Lorenzo Mills was working as a sergeant at Draper prison in Elmore County at the time.
An Alabama inmate serving life imprisonment after being convicted of murder in 1993 died in an assault at Donaldson prison in Bessemer.
An Alabama inmate serving life in prison for a 1985 double murder has died two days after he was found injured in his cell.
Authorities say a state prison inmate from Montgomery has been stabbed to death at a correctional facility outside Birmingham.
The Alabama Department of Corrections has set an execution date for Matthew Reeves, who was convicted of a 1996 killing in Dallas County.
Governor Ivey made the appointment after announcing that after seven years in office, Commissioner Jeff Dunn plans to step down from his role on December 31.
The Alabama Department of Corrections says due to the decline in COVID-19 cases, it will make some policy changes.
State officials are asking the federal government whether COVID-19 recovery money can be used to fix Alabama’s prison problems.
United States Attorney Sean P. Costello of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Terrence Dramon Tolbert, 40, of Brewton, was sentenced on June 29, to 135 months’ imprisonment for his possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine on February 24, 2020. In January of 2021, Tolbert pled guilty to the charge in federal court in Mobile.
Alabama says it has nearly finished building a system to use nitrogen gas to carry out death sentences. The information was disclosed in a Tuesday court filing. Lawyers for the state wrote that the Alabama Department of Corrections is nearing completion of the initial physical build for the nitrogen hypoxia system. The state indicated that the next step will be…