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Inmate Who Stabbed 4 on Hunger Strike, Alleges Mistreatment

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An inmate who stabbed four fellow prisoners and a guard in separate bloody attacks is on a hunger strike inside Ohio’s toughest prison, alleging mistreatment. Greg Reinke is housed at the state’s supermax prison in Youngstown. He says he’s being harassed by guards, denied proper recreation time and lives in a… Read More

Men Stabbed by Fellow Inmate While Handcuffed Sue Officers

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A new lawsuit alleges officers at an Ohio prison watched and laughed as an inmate slipped his handcuffs, pulled out a blade and repeatedly stabbed four fellow prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and couldn’t defend themselves. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by two of the injured men, Shamieke Pugh and… Read More

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State Patrol: Prison Inmates Planned Possible Escape, Riot

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Highway Patrol says inmates at an Ohio maximum security prison were plotting “a possible escape attempt and possible riot” when the plan was interrupted. The patrol is investigating the Feb. 12 incident in which authorities confiscated three fake handguns, drawings of handguns, and a fake explosive device. Prison officials… Read More

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Hearing Set for Ohio Inmate Accused in 2 Knife Attacks

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A hearing is planned for an Ohio inmate accused in a 2017 knife attack on four other prisoners and a guard’s stabbing in 2018. Inmate Greg Reinke was already serving a life sentence for aggravated murder in Cleveland when the knife attacks happened. He has pleaded not guilty to the attacks,… Read More

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Video Shows Brutality Of Knife Attack On Helpless Inmates

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A newly released video shows the brutality of an Ohio inmate’s knife attack on four prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and unable to defend themselves. The video obtained by The Associated Press reveals for the first time the extent of the victims’ injuries and raises questions about how the… Read More