Louisiana State Penitentiary

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Name: Louisiana State Penitentiary
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 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 - 22 hours ago]
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 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Black Panther Spends 35 Years In Solitary, Warden Finally Hints It Was Political

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 ... [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lil Boosie gets good review from Baton Rouge judge Friday

The latest review is in for rapper Torence “Lil Boosie” Hatch — not on his music, but on the recently-paroled rapper’s progress while on probation for a 2009 drug conviction — and the news is good for the 32-year-old New Orleans resident.Hatch, formerly ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 18 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]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mike Huckabee to visit Louisiana State Penitentiary

ANGOLA, La. (KNOE 8 News & La. State Penitentiary) - On Monday, the Louisiana State Penitentiary will welcome former Arkansas Governor and Fox News Channel talk show host, Mike Huckabee.Huckabee and his contingency will participate in Angola’s Returning ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Hundreds of bicycles going to Angola for inmate program: Photos

More than 500 bicycles are being sent to the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola this week for repairs before they are given out to area residents. Inmates participating in a court-mandated re-entry program will repair and refurbish the bikes before ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 08 2014]

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Inmate Spends 28 Years in Solitary. A Louisana ... [Published REASON Online - 17 hours ago]
Inmate Spends 28 Years in Solitary. A Louisana ... [Published Hit & Run - 17 hours ago]
Sentenced to death: The death penalty in Centra... [Published KALB - 17 hours ago]
La. Guard's adjutant general inducted into Loui... [Published Post South - 18 hours ago]
General, judge and former U.S. representative a... [Published Bayou Buzz - 22 hours ago]
Wicker, Curtis inducted in Louisiana Justice Ha... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 23 hours ago]
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]
Do Heat-Sensitive Inmates Have A Right To Air C... [Published NPR - Jul 26 2014]
Gautreaux among 7 to be inducted into La. Justi... [Published The Advocate - Jul 25 2014]
EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be inducted into L... [Published WAFB - Jul 24 2014]
E93 Summer Jam to feature rapper Lil Boosie wit... [Published Savannah Morning News - Jul 24 2014]
Accused hit man Larry Thompson pleads not guilty [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 23 2014]
Thompson enters not guilty plea in cold murder ... [Published KSLA - Jul 22 2014]
Black Panther Spends 35 Years In Solitary, Ward... [Published Crooks and Liars - Jul 21 2014]
Lil Boosie gets good review from Baton Rouge ju... [Published The Advocate - Jul 18 2014]
Louisiana State Penitentiary focuses on life tr... [Published Corrections Connection - Jul 18 2014]
Louisiana State Penitentiary focuses on life tr... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 18 2014]
Prisoner re-entry program successfully pairs sh... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 18 2014]
This week -- Published July 16, 2014 [Published Recordnet.com - Jul 17 2014]
SDN Timeline: Genesis of the Sulphur Police Dep... [Published Sulphur Southwest Daily News - Jul 16 2014]
The prison that dared to pray: Angola used fait... [Published Washington Times - Jul 16 2014]
D.A. Burton named to Louisiana Justice Hall of ... [Published Beauregard Daily News - Jul 13 2014]
Mike Huckabee to visit Louisiana State Penitent... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 12 2014]
Hundreds of bicycles going to Angola for inmate... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 08 2014]
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Inmate Spends 28 Years in Solitary. A Louisana ... [Published Hit & Run - 17 hours ago]
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 ...
Ten years later: Dan Gilbert on life after &#82... [Published TED Blog - Apr 11 2014]
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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