| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Autoform Tool & Manufacturing, Inc. (ATM) announced plans Tuesday to expand its operations here, creating up to 95 new jobs by 2016.
The home-grown Hoosier company, which currently operates in nearby Fremont, Ind., plans to expand its current...
| May 2, 2012
| 12:18 PM
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...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
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...
| May 17, 2010
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...
| May 6, 2009
A high-profile Louisiana State Penitentiary inmate has died at the prison.
Assistant Warden Cathy Fontenot said 73-year-old Douglas B. Dennis, who served on the staff of The Angolite, the prison news magazine, and co-edited a criminal justice textbook,...
| Dec 11, 2009
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...
| Jun 22, 2009
| 5:11 AM
(WGN-AM)- Northeastern Indiana officials say a tour bus carrying a Canadian football team collided Sunday with a sport-utility vehicle in far northeastern Indiana, killing one person.
Angola Fire Department spokesman T.R. Hagerty says one person in the...
| Jan 5, 2010
State Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball has chosen a retired New Orleans criminal court judge to preside over the trials of five Angola inmates accused of killing a security officer.
The Advocate reports the West Feliciana Parish Clerk...
| Jan 26, 2010
A convicted murderer from Baton Rouge made his third unsuccessful escape attempt Sunday afternoon from Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Correctional officers captured him before he could leave the prison grounds.
Roy McLaughlin, 52, serving a life...
| Sep 10, 2009
A Louisiana State Penitentiary chase team is following a trail in the Tunica Hills Thursday for an inmate believed to have escaped from his assigned job of picking up litter on the grounds of the maximum-security prison.Chief Deputy Randy Metz says the...
| Sep 11, 2009
Bloodhounds, deputies and prison guards in motorboats are spending their second day searching for a convicted killer who disappeared on the grounds of the Louisiana State Penitentiary.Assistant Warden Cathy Fontenot said Friday that 44-year-old Henry...