Alabama funeral service held for ex-jail boss Vicky White

Vicky White’s family buried the former jail boss Saturday instead of celebrating her sixth award as Lauderdale County’s Corrections Employee of the Year. White, 56, the assistant commander of operations at the Lauderdale County Jail, walked out of the north Alabama lockup with capital murder suspect Casey White on April 29, claiming she was taking … Read more

Alabama fugitive Casey White, ex-officer Vicky White captured on dashcam after police chase

Newly released police dashcam footage captured the moment escaped Alabama convict Casey White was arrested following a wild police chase that ended with his fugitive jail honcho girlfriend committing suicide. Evansville police released the nearly two-minute clip on Facebook Tuesday night, showing a patrol car race up to the field where the couple’s latest getaway … Read more

Transgender treatment, doctors threatened by new Alabama law

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Dr. Hussein Abdul-Latif spent the last week typing out prescription refills for his young transgender patients, trying to make sure they had access to their medications for a few months before Alabama made it illegal for him to prescribe them. He also answered questions from anxious patients and their parents: What … Read more

Vicky White and Casey White search: Videos show escape was well-planned, official says

CNN — Surveillance video footage of missing former Alabama corrections officer Vicky White taken before her getaway with an inmate facing murder charges shows the level of preparation that went into the escape, Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said. Investigators found footage of White shopping for men’s clothes at a department store and at an … Read more

Vicky White may be getting help from ex-inmates: official

Vicky White, the former Alabama jail boss who allegedly absconded with capital murder suspect Casey Cole White, may be getting help while on the lam from former inmates whom she had treated “above par,” according to a new report. Chad Hunt, commander with the US Marshals Service’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, told WAAY … Read more

Escaped inmate Casey White may try suicide by cop: former lawyer

The former lawyer for escaped Alabama convict Casey Cole White fears his old client might attempt suicide by cop — saying the should-be-inmate suffers from severe mental illness and addiction issues. Dale Bryant, who represented White in his crime spree in 2015, said his ex-client “wanted to die” after being arrested. “He was trying to … Read more

Vincent Chiarella ID’d as one of 3 Americans found dead at Sandals Emerald Bay

An Alabama man was among those who died mysteriously at a Bahamas resort. Vincent Chiarella of Birmingham was found dead at the Sandals Emerald Bay resort on Great Exuma Friday, his son told WVTM-TV. Vincent’s wife Donnis was also injured, Austin Chiarella told the station. The couple was celebrating their anniversary at the resort, he … Read more

Vicky White seen at Quality Inn before vanishing with Casey White

New video shows former Alabama jail boss Vicky White at a Quality Inn hours before she disappeared with convicted killer Casey White, as authorities downplayed speculation the enormous inmate might be traveling disguised as a woman in a wheelchair. The 14-second clip, released Saturday, shows the blond Vicky, in a black sweat shirt, pacing back … Read more

Sheriff: Car linked to Alabama escapee, jail worker found

The getaway vehicle used by a man wanted for murder in Alabama and the jail official suspected of helping him escape after a “jailhouse romance” was found in an impound lot in Tennessee, where it sat for nearly a week before authorities realized they had it, officials said Friday. Sheriff Rick Singleton of Lauderdale County, … Read more