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  1. Hard time and softback books: Teaching children's literature in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    I stared at the stack of hardback picture books I'd gathered as samples for a class on writing for kids I was slated to teach the next day at William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility. Honestly, could a hardback of "Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel" be carved into a shiv? Never mind, I thought, and pulled out the soft covers, and packed sketchbooks, comic books, writers' magazines and notebooks and pens.

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  2. Bessemer man serving life without parole for murder dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Kenneth Allen Carlee, 66, was incarcerated at William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. He died of natural causes after spending nearly 35 years behind bars.

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  3. Three longtime Walker County Sheriff's Office employees retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... when a federal inmate stabbed him and threw him from the second tier of the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility. "It took a while to find a doctor who would sign off to allow me to continue in this work. I salute the former sheriff, John Mark ...

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  4. Dept. of Corrections investigating death of inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Officials with the Alabama Department of Corrections are investigating the death of an inmate at the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer Sunday. Officers found 32-year-old Jeramy Melvin Leslie unresponsive in his cell around 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

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  5. Inmate found dead, former resident of MoodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Trussville Tribune

    An inmate was found dead in his cell on Sunday at at the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, according to officials at the Alabama Department of Corrections. An investigation into his death is underway.

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  6. ADOC investigates inmate death in BessemerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred on Sunday at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer.

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  7. The Decades-Long Defense of an Alabama Death-Row Prisoner Enters a Final PhaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | The New Yorker

    ... lawyers to death-row prisoners in Alabama. In 1990, in a small, cell-like visitation room at Donaldson Correctional Facility, Harcourt met Hamm. Hamm's crime: shooting a motel clerk in the head during a robbery. Hamm had already been sentenced to be ...

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  8. Gregory James Eddins v. State of Alabama Cheryl Price III Lloyd Hicks Roy Rodham MD James ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... complaint, alleging, among other things, that the wardens and medical care providers at the Donaldson Correctional Facility had failed to provide him with treatment for his diabetes and thus were deliberately indifferent to his medical needs in ...

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  9. More Alabama prison inmates need mental health care, but resources lackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    ... care providers; understaffing of correctional officers; and overcrowding. A 2013 audit of Donaldson Correctional Facility in Jefferson County showed mental-health staff members were manning laundry and showers instead of providing health care ...

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