Tag: Alabama

  • Mississippi is the fattest place in America, report says

    Mississippi is the fattest state in America, with two in five adults obese or morbidly obese, a report revealed Tuesday amid growing warnings about the nation’s health. Telephone surveys of more than 400,000 people nationwide showed Magnolia State had the highest obesity rates, followed by West Virginia and neighboring Alabama. At the other end of […]

  • A funeral service in Alabama has been held for ex-prison boss Vicky White

    Vicky White’s family buried the former prison boss on Saturday instead of celebrating her sixth award as Lauderdale County Correctional Employee of the Year. White, 56, deputy commander of operations at Lauderdale County Jail, walked out of the north Alabama jail with capital murder suspect Casey White on April 29, saying she was driving him […]

  • Alabama transgender drug law blocked by judge

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law it made it a crime to prescribe puberty blockers and gender-affirming hormones to transgender minors. U.S. District Judge Liles Burke issued a preliminary injunction to stop the state from enforcing the drug ban, which took effect May 8, while a […]

  • Dashcam video shows arrest of escaped prisoner Casey White

    Newly released police dashcam footage captured the moment fugitive Alabama convict Casey White was arrested following a savage police chase that ended in the suicide of his fugitive girlfriend in prison. Evansville police posted the nearly two-minute clip to Facebook Tuesday night, showing a patrol car race to the lot where the couple’s last getaway […]

  • Alabama corrections officer who escaped with inmate dies in hospital, sheriff says | CNN

    CNN — Former Alabama corrections officer Vicky White died of injuries after she and escaped inmate Casey White were arrested in Indiana earlier Monday, Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding said. at CNN. She was hospitalized earlier with self-inflicted gunshot wounds after being taken into custody following a car chase in Evansville, Indiana, US Marshals previously […]