Convict stabbed to death in Alabama prison
Alfonzo Minter, 48, died at William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.
Sen. Cam Ward to testify before Congressional panel on prison reform today
State Senator Cam Ward speaks to media members during a tour as Kim Thomas, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections and warden Carter Davenport listen at the St. Clair Correctional Facility Fri., March 16, 2012 in Springville, Ala.
As abuse festered at Tutwiler Prison, AL.com investigation shows problems started at the top
Surrounded by barbed wire on a hilly stretch of Route 53 in Elmore County, the state's only all-women maximum security prison was a place where the inmates universally feared for their safety for nearly two decades, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report issued January.