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Alabama prisoners refusing to work in 2nd day of protest

Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — Alabama inmates were in their second day of a work strike Tuesday, refusing to labor in prison kitchens, laundries...

Group Announces Release of 80-Year-Old Who Spent Decades in Alabama Prison

alabamaappleseed.org Robert Cheeks, who was originally sentenced to die in prison under Alabama’s Habitual Felony Offender Act for a 1985 robbery conviction, was released on...

Why Is Toforest Johnson Still on Alabama’s Death Row?

By Drayton Nabers Jr. (This is an opinion column)  As a former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, I believe in our state’s criminal justice...

Jeffco DA Danny Carr Receives Top National Award From Prison Fellowship...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr has been named the 2021 recipient for the Charles Colson Servant of Hope Award. The...

Appeals Court Upholds Ethics Convictions of Sherry Lewis, Former Water Works...

alabamaag.gov Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the felony ethics convictions of former Birmingham Water Works...

Former Prisoner, Ronald McKeithen’s Artwork Kicks Off Juneteenth in Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Juneteenth in Birmingham kicked off Friday evening at the Historic Arlington House with an art show featuring the works of...

U.S. Justice Dept. Sues Alabama for Unsafe Conditions in Men’s Prisons

The Birmingham Times The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday filed suit against the State of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Corrections alleging that the...

Fed’s report condemning Alabama prisons: State vows action

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities vowed Thursday to begin the monumental task of fixing their troubling prison problems, responding to...

Ex-Prison Guard Accused of Forcing Inmates to Have Sex

By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA — A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women’s prison used his position of power to prey...

Madison County Man Gets 140 Years in Prison for Producing Child...

Madison County Man Gets 140 Years in Prison for Producing, Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography HUNTSVILLE – A federal judge today sentenced a Madison County...

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