November 26, 2015


Former prison worker cleared in sex case

ELYRIA — A Lorain County jury cleared a former prison dietitian Wednesday of a sexual battery charge that had accused him of having a sexual relationship with an inmate in 2011. Richard Rodgers went on voluntary leave in August 2012 after a Lorain Correctional Institution inmate accused him of trading oral sex for smuggling alcohol Read More…

Handcuffed inmates visit middle school for educational program


LAGRANGE – Four visitors, wearing chains around their ankles, were ushered into the auditorium of Keystone Middle School by two police officers Wednesday morning. The men, inmates at Grafton Correctional Institution, spoke to eighth-graders as part of the Dope is for Dopes program that was presented at the high school earlier that day. Mark Turner, Read More…