Tacoma Mall Shooting http://kplu.org en Prisons chief resigns as new details emerge on escape attempt http://kplu.org/post/prisons-chief-resigns-new-details-emerge-escape-attempt <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-976320.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-976320.mp3</a></p><p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Washington&#39;s prisons chief has resigned suddenly citing personal reasons. The announcement late Friday came the same week an inmate was fatally shot during a prison escape attempt.</p><p>Governor Chris Gregoire&#39;s staff says she did not ask Eldon Vail to tender his resignation.</p> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:49:09 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2007 at http://kplu.org Prisons chief resigns as new details emerge on escape attempt