20, Aug 2014 - Scioto, OH Prosecutor challenges Ohio prison release option
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A procedure allowing the Ohio prisons director to recommend to judges early release for certain offenders violates the constitutional separation of powers, a prosecutor says in a court challenge to the policy. At issue in a complaint by Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn is ...
20, Aug 2014 - Scioto, OH Meeting on leasing youth prison rescheduled
IRONTON -- State officials have rescheduled a meeting about leasing the former youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, until late September, according to Lawrence County Commissioner Bill Pratt.
18, Aug 2014 - Lawrence, OH Scioto officials question jail plan
IRONTON -- Several Scioto County commissioners and Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini are concerned about the lack of revenue that would occur if Lawrence County is allowed to house prisoners at the former youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
04, Apr 2014 - Scioto, OH Ohio challenges feds' effort to limit seclusion
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is challenging federal officials' legal efforts to get a court to limit solitary confinement used to discipline boys with mental health disorders throughout the state's juvenile prison system. The Justice Department calls the practice rampant and sought an order to limit seclusion at ...
01, Apr 2014 - Scioto, OH Mumps outbreak at Ohio State grows to 32 cases
WARREN, Ohio - The owner of a Niles massage parlor is in the Trumbull County jail after being taken into custody on an arrest warrant. The warrant for Chong Suk Williams was issued on February 6 after More >>