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Number of years that Glenn Ford, a black man wrongfully convicted of murder by an all-white jury, spent on death row in the notorious Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola prison, before being freed this week: 30 Year in which Ford was sent to Angola, making him one of the longest-serving death row prisoners in the United States: ... (more)
If you're being judged by the company you keep, Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston may be looking in the wrong places, according to TMZ Sports .
Advocate photo by John McCusker-- Baton Rouge Hip-Hop star Lil Boosie, was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary last week.
After nearly 30 years in prison, Glenn Ford is finally a free man. GLENN FORD, FREED INMATE, SAYING: "My mind is going all kinds of directions but it feels good."
"My sons -- when I left -- was babies. Now they grown men with babies," he said, speaking as a free man for the first time in nearly three decades.
A federal judge overseeing hot conditions on Louisiana's death row sternly lectured three attorneys for the state but declined to sanction them for their "lack of candor" about awnings and soaker hoses installed last summer while heat indices were being measured for the court.
Louisiana's longest-serving death row inmate was freed on Tuesday after a state district judge voided his murder conviction and death sentence.
Rather than release the seller and manufacturer of Louisiana's execution drugs, state corrections officials notified a federal judge Tuesday that they were asking an appeals court to overturn his disclosure order.
A man who spent nearly 30 years on Louisiana's death row was freed Tuesday after a court vacated his conviction in the murder of a Shreveport businessman.
Louisiana has spent about $10 million on court cases for five men convicted of murdering a state prison guard while they tried to escape the penitentiary known as Angola.
A Louisiana man who has spent nearly three decades on death row was slated to walk free on Tuesday, after prosecutors asked a judge to set aside his first-degree murder conviction and death sentence, citing new evidence in the case.
The execution chamber of the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. The fact some innocent men languish on death rows is not the sole reason to get rid of the macabre death penalty once and for all.
A Caddo Parish man who's been sitting on death row for almost 30 years soon will be a free man.
Two significant Baton Rouge figures addressed the public at lunchtime on Monday .