary of the Chardon High School shootings that left three students dead. Ex Chardon High Coach On "S.I." Cover By Jim Letizia • Jun 20, 2013 Former Chardon High School football coach Frank Hall is on the cover of this week's "Sports Illustrated." Chardon H.S. Shooter Sentenced By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 19, 2013 A judge today sentenced the Chardon High School shooter to three lifetime prison sentences. Families Of Chardon H.S. Shootings Sue Gunman By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 28, 2013 The families of three Chardon High School students shot and killed in February of last year students are suing the teenage gunman and his family. High School Shootings Suspect Pleads Guilty By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 26, 2013 The teenager charged with shooting and killing three classmates and wounding two others at Chardon High School last year pleaded guilty today as part of a plea deal. Insanity Plea For Alleged Chardon High School Gunman By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 2, 2012 Defense attorneys for the teen charged with killing three Chardon High School students last February have entered a not guilty by reason of insanity plea on their client's behalf. Teenager charged in Chardon High School shooting pleads not guilty By Mike Foley • Jun 8, 2012 The 17-year-old charged with shooting and killing three students and wounding three others has pleaded not guilty to six charges. Mike Foley explains.