CLEVELAND - Reviews are underway examining how one of Ohio's most notorious prison inmates committed suicide a month into his life sentence.
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was able to hang himself with a bedsheet despite his placement in protective custody, which involves checks every 30 minutes.
Ohio prisons director Gary Mohr ordered the reviews Wednesday, less than a day after Castro's death.
The reviews will look at the facts of Castro's suicide and whether he received proper medical and mental health care leading up to it.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has called for an investigation into Castro's death and whether all inmates are getting the mental health treatment they need.
A local woman remembers her own ordeal after watching Michelle Knight speak on a national TV program.
Cleveland-area residents reacted to Michelle Knight's first interview since she escaped from Ariel Castro's home, where she was held in captivity for 11 years.
Michelle Knight, who was held captive by Ariel Castro for 11 years, revealed details of what happened to her inside the convicted rapist and kidnapper's home in a national TV interview with Dr. Phil Tuesday.
An Ohio prison guard has resigned after an investigation about falsification of logs documenting checks on a death row inmate who later committed suicide.
Ohio's prison system has faced a glut of bad news in recent months, from inmate suicides to four homicides in a single prison in about a year, but long-term population growth trends are causing officials the most headaches.
Mary Jordan, a reporter for the Washington Post, will write a book for Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus about the horrors that happened inside the house on Seymour Avenue.
There are 238 sex offenders who live within a two-mile radius of the former home of late convicted kidnapper Ariel Castro, according to a public records search.
The warden will move from Correctional Reception Center south of Columbus to the same job at Madison Correctional Institution.
An Ohio bill to provide cash reparations and other assistance to the three women held captive in a Cleveland home passed the House Wednesday.