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5 companies compete to build new Alabama prisons

Five companies have expressed interest in building new prisons for the state of Alabama, the governor’s office announced Monday, as a prison...

Judge: Alabama has been ‘indifferent’ to isolated inmates

A federal judge said Monday that Alabama has been “deliberately indifferent” about monitoring the mental health of state inmates placed in the isolation of...

Supreme Court: Execution of Muslim inmate can proceed

he U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected claims from a Muslim inmate who said his religious rights were being violated, clearing the way for...

Lethal injection or gas? Alabama’s death row gets to choose

Some say inhaling nitrogen gas would be like dying on a plane that depressurizes in flight, swiftly killing all aboard. Now more than a...

Warden testifies in trial over prisons’ mental health care

In late February, Alabama prison inmate Billy Lee Thornton stepped onto his cell bed, put a shoe string around his neck and hung himself...

$300 million to corrupt firm? Auditor Jim Zeigler says no

Alabama is no stranger to political corruption charges. The state has seen elected officials at every level of government charged and found guilty of...



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