Alabama Department of Corrections

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Name: Alabama Department of Corrections
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Autauga County man captured after taunting police on Facebook

PRATTVILLE, Alabama -- An Autauga County man was apprehended early Wednesday after taunting authorities on his Facebook page.Marconi "Cornbread" Tarantino, 24, posted, in part: "Tauga county mounty hope u wearing them Nikes 2Day!!! ;) cuz y'all gone have ... [Published al.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Seized AL prison cell phones continue to help domestic violence victims

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - Alabama first lady Dianne Bentley's campaign to put used cell phones in the hands of domestic violence victims is passing a milestone with 15,000 phones having now gone to the cause since she started 2012.Thursday, Mrs. Bentley ... [Published WSFA - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

ADOC deputy commissioner says changes coming to Tutwiler Prison

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Corrections is opening up about its actions to fix problems at Tutwiler Women's Prison. A federal investigation recently revealed widespread sexual harassment of inmates, along with other problems.“It's ... [Published Corrections Connection - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Nathan Deal visits Daniel Defense

Deployed AL soldier's home burglarized, crime caught on camera Deployed AL soldier's home burglarized, crime caught on cameraUpdated: Tuesday, October 21 2014 7:58 PM EDT 2014-10-21 23:58:34 GMTA soldier's family is outraged that his Macon County home ... [Published WSFA - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Department of Corrections comments on lawsuit over St. Clair prison conditions

PELL CITY -- Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Kim Thomas responded to a lawsuit recently filed in federal court regarding conditions at the St. Clair Correctional Facility.“Inmate and staff safety is a top priority for the Alabama Department ... [Published The Daily Home - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Payroll clerk at Tutwiler Prison pleads guilty to tax evasion

(Source: MGN Online) MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -A former payroll clerk at Tutwiler Prison in Wetumpka has been convicted of tax evasion and a state ethics violation for using her position for personal gain.According to the State of Alabama Department of ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Alabama Jail Sued Over Escalating Murder Rate

By TRACEY DALZELL WALSHBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (CN) - The Equal Justice Initiative filed a class action on behalf of nine inmates at the St. Clair Correctional Facility citing "an extraordinarily high rate of violence at St. Clair, including six homicides in ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Troopers: Foot pursuit for suspect near I-65

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) -Alabama State Troopers say they are searching for a suspect after he fled from officials on foot following a traffic stop.Troopers say the incident happened after officials attempted to stop a vehicle on I-65. The subject fled from ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 4 reports

Shallotte man busted on multiple heron-related charges

Justin Hashaim Bland (Source: BCSO)David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case diesUpdated: Tuesday, October 14 2014 5:46 PM EDT 2014-10-14 21:46:12 GMTThe sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg say David Greenglass ... [Published WSFA - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

Alabama's top prison system official responds to St. Clair prison lawsuit

SPRINGVILLE, Alabama -- Alabama's top prison official responded Tuesday afternoon to a federal lawsuit that alleged poor leadership and unsafe conditions resulted in a spike of violence and murder at St. Clair Correctional Facility.Alabama Department ... [Published al.com - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Prison, Lawsuit, Officer
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Death row inmate sues to stop new execution protocol

An Alabama death row inmate wants a federal court to declare the state's new execution protocol cruel and unusual punishment.In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. Southern District for Alabama Wednesday, Christopher Lee Price, sentenced to death for the brutal ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

2 convicted AL church arsonists remain jailed despite release order

BIBB CO., AL (WSFA) -Two convicted Alabama church arsonists remain in state prison despite a judge's order to let them go.Bibb County Judge Marvin Wiggins ordered the release of Benjamin Moseley and Matthew Lee Cloyd in September, allowing them to serve ... [Published WSFA - Oct 08 2014]

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"He heard the chopper and bolted out the back door," Sheriff Herbie Johnson told the Advertiser. "We put the dogs on him, he ran 40, 50 yards and tried to hide. The dogs went right to him. He was taken into custody without further incident."
"We regret that they have chosen to file a lawsuit instead of continuing to work together to make the facility better," Thomas said. "There are many hard working correctional employees at St. Clair who are committed to maintaining order and peace inside the prison. We will continue our efforts to make improvements to St. Clair to better serve the inmates and correctional staff at the facility.”"
"The department has been meeting routinely with members of the Equal Justice Initiative to discuss concerns about St. Clair, and regrets that they have chosen to file a lawsuit ... There are many hard working correctional employees at St. Clair who are committed to maintaining order and peace inside the prison."
"We cannot sit here in our silo, in our own little corner of the world, because we will be the losers,” said Jackson."

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First Lady Dianne Bentley surpasses 15,000 cell... [Published DothanFirst.com - Oct 23 2014]
ADOC deputy commissioner says changes coming to... [Published Corrections Connection - Oct 22 2014]
Gov. Nathan Deal visits Daniel Defense [Published WSFA - Oct 22 2014]
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Department of Corrections comments on lawsuit o... [Published The Daily Home - Oct 18 2014]
The Alabama prison reform lexicon: opinion [Published al.com - Oct 16 2014]
Authorities searching for Millbrook man who ran... [Published al.com - Oct 15 2014]
Alabama Jail Sued Over Escalating Murder Rate [Published Courthouse News Service - Oct 15 2014]
Manhunt underway in Millbrook after suspect fle... [Published WSFA - Oct 15 2014]
Troopers: Foot pursuit for suspect near I-65 [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Oct 15 2014]
Troopers: Foot pursuit for suspect near I-65 [Published WSFA - Oct 15 2014]
Federal lawsuit alleges Alabama prison is dange... [Published KPHO Phoenix - Oct 15 2014]
Payroll clerk at Tutwiler Prison pleads guilty ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Oct 14 2014]
Shallotte man busted on multiple heron-related ... [Published WSFA - Oct 14 2014]
Mayor Edna Jackson travels to China [Published WSFA - Oct 14 2014]
Deer antler criteria and bag limit changes on WMAs [Published WSFA - Oct 14 2014]
Pearl Police looking for credit card fraud suspect [Published WSFA - Oct 14 2014]
Alabama's top prison system official responds t... [Published al.com - Oct 14 2014]
Advocacy group: Conditions at St. Clair Correct... [Published MyFox Birmingham - Oct 14 2014]
Equal Justice Initiative files lawsuit against ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Oct 14 2014]
Firm to file suit against Ala. prisons for viol... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Oct 14 2014]
Fewer inmates in Alabama are being released early [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Oct 12 2014]
40 years ago, group of karate-kicking Muslims t... [Published al.com - Oct 10 2014]
Crime victims to have better access to informat... [Published The Daily Home - Oct 10 2014]
Death row inmate sues to stop new execution pro... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Oct 09 2014]
Jurors weep hearing testimony in Desmonte Leona... [Published Auburn Plainsman - Oct 09 2014]
Alabama's inmates cut themselves after prison r... [Published al.com - Oct 09 2014]
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