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

    Tuesday | 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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  2. Prisoner re-entry program successfully pairs short-timers with lifers: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | 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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  3. Weapons, bulletproof vests go missing from Louisiana Department of CorrectionsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | 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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  4. Funds available to restart Landon Broussard murder caseRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | 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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  5. AG's Office defends opposition to compensation for freed inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | 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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  6. Death penalty could be considered in Telly Hankton caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... prosecutors added new charges to an already sprawling indictment. Hankton is already serving a life sentence at Angola for murder, but the full extent of Hankton's alleged reign of terror is detailed in the indictment that accuses him, along with ...

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  7. Former Louisiana State Corrections Official Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights ViolationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | PressReleasePoint

    ... pleaded guilty to civil rights violations related to the beating of an inmate at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana. Mark Sharp, 33, of Amite, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today to one count of deprivation of rights under color of ...

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  8. Third Angola guard admits to role in beating of convicted killer Roy McLaughlinRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Advocate

    A former Louisiana State Penitentiary guard already serving time for a sex crime admitted in federal court Tuesday that he beat a handcuffed Angola inmate in 2010 after the convicted killer tried to escape.

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  9. State attorneys challenging former death row inmate's request for wrongful conviction compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Until September 2012, Thibodeaux, who turned 40 on Saturday, was confined at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, awaiting his execution for his conviction of killing 14-year-old Crystal Champagne on the Mississippi River batture in Bridge ...

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  10. The Louisiana State Pennitentiary at Angola.Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Advocate

    A former corrections officer at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola was charged Monday in federal court in the 2010 beating of an inmate while the inmate was handcuffed in a prison van, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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  11. Former Angola officer charged in inmate beatingRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Advocate

    A former corrections officer at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola was charged Monday in federal court in the 2010 beating an inmate while the inmate was handcuffed in a prison van, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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  12. Life still hard after exoneration, freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Security or retirement savings. Johnson runs a leather shop in Leesville. He picked up the trade during his years in Angola State Penitentiary, where he spent most his time after being wrongfully convicted of aggravated rape in Many in 1983. In ...

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  13. Around Baton Rouge for June 15, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Springs Road. Members will discuss Chapter 7 of "Beautiful Purpose" by Susie Larson. (225) 274-4440. FARMING AT ANGOLA STATE PENITENTIARY: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St. Learn how the American workplace and farming at the ...

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  14. Our Views: The heat on the RowRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... who live here. But because U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson ordered the state to cool down the death row quarters at Angola, the issue is not as clear cut. Jackson ordered the state to come up with a plan to address the heat on death row. The state ...

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  15. Appeals court halts Angola death row temperature changesRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | The Times

    ... means the state will not be forced to quickly implement a court-ordered plan to cool down the death row quarters at Angola until an appeals panel has had a chance to review U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson's decision. Three death row inmates -- ...

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  16. Author Walker Percya s works celebrated at St. Francisville eventRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... weekend, celebrants enjoyed a crawfish boil and a bourbon tasting. And they toured Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola and the Entergy Nuclear Plant - two sites that figured into one of Percy's novels. Organizer Rod Dreher, senior editor at The ...

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  17. Advocate staff file photo Mark Saltz -- The Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... means the state will not be forced to quickly implement a court-ordered plan to cool down the death row quarters at Angola, as the prison is often called, until an appeals panel has had a chance to review U.S. District Court Judge Brian Jackson's ...

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  18. Appeals court halts Angola death row temp changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | The Town Talk

    ... means the state will not be forced to quickly implement a court-ordered plan to cool down the death row quarters at Angola until an appeals panel has had a chance to review U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson's decision. Three death row inmates - ...

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  19. Battle to cool death row heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    As the weather heats up, so to does the battle to cool death row at Louisiana's state prison in Angola.

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  20. The execution chamber at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. File/The TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | The Times

    Efforts to keep information secret about the source of Louisiana's execution drugs have stalled for the session, with the bill sponsor shelving the measure one step from final passage.

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