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  1. 'Bearacade' making classrooms into safe roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... is in the building. Dubbed the "Bearacade," it was invented by a northern Ohio company after the 2012 shootings at Chardon High School that left three students dead and three injured. Made of sturdy metal, the door block is a wedge that slides ...

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  2. Prison adds fence wire, changes locks following T.J. Lane's escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Corrections officials are adding more razor wire to fences and replacing door locks at the prison where Chardon school shooter T.J. Lane and two others escaped from last week, a state lawmaker said Tuesday. The moves are short-term steps being taken at the Allen Oakwood Correctional Facility in Lima in reaction to the escape, according to state Sen. John Eklund, a Geauga County Republican who chairs the Senate Criminal Justice Committee.

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  3. Geauga County Commissioner Blake Rear faces challenge from independent parks commissioner Brian Johnston Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    ... Rear, a Republican, replaced Tracy Jemison when he retired from the county commission last year. Rear is a former Chardon School Board member and wants to continue as commissioner to provide stability, he said. Rear said he has served the county ...

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  4. T.J. Lane's prison unit landed in Lima because of facility's unique designRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    ... the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. Security at the units came into question Thursday evening, when Chardon school shooter T.J. Lane and two other inmates assigned to protective custody escaped by scaling a fence in a recreation area ...

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  5. Escaped Chardon killer had pitchfork when recapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    T.J. Lane was given three life sentences for fatally shooting three students at Chardon High School in February 2012. The convicted killer of three high-school students who briefly escaped from an Ohio prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured, the State Highway Patrol said yesterday.

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  6. Anatomy of a prison escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Madison Press

    ... on state property, alerted the Lima Police Department and Allen County Sheriff's Office. Two other inmates, Chardon High School killer Thomas M. "T.J." Lane III, 19, and Clifford Opperud, 45, a home-invader from Warren County, ran through a field ...

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  7. ThumbsRead the original story

    Sunday | TheCourier.com

    DOWN: Last week's escape of Chardon school shooter "T.J." Lane and two other inmates from Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution was troubling, but fortunately ended relatively quickly and without major incident.

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  8. Lima prison break examinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | People's Defender

    ... on state property, alerted the Lima Police Department and Allen County Sheriff's Office. Two other inmates, Chardon High School killer Thomas M. "T.J." Lane III, 19, and Clifford Opperud, 45, a home-invader from Warren County, ran through a field ...

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  9. Re: T.J. Lane: Convicted School Shooter Escapes From PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | NewsOne

    ... 8 p.m. Thursday evening. Lane, then 18, pleaded guilty last year to shooting three students in February 2012 at Chardon High School, east of Cleveland. He said he didn't know why he did. He was given three life sentences. Authorities identified the ...

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  10. Breakdown of cross country highlights, surprises, video interviews...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Cleveland.com

    ... a great opportunity to see how they would compete in a postseason type of environment given the talented field. For Chardon, it was an opportunity to get back on the course after dealing with emotions from the escape from prison of 2012 school ...

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  11. Escaped School Shooter TJ Lane Had 'Highest Level of Security'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    Notorious school shooter T.J. Lane escaped an Ohio prison with two other inmates by scaling a barbed wire fence and crossing over the roof of the prison entry building despite being assigned "the highest level security grade," prison officials said Friday. Lane, who was serving three life sentences for the massacre he carried out in February 2012 in Chardon, Ohio, was recaptured several hours later by a team of officers with dogs.

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  12. Prison escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Chardon school shooter T.J. Lane and two other prisoners escaped the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima, a medium-security prison. Thursday's escape of Chardon school shooter T.J. Lane and the high-profile suicides of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro and Death Row inmate Billy Slagle raise the question: Are there security problems in Ohio prisons? The union representing prison employees says emphatically "yes."

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  13. Experts investigating Chardon shooter's escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    LIMA - Criminal and internal investigations were underway Friday to determine how T.J. Lane, a convicted killer of three students, and two other inmates were able to escape from prison during recreation a day earlier. The three prisoners were being held in a protective control unit that had been cited for security issues in a recent report, and the escape came a day after prison officials apparently foiled an escape plan by another inmate from the same unit.

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  14. Union: Prison learned of escape plans day earlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Recordpub.com

    ... Ohio, which has some of the toughest security measures. Lane's brief taste of freedom frightened residents in Chardon, the community nearly 200 miles to the east where Lane fatally shot three students and wounded two others and then further angered ...

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  15. Investigations underway in Ohio prison escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Chronicle

    T. J. Lane listens during court proceedings Feb. 26, 2013, in Geauga County Common Pleas Court in Chardon, Ohio. Ohio police said Thursday that Lane, 19, the convicted killer of three students at a high school cafeteria, escaped from prison and a search is underway.

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  16. School shooter TJ Lane never offered motiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | KION 46

    ... But they never would have thought that he'd turn out a killer -- walking up to a table in the cafeteria of Ohio's Chardon High School with a .22-caliber gun and pumping 10 rounds at students he picked randomly. Lane admitted his crime, didn't offer ...

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  17. Escapees, including Chardon shooter, quickly captured after breaking outRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Tribune-Chronicle

    Authorities on Friday moved convicted Chardon school shooter T.J. Lane - who escaped with two other inmates from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Center in Lima the previous night - to the Ohio State Penitentiary in Youngstown. Chardon Schools canceled classes on Friday and opted instead to open doors at at the high school and middle school to provide counseling and other services to students and staff throughout the day.

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  18. Investigations underway in prison escape about 3 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    ... by another inmate from the same unit. "They should've been watching him more closely," said Morten Pederson, 42, of Chardon, the community stunned by Lane's shooting of three high school students in 2012. Pederson has two children in the district. ...

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  19. Chardon football seniors lead community forward after T.J. Lane escape, capture as Hilltoppers defeat Canton SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Cleveland.com

    CANTON, Ohio Just as the wound was healing and the scab was about to fall off, a fresh cut brought pain back to the surface for Chardon. If Feb. 27, 2012 wasn't enough to go through for the town of Chardon, Thursday night it went through many similar emotions when residents learned the gunman who killed three students that day had escaped from a Lima prison .

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  20. Lane escape raises more questions about Ohio prisonsLane escape...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... for the ACLU of Ohio. Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1tJvcRc The escape Thursday night of Chardon shooter T.J. Lane and two others was just the most recent incident involving Ohio prisons. The escape Thursday night of Chardon ...

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