Louisiana State Penitentiary

Type: Organization
Name: Louisiana State Penitentiary
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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 - 3 hours ago]
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 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The prison that dared to pray: Angola used faith, family to stem violence

ANGOLA , La.In the sweltering heat of the 18,000-acre prison here, a joyful declaration over a loudspeaker pierced the suffocating air. “Shawn Martin,” the name of an inmate’s child, reverberated among a crowd of hundreds of prisoners and their famil ... [Published Washington Times - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: Angola, Prison, Burl Cain
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]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Weapons, bulletproof vests go missing from Louisiana Department of Corrections

The bulk of them -- including all 12 weapons and 16 of the vests -- disappeared from the probation and parole division of the department. Bulletproof vests also went missing from the Dixon Correctional Institute, Louisiana Correction Institute for Women, ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Area boys preparing to visit Angola prison

The Rev. Tony Smith of Magnolia speaks to the group which will tour the Louisiana State Prison, also known as Angola State Prison, in coming weeks.Visiting a state prison is not on a teenager’s list of things to do during the summer.However, 50 boys age ... [Published Banner News - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

JESSIE HOFFMAN, Petitioner - Appellant v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN, LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY, Respondent - Appellee

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUITPATRICK E. HIGGINBOTHAMThe district court denied the appellant's petition for federal habeas relief. 28 U.S.C. §2254(e)(1) pertains only to a state court's determinations of particular factual issues, ... [Published Texas Lawyer - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Jackson Parish's Brown to be inducted into Justice Hall of Fame

The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation will induct Jackson Parish Sheriff Andy Brown, along with eight others, into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame in ceremonies July 25 at the prison museum and in Baton Rouge.This award is one of the state’s ... [Published Monroe News Star - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Parents protest at courthouse

Most parents can only hope and wait for their children to make it home from jail.A few — namely, Marilyn and Jerry Kelly — stand outside the courthouse in protest aprons, railing about their son being left to fester in jail until he couldn’t take it anymore ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jun 25 2014]

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"This ain't no place for no man to be," said inmate and program participant Timothy Jones. "I wouldn't wish this on my worst enemy."
"Now, it's going to be the model for the country" said Gary Young with the Louisiana Department Of Corrections
"I was in this program two years ago," he said. "It's gonna pay off. It's gonna take patience and faith. I'm still working my program" he said, "and I'm free!"
...They've been known for their outrageous silliness since their days on PBS. So it is in their spoof of stage musicals. "People who are Python fans love the humor, and people who are not Python fans love it as musical theater" says James Reed, who's directing this Stockton Civic Theatre production. 2:30 p.m. Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Thurs..-Sat...

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Gautreaux among 7 to be inducted into La. Justi... [Published The Advocate - 3 hours ago]
EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be inducted into L... [Published WAFB - 9 hours ago]
E93 Summer Jam to feature rapper Lil Boosie wit... [Published Savannah Morning News - 23 hours ago]
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]
Warden’s offer of Christian rehab suggests Blac... [Published Raw Story - Jul 21 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]
Grove cranes lift giant relics at the Smithsonian [Published Arabianindustry.com - Jul 08 2014]
New documentary features breadth of American nu... [Published Kansas City Nursing News - Jul 08 2014]
Audit: Guns, bulletproof vests missing from Cor... [Published The Advocate - Jul 08 2014]
Hundreds of bikes being brought to Angola as pa... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 07 2014]
Weapons, bulletproof vests go missing from Loui... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 07 2014]
After Boosie case falls apart, DA turns to one ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 06 2014]
Ali, Corey and The Don [Published ABC Online - Jul 04 2014]
Area boys preparing to visit Angola prison [Published Banner News - Jul 02 2014]
Rapper Lil Boosie Drives a Rolls Royce Wraith, ... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 01 2014]
Funds available to restart Landon Broussard mur... [Published The Advocate - Jun 30 2014]
Could Robert Marshall be free soon? 1 hour ago [Published Asbury Park Press - Jun 28 2014]
JESSIE HOFFMAN, Petitioner - Appellant v. BURL ... [Published Texas Lawyer - Jun 27 2014]
Jackson Parish's Brown to be inducted into Just... [Published Monroe News Star - Jun 27 2014]
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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 ...
Louisiana Inmate Freed After 30 Years On Death Row [Published TIME.com - Mar 12 2014]
Louisiana’s longest-serving death row inmate was released Tuesday after almost 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Glenn Ford, 64, walked out of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola after new evidence was revealed supporting Ford’s ...
Rapper Lil Boosie Released from Louisiana Prison [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 06 2014]
  Rapper Lil Boosie has been released from a Louisiana State Penitentiary, according to Hollywood Life. Lil Boosie, whose real name is Torrence Hatch, had been there since 2009 after being charged with third degree possession of marijuana . Lil ...
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