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Death Row Inmate Dies

Convicted in 1995

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A death row inmate convicted of killing his 2-month-old son has died in prison. The Alabama Department of Corrections said Wednesday that Willie Dorrell Minor was found unresponsive in his cell at Donaldson Correctional Facility on Dec. 21. He was later pronounced dead. Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton wrote in an email that Minor was…

Governor Bentley’s Prison Proposal Concerns County Officials

Governor Bentley’s Proposal to consolidate 14 of Alabama’s 16 prisons into four mega prisons has some County officials worried about how the proposed initiative could effect their economy.¬†Elmore and Bullock County officials spoke out about what the initiative could mean for their towns. Bullock County Commissioner Johnny Adams says that if Governor Bentley’s proposed prison initiative is passed,¬†and the Bullock…