Feb 5, 2014
WDSU-TV New Orleans
From the dog house to the big house: New program offers new 'leash' on life
"From the Dog House, to the Big House" is currently being implemented in two Louisiana Prisons: Rayburn Correctional Center in Washington Parish for men, and the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel.
Victim, inmate dialogue a relief to some
"My fear that day was that I would not be able to look him in the eyes and forgive him.
Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Christina Van Rycke, an inmate at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, hugs "Bubba" a Dalmation-Pointer mix after a demonstration of dog handling by inmate graduates of Doggoneexpress, Inc. at LCIW Monday.
Louisiana prisoners train dogs up for adoption
Three of those dogs were set Monday to be part of "graduation" ceremonies at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel.
Inmates send message with play at Angola prison
Lawrence Jenkins, a killer serving a life sentence at the Louisiana State Penitentiary for murder, is watching his actors and has a concern.