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  1. From the Past: Sept. 1From the Past: Sept. 1News from the past from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Town Talk

    ... Attorney Jeanette Knoll said she can't understand why a "violent murderer," is there instead of behind bars at Angola. Pineville judge : Jack Holt, an Alexandria lawyer but a resident of Pineville has become the first ward judge in the history of ...

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  2. Letter: Solitary is a lifetime for inmate Kenny WhitmoreRead the original story

    Sunday | The Advocate

    Photo by Randy Bergeron -- Angola inmate Kenny Whitmore is pictured here in 2000 at a Louisiana Board of Pardons hearings.

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  3. Man accused of inappropriate conduct with Angola inmate dies in tragic accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... orities said he was allegedly involved in inappropriate conduct with an inmate in the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. Daniel had been employed as a maintenance worker at Angola since 2007.

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  4. Sheriff: Angola officer accused of inappropriate behavior with an inmate killed in freak accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | WBRZ

    ... n the scene. The other man was not injured. Daniel was arrested earlier this month on a malfeasance charge. He was an Angola officer who was accused of inappropriate behavior with an inmate.

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  5. Angola maintenance worker arrestedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    West Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a maintenance worker at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola accused of inappropriate behavior with an inmate.

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  6. Angola maintenance worker accused of inappropriate behavior with an inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | BayouBuzz.com

    A maintenance worker at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, accused of inappropriate behavior with an inmate, has been arrested on a felony count of malfeasance in office, the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office announced Thursday morning.

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  7. Angola prison worker accused of inappropriate conduct with inmate, sheriff's office reportsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Times-Picayune

    Danny Daniel, a maintenance worker at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, was arrested Wednesday after allegations of inappropriate conduct with an inmate, according to the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  8. Angola maintenance worker accused of inappropriate conduct with inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... duct-taped to her mouth went viral. Authorities said a maintenance man working at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola was arrested Wednesday afternoon on allegations of inappropriate conduct with an inmate. The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's ... 2 comments

  9. Trial begins for Bossier man accused of murdering his own motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... on Donna's side, do not agree with what he thinks should happen to his son. "What they want him to do is rot in Angola for the rest of his life and not get the help that he needs, I'm going to tell you something plain and simple," said Gary Holder. ...

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  10. Let's rally to welcome former prisoners back to our communities: Rev. William BarnwellRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | The Times-Picayune

    ... crime. Serving as a regular volunteer with the Kairos Prison Ministry International and as an Episcopal pastor at Angola, I know up-close just how much that prison is doing, with a very limited budget, to prepare inmates for their new world of ...

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  11. State of Louisiana turned to hospital for lethal injection drug, website reportsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | NOLA.com

    The death chamber at Louisiana's Angola State Prison. According to non-profit online news site The Lens, the state of Louisiana in January turned to a hospital to obtain an execution drug for the lethal injection of Christopher Sepulvado.

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  12. Packing our prisons isn't making us safer: Robert MannRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2010 | NOLA.com

    ... of long prison sentence on nonviolent offenders, it would be Warden Burl Cain of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. "Something has to be done - it just has to be done - about the long sentences," Cain told The Times-Picayune i n 2012. "Some ...

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  13. Ex-Jetson guard fired again for probe of actionsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... him without reason. According to Gee, who spent more than a decade as a guard at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola before going to Jetson in 2011, that's exactly what happened. He read over the phone a line from the separation letter sent ...

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  14. Gautreaux among 7 to be inducted into La. Justice Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Office spokeswoman. The ceremony, now in its 10th year, involves a tour of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola and a viewing of its Museum Complex, Hicks said. Gautreaux started in law enforcement at the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office in ...

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  15. EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be inducted into Louisiana Justice Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... Justice Hall of Fame Friday. The 10th annual ceremonies will include a luncheon held at Louisiana State Penitentiary "Angola," a tour of the prison and a reception at the Museum Complex unveiling an exhibit of the inductees' lives and ...

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  16. Re-entry court will help young offenders avoid return to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | WBRZ

    ... through the 19th JDC aimed at changing that statistic. "It is an opportunity for young, short-term offenders to go to Angola and learn one of many trades," Judge White explains. The young prisoners will be taught trades like automotive repair, ...

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  17. Prisoner re-entry program successfully pairs short-timers with lifers: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    For most of our recent history, Louisiana felons sentenced to do time at Angola haven't any hope of returning home.

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  18. Weapons, bulletproof vests go missing from Louisiana Department of CorrectionsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Institute, Louisiana Correction Institute for Women, Wade Correctional Center, Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola) and Hunt Correctional Center. "All these things are very sensitive items. Corrections needs to do a better job of controlling these ...

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  19. Funds available to restart Landon Broussard murder caseRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... and could not use work already done by Kendig. Broussard, 22, is being held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, awaiting his trial in the killing of Julien Madera. A Lafayette Parish grand jury charged Broussard with first-degree murder ...

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  20. AG's Office defends opposition to compensation for freed inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Attorney Barry Scheck, left, walks with Damon Thibodeaux, who was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola on Thursday.

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