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  • Angola's longtime president poised to get another term

     
    Angola's president Jose Eduardo dos Santos poised to retain power after 33 years at the helm: Angola's ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) was set for victory in elections, which would mean a new presidential term for the...
  • Convicts Die with Dignity inside Angola Prison Walls

    Convicts Die with Dignity inside Angola Prison Walls
    A life sentence at Angola Prison is often a death sentence, as most people who go there will never return home.  Deep inside the razor wire, cement walls and iron gates, some of the most dangerous criminals are weak, feeble and dying. Leonard Hart says,...
  • Four Indiana teenagers killed in Alabama car crash

    Four Indiana teenagers killed in Alabama car crash
    Alabama State Police confirm four 18-year-olds from Angola, Indiana were involved in a fatal crash on Saturday afternoon near Clinton, Alabama. The teens were riding in a Ford Taurus, which was struck by a mini van that crossed over into the path of...
  • Angola community mourns teens killed in crash

    Angola community mourns teens killed in crash
    A Northern Indiana community is pulling together after the death of four teenagers. The Angola High School seniors were killed over the weekend in a car crash in Alabama. Alexx Bauer, Matthew Roe, Evan Weaver and Matthew Zimmer were on their way home from...
  • Angola Prison Prepares As Mississippi River Rises

    Angola Prison Prepares As Mississippi River Rises
    Preparations are underway as the Mississippi River rises near Angola Prison. The water is expected to swell to historic high levels. The prisoners are working hard filling up sand bags by the thousands. They are preparing for the Mississippi swelling...
  • 5 Lose Jobs In Angola Sex Scandal

    5 Lose Jobs In Angola Sex Scandal
    Warden Burl Cain say four Louisiana State Penitentiary security officers resigned and another was fired after an investigation of alleged sexual activity between prisoners and visitors in June. The Advocate reports prison investigative reports allege...
  • Togo celebra ceremonias religiosas un año después del ataque de Cabinda

    Togo organizaba este sábado varias ceremonias religiosas para recordar a las víctimas del ataque, el 8 de enero de 2010, contra su delegación de fútbol en la región angoleña de Cabinda, donde el equipo iba a disputar la Copa de África de Naciones. Dos...
  • Female Guards on the Rise at Louisiana's Most Notorious Prison

    Female Guards on the Rise at Louisiana's Most Notorious Prison
    When the sun sets at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, the inmates and their guards are sent to the dorms.  Warden Burl Cain says, "You think about it, you put a female in a dormitory and it has 90 inmates and 25% of them are aggravated rapists...
  • Inmates Teaching Inmates at Angola Prison

    Inmates Teaching Inmates at Angola Prison
    Angola inmate Chet Schneider is about as tough as a teddy bear.  But in his previous life, Chet had a drug problem that got him in serious trouble.  "I was trying to get a lady to give me some gas because I didn't have the money and took a $20 off a 12-...
  • Inmate Rebuilds Life after Angola

    Inmate Rebuilds Life after Angola
    It's an unlikely alliance: two judges in New Orleans, the state penitentiary in Angola and the very criminals being sent there. Judge Laurie White says she's "seen so many people with drug charges and other types of crimes just come and go, back and...
  • ISP investigating Greene Co. death

    ISP investigating Greene Co. death
    The Indiana State Police are investigating a death that occurred Sunday morning in Greene County. The victim has been identified by detectives as Michael Fuson, 43, of Angola, Ind. Fuson's body was discovered in the 11000 block of Main Street in...