Louisiana State Penitentiary

Type: Organization
Name: Louisiana State Penitentiary
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 5 reports

Angola worker accused of inappropriate behavior

10:39 AM by Brock SuesUpdated: Aug 14, 2014 12:10 PMSource: WBRZST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in West Feliciana Parish said they arrested an Angola maintenance worker on charges of malfeasance in office late Wednesday afternoon after he was accused ... [Published WBRZ-TV - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Halle Berry: Billy Bob Thornton Dishes About ‘Monster’s Ball’ Sex Scene

[ Life ]Halle Berry is gorgeous! That’s one thing all of her fans can probably agree on!Now, one of her former co-stars is sharing what he truly thinks of the stunning beauty! Billy Bob Thornton has nothing but great things to say about the 48-year-old ... [Published WebProNews - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

'Dead Man Walking' nun: 'Botched' executions unmask a botched system

By Moni Basu, CNNNew Orleans, Louisiana (CNN) – Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on driving when they are with her. She could ... [Published CNN - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Inmate Spends 28 Years in Solitary. A Louisana Warden Is Finally Considering Letting Him Out.

Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore lives in a 6 foot by 9 foot cell. Aninmate at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, he spends 23hours a day alone in his cell and gets one hour a day out toshower, exercise, or walk around. This has been his life for the past ... [Published REASON Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

General, judge and former U.S. representative are inducted in Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame

Louisiana's adjutant general and an appeals court judge from Jefferson Parish are among this year's inductees to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame . Maj. Gen. GlennCurtis, of the Louisiana National Guard , joined 5 th Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Fredericka ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

What 28-Years of Solitary Confinement Does to the Mind

Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore, 59, has spent the last 28 consecutive years in solitary confinement in Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, but a prison warden says he may be released to the general inmate population. Whitmore reportedly spends 23 hours ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Louisiana Warden May Release Inmate From 28 Straight Years in Solitary

"When I can conclude he's not gonna cause me the blues, then he can come out of the cell"A prisoner who has spent 28 straight years in solitary confinement may be released into the general prison population, according to the Louisiana warden who has allegedly ... [Published Time - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lil Boosie to Drive Wraith in New Video: Came a Long Ways From That One Room Shack

⌖A- A+It didn’t take too long for recently released from Louisiana State Penitentiary Lil Boosie, Torrence Hatch on his real name, to get back in business. In fact, in just a couple of months he got several shows listed and is already driving a Rolls-Royce ... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Angola warden weighs ending inmate’s solitary confinement

ANGOLA — A man who has spent 28 straight years in solitary confinement — one of the longest stints in a U.S. prison — may soon be released into the general inmate population.In an interview July 19 outside the gates of the largest prison in America, the ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Do Heat-Sensitive Inmates Have A Right To Air Conditioning?

4 min 28 sec Downloadhide caption Inmate dormitories at Louisiana State Penitentiary, like this one photographed in July 2011, have heating in the winter and cooling by fans and open windows in the summer, but no air conditioning. A judge ruled earlier ... [Published NPR - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Gautreaux among 7 to be inducted into La. Justice Hall of Fame

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux III and six other officials will be inducted Friday into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.“I entered a career in law enforcement to serve the public, and I am blessed by the opportunity to do so,” Gautreaux said ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Louisiana State Penitentiary focuses on life training, technical skills for inmates

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite visited the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola on Thursday for a first hand look at a program designed to keep inmates from returning to prison.The program focuses on giving inmates intensive life training and technical ... [Published Corrections Connection - Jul 18 2014]

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"I used to take him outside as often as I possibly can, to get him out, make sure he does things like walking about and stuff like that," he said. "We'd sit out, talk, do his laundry. Whatever he wanted to do, I just was there for him."

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Angola worker accused of inappropriate behavior [Published WBRZ-TV - Aug 14 2014]
Angola prison worker accused of inappropriate c... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 14 2014]
Angola employee accused of malfeasance in office [Published WBRZ-TV - Aug 14 2014]
Angola maintenance worker accused of inappropri... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 14 2014]
Angola maintenance worker accused of inappropri... [Published WAFB - Aug 14 2014]
Halle Berry: Billy Bob Thornton Dishes About ‘M... [Published WebProNews - Aug 14 2014]
Halle Berry: Billy Bob Thornton Dishes About ‘M... [Published WebProNews Feed - Aug 14 2014]
2014 Best in the Business List of Submissions [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 09 2014]
Marshall cold case resolved [Published Marshall News Messenger - Aug 07 2014]
'Dead Man Walking' nun: 'Botched' executions un... [Published CNN - Aug 06 2014]
Fighting death: At 75, nun's soul still stirs f... [Published CNN - Aug 06 2014]
Killer won't be prosecuted for murders in DeSot... [Published Shreveport Times - Aug 05 2014]
Youth visit to infamous prison inspires faith [Published WSBTV - Aug 03 2014]
Packing our prisons isn't making us safer: Robe... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 02 2014]
Angola warden ponders releasing Zulu from 35 ye... [Published San Francisco Bay View - Aug 01 2014]
The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: T... [Published Houston Press - Aug 01 2014]
Inmate Spends 28 Years in Solitary. A Louisana ... [Published REASON Online - Jul 30 2014]
Inmate Spends 28 Years in Solitary. A Louisana ... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 30 2014]
Sentenced to death: The death penalty in Centra... [Published KALB - Jul 30 2014]
La. Guard's adjutant general inducted into Loui... [Published Post South - Jul 30 2014]
General, judge and former U.S. representative a... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 30 2014]
Wicker, Curtis inducted in Louisiana Justice Ha... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 30 2014]
What 28-Years of Solitary Confinement Does to t... [Published Time - Jul 29 2014]
What 28-Years of Solitary Confinement Does to t... [Published TIME.com - Jul 29 2014]
Louisiana Warden May Release Inmate From 28 Str... [Published Time - Jul 29 2014]
Louisiana Warden May Release Inmate From 28 Str... [Published TIME.com - Jul 29 2014]
Lil Boosie to Drive Wraith in New Video: Came a... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 28 2014]
Ex-Jetson guard fired again for probe of actions [Published The Advocate - Jul 27 2014]
Angola warden weighs ending inmate’s solitary c... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 27 2014]
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Inmate Spends 28 Years in Solitary. A Louisana ... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 30 2014]
Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore lives in a 6 foot by 9 foot cell. An inmate at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, he spends 23hours a day alone in his cell and gets one hour a day out toshower, exercise, or walk around. This has been his life for the ...
What 28-Years of Solitary Confinement Does to t... [Published TIME.com - Jul 29 2014]
Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore, 59, has spent the last 28 consecutive years in solitary confinement in Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, but a prison warden says he may be released to the general inmate population. Whitmore reportedly spends 23 hours ...
Louisiana Warden May Release Inmate From 28 Str... [Published TIME.com - Jul 29 2014]
A prisoner who has spent 28 straight years in solitary confinement may be released into the general prison population, according to the Louisiana warden who has allegedly kept him confined in a 6 by 9 foot cell for 23 hours a day. Burl Cain, the warden ...
Black Panther Spends 35 Years In Solitary, Ward... [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 21 2014]
The warden of America's largest prison said that he was considering letting a Louisiana inmate out of solitary confinement for the first time in decades so that he could participate in religion-based rehabilitation programs. Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore ...
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Dan Gilbert gave his first TED Talk in February 2004;  The surprising science of happiness was one of the first we ever published, in September 2006. Here, the Harvard psychologist reminisces about the impact of TED, shares some suggestions of useful ...
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