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  1. Alabama Prisons Enter Lockdown on Heels of Coordinated Labor StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... Ray, the founder of the Free Alabama Movement, told ABC News from inside of the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, one of the prisons participating in the strike. "If I want to smoke crack, I can smoke crack right now. But as I'm talking to ...

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  2. Alabama Prisons Enter Lockdown on Heels of Coordinated Labor StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... Ray, the founder of the Free Alabama Movement, told ABC News from inside of the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, one of the prisons participating in the strike. "If I want to smoke crack, I can smoke crack right now. But as I'm talking to ...

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  3. Man convicted in hatchet murder dies after 33 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Alabama Live

    A man who had served more than 33 years in prison on a capital murder charge died Thursday, authorities said. Two weeks ago, Thomas Carl Johnson, 54, was transferred from William Donaldson Correctional Facility to Brookwood Medical Center for treatment of several significant medical issues.

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  4. Protesters demonstrate on behalf of inmates in HolmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... 21 closer to the gates of the prison. Brooks says her son is currently incarcerated in Donaldson Correctional Facility. According to Brooks her son's experience is less than favorable. "It's bad. They won't let them get education. They won't let ...

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  5. Source: Beth ShelborneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The creators of a unique radio program being produced in Jefferson County are hoping to find a wider audience. The entire series, from conception to writing to acting and recording, is the result of a year's worth of work by prisoners serving hard time at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer.

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  6. Inmate stabbed to death in Alabama maximum security prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Department of Corrections say they are investigating a deadly stabbing at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer. They say the stabbing happened just before 4:30 in the afternoon on Saturday during an altercation between three inmates in a cell block.

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  7. Inmate stabbed to death at Alabama prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Alabama Live

    An inmate was stabbed to death today at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections. The stabbing happened at about 4:25 p.m. during an altercation between three inmates inside one of the facility's cell blocks.

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  8. Attorney: Alabama inmate seeking freedom from death row diesRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    Attorney Cissy Jackson said Donnis Musgrove died Wednesday night at the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, Alabama. Jackson said Musgrove was suffering from lung cancer.

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  9. Alabama Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural CausesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Attorney Cissy Jackson said Donnis Musgrove died Wednesday night at the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer. Jackson said Musgrove was suffering from lung cancer.

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  10. Alabama death row inmate seeking freedom dies aged 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | New York Daily News

    An Alabama death row inmate who was seeking to overturn his murder conviction has died, one of his attorneys said Thursday. Attorney Cissy Jackson said Donnis Musgrove died Wednesday night at the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, Ala.

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  11. Attorney: Alabama Death Row inmate dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Alabama Death Row inmate Donnis George Musgrove, who had maintained his innocence in the 1986 slaying of a Jefferson County man, has died in prison, his attorney confirmed Thursday night. Musgrove, 67, died Wednesday night in the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility's infirmary, Cissy Jackson, one of his attorneys, stated in an email to AL.com.

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  12. Convicted murderer dies on death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    A US death row inmate who was seeking to overturn his murder conviction and maintained his innocence until the end has died, one of his lawyers said. Donnis Musgrove died on Wednesday night at the Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, Alabama.

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  13. Former Alabama corrections officer says he 'worked for' inmates to bring pot into prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, officially opened in October 1982 as the West Jefferson Correctional Facility with a capacity of 700 minimum and medium custody inmates housed in dormitories, and 16 single cells. A former corrections officer says he "worked for" inmates to bring shipments of marijuana into a western Jefferson County prison, according to a federal court document.

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  14. Hueytown High School on lockdown while lawmen search for armed burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... fled the scene. "They were stealing guns so we know they're armed,'' Hagler said. Police and Donaldson Correctional Facility tracking dogs are on the scene. There was no known threat to the high school, but the lockdown was ordered as a precaution ...

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  15. Waterkeeper AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Riverkeeper Nelson Brooke, of the Black Warrior Riverkeeper, tests water in stream near William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in western Jefferson County. The group has settled a lawsuit it filed claiming the prison's sewer system is polluting area waters.

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  16. Convicted killer dies in prison infirmaryRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Dallas Ray Moffett, 51, died in the infirmary at Donaldson Correctional Facility Thursday night, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. He was pronounced dead at 8:20 p.m. Moffett was serving a life sentence for murder, manslaughter and escape, court records show.

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  17. Finding enlightenment while locked up: Prison inmates learn to meditateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer is a maximum security prison where men convicted of the worst crimes end up, many of them on death row or facing life in prison. But Donaldson is also the only maximum security prison in the nation to allow an intense meditation retreat for inmates, where volunteers transform one of the prison gyms into a meditation studio so a group of convicted felons can eat, sleep and meditate in silence together for 10 days.

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  18. Prison officials, ACA inspectors ignore contaminated water in Texas prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... environmental activists collected water samples from this creek for 10 years to prove Donaldson Correctional Facility in Alabama was releasing untreated sewage into the creek. Contaminated water and other environmental hazards threatening prisoners ...

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  19. Convicted killer dies of natural causes in Donaldson prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Everette Ray Loveless died about 2:40 p.m. at William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in west Jefferson County, according to the coroner's office. He died from natural causes.

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  20. Alabama man convicted in cold case rapes, burglariesRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... tment of Corrections records show that Garth is serving a 99-year sentence at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility on burglary charges out of Morgan County from 1987.

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