September 20, 2014: Four juveniles attacked staff members before smashing out a window and trying to escape. The teens attacked another staff member who tried to prevent them from escaping before they were finally subdued by corrections officers.
September 11, 2014: Three prisoners escaped from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution using a 13 foot ladder that they had constructed out of old cabinets. The prisoners carried the ladder through an unoccupied section of the prison and used it to climb onto the roof
August 12, 2014: Approximately 393 immigrant detainees refused to leave the recreation yard until the warden heard their demands. According to an incident report released by the prison, "The list of concerns were related to food, commissary prices, laundry/frequency of
April 23, 2014: Three inmates took a guard hostage and phoned the media in a standoff that lasted five hours.
April 18-20, 2014: Following the January action, FAM spokespeople attempt to announce statewide strike through media outreach. Pre-emptive transfers and isolation of strike leaders stunts participation.
April 11, 2013: Three inmates on death row for their involvement in the 1993 Lucasville prison uprising stage a hunger strike on the 20th anniversary of the uprising. The men are protesting the state's refusal to allow them sit-down media interviews about their cases. They
April 30th, 2012: On the day before May Day, the international day of the worker, at least 25 to 48 prisoners went on a 10 day hunger strike at OSP, a super-max prison. On May 1st, another group of prisoners who weren't on indefinite hunger strike, engaged in a one-day fast
February 20-22, 2012: Upon hearing about the call for a national "Occupy 4 Prisoners" mobilization, at least 20 prisoners at Ohio State Penitentiary (OSP) organized a one-day solidarity hunger strike. During the action, they heard about outside demonstrations and decided to
January 3, 2011: Three of the survivors of the Lucasville Uprising go on a 15-day hunger strike to protest the extreme conditions of their solitary confinement. The men were demanding conditions equal to that of other Ohio death row prisoners, namely contact with family,