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  • Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes Of Angola On Her Crowning Title

    Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes Of Angola On Her Crowning Title
    Miss Angola Leila Lopes was crowned Miss Universe 2011 and she stopped by the PIX11 Morning News for her first US interview and first trip to New York City. The 25 year-old beauty is from Benguela, Angola is the first winner from her country. We spoke to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Angola Prison: The Musical

    Angola Prison: The Musical
    Inside the razor wire of Angola State Penitentiary, you can hear the sound of inmates singing. For hours each day, 6 days a week, for the past two years, the cast of 70 has rehearsed original songs and a play called The Life of Jesus Christ. It follows...
  • Child & Driver Injured in Branch County Rollover Accident

    Child & Driver Injured in Branch County Rollover Accident
    An 8-month-old girl and a male driver were injured after a rollover accident in Barry County Wednesday afternoon. It happened along Angola Road just north of Pearl Road in Ovid Township around 4:00 p.m. Sheriff's Deputies found a 2007 Pontiac G6 in a...
  • 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...
  • An old diary throws him a curve

    An old diary throws him a curve
    Reporting from Orange, Va. On the 19th page of the diary, I saw it. "Spence Mozingo came to . . . get boards for covering the Tob[acco] house." I clasped the back of my head in disbelief. Francis Taylor, a close cousin of James Madison, had kept a...
  • Plan Set For Angola 5 Jury Selection

    Plan Set For Angola 5 Jury Selection
    Jurors for the trials of five Louisiana State Penitentiary inmates accused of killing a security officer 10 years ago will be chosen from St. Tammany Parish. State District Judge George H. Ware Jr. said Thursday jurors will be transported to West...