Richland County


A tree near Mansfield that became a popular attraction for its role in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" has fallen.

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Authorities in Richland County say a 35-year-old home invasion suspect has been hospitalized after he was shot multiple times by the son of the home's resident.


Richland County and three officials have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the case of a man freed after serving two decades in prison for a murder conviction that was later thrown out.


The union representing state prison guards says a female corrections officer was taken hostage by a male inmate after being left alone with other inmates in the library at a central Ohio prison.