Louisiana State Penitentiary Newswire (Page 6)

Louisiana State Penitentiary Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Three prison supervisors indicted in beating of Louisiana inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | UPI

    The U.S. Department of Justice indicted three former supervisors of the Louisiana State Penitentiary for allegedly beating a shackled inmate, then covering up the incident. The indictments Wednesday were on charges that former Maj.

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  2. 3 more former Angola guards charged in beating of inmate and alleged cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    In this Aug. 18, 2011 file photo, a prison guard on horseback watches inmates return from a farm work detail at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. As summer approaches, corrections officials throughout the country must deal with prisonersA' potentially fatal exposure to extreme heat.

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  3. Former Angola officers indicted for allegedly beating handcuffed, shackled inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that three former supervisory correctional officers at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola have been indicted for allegedly beating a handcuffed and shackled inmate, and then conspired to cover up their misconduct by falsifying official records, committing perjury, and tampering with witnesses and physical evidence. Earlier this week, a fourth former officer pled guilty for his participation in these crimes, which occurred back on January 4, 2014.

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  4. Angola prison through the years: a visual history of the Louisiana State PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A place of hard work and horror, it is the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, the largest maximum-security prison in the United States, located on a piece of land larger in area than all of Manhattan. Despite its rural setting in West Feliciana Parish, Angola is known as a notoriously difficult place to live but a relatively easy place to die.

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  5. Feds charge Angola correctional officer in alleged beating cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola correctional officer stood by in January 2014 while other guards severely beat a handcuffed-and-shackled Angola inmate being held in solitary confinement, according to charges filed this week by federal prosecutors in Baton Rouge in an ongoing probe. Scotty Kennedy, who according to his attorney resigned in February 2014, plotted with those guards to cover up the "unjustified assault" by concocting a false story, falsifying prison records to corroborate the story, and tampering with witnesses and physical evidence, according to a bill of information filed against him Thursday.

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  6. Criminology Professor Discusses 'The Inmate Church at Angola Prison'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Capital Soup

    ... and Rehabilitation." The three-year study of America's largest maximum-security prison, Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka "Angola"), explores the rehabilitative power of religious faith in America's toughest prison. Angola is the only prison in ...

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  7. Roundtable: Four Freed Black Panthers On Party's Legacy & Members Still Behind Bars 50 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Democracy Now

    former member of the Black Panther Party who spent 32 years in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola Prison-29 of them in solitary confinement. He was released in 2001 after his conviction was overturned. longest-standing solitary ...

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  8. No charges, but eye-opening findings from State Police probe into Angola payroll fraud _lowresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Advocate

    A Louisiana State Penitentiary correctional officer stood by in 2014 while other guards beat a handcuffed-and-shackled Angola inmate who was being held in solitary confinement, according to charges filed this week by federal prosecutors in Baton Rouge. Scotty Kennedy then plotted with those guards to cover up the "unjustified assault" by concocting a false story, falsifying prison records to corroborate the story, and tampering with witnesses and physical evidence, according to a bill of information filed against him Thursday.

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  9. Arts calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    ... documentary by Lori Waselchuk that chronicles the prisoner-run hospice program at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, in Angola, La., is on a national tour and is visiting Yolo Hospice during November. Public viewing hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and ...

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  10. United States Black Panther history, videosRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    ... He was held in isolation in a six-by-nine-foot cell almost continuously for 43 years at the Louisiana State Penitentiary , known as Angola prison. He was released on his 69th birthday. We spoke with him two days later, and I asked him how it felt to ...

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  11. Alleged theft of $160K from Angola rodeo, employee funds leads to arrests of former officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    Two former high-ranking officials at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola who are accused of stealing at least $160,000 from an employee fund surrendered to the West Feliciana Parish Jail on Wednesday and were released after they each posted $25,000 bonds, said West Feliciana Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Erin Foster. Former Col.

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  12. Prison seminaries offer genuine rehabilitation and lower costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Perhaps no better example of this exists than at America's largest maximum security prison, Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka "Angola"). They are lessons being adopted throughout Texas and demonstrated at the Darrington Correctional Unit program ...

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  13. Turmoil continues: 2 former high-ranking Angola officials to be arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Advocate

    This April 22, 2009 photo shows a view of the front entrance of the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. Advocate file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- An inmate bronc rider holds on for a good time during an event at the annual Angola Prison Rodeo held every Sunday in October in West Feliciana Parish.

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  14. Surviving Members of Angola 3 on Black Panther Legacy & Need to Free Remaining Imprisoned PanthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Democracy Now

    former member of the Black Panther Party who spent 32 years in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola Prison-29 of them in solitary confinement. He was released in 2001 after his conviction was overturned. longest-standing solitary ...

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  15. Ex-Angola prison officials accused of theft to be arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... attorneys agreed to bring them to the parish jail Wednesday. Both women, who worked at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, stepped down last month after an auditor's report revealed missing or misappropriated funds from an employee ...

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  16. Ex-Angola prison officials accused of theft to be arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Progress

    ... attorneys agreed to bring them to the parish jail Wednesday. Both women, who worked at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, stepped down last month after an auditor's report revealed missing or misappropriated funds from an employee ...

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  17. Two former high-ranking Angola officials to be arrested WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | The Advocate

    This April 22, 2009 photo shows a view of the front entrance of the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. Advocate file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- An inmate bronc rider holds on for a good time during an event at the annual Angola Prison Rodeo held every Sunday in October in West Feliciana Parish.

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  18. Former Death Row Inmate Calls for Rehabilitative Prison ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Truthdig

    Gary Tyler's innocence was apparent to many who heard his story of being wrongly convicted of murder at age 16 by an all-white jury. But it took 41A1 2 years for him to be released from one of the most infamous prisons in the United States-Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as "Angola."

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  19. Former Death Row Inmate Gary Tyler Will Advocate Against the Death Penalty During This ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Truthdig

    Gary Tyler was released from prison 41 years after he was wrongly convicted of murdering a 13-year-old white boy. Gary Tyler has a new lease on life after serving 41 years in Louisiana State Penitentiary, including two years on death row, for a crime he did not commit.

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  20. Jones added to La. Justice Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The News-Star

    ... a case successfully. Department of Public Safety and Corrections Secretary James M. LeBlanc, Louisiana State Penitentiary Warden Darrel Vannoy and The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation announced the 2016 inductees to the Louisiana ...

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