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  • Man sets car ablaze and injures 2 in Angola

    An Angola man is in jail after police say he set a car on fire in a mobile home park and injured two people.       An officer at the Steuben County Jail says Joe Gil Jr. is being held on a felony charge of arson causing serious bodily injury. The jail...
  • Angola Inmates Ship Wheelchairs To Cuba

    Angola Inmates Ship Wheelchairs To Cuba
    Louisiana State Penitentiary inmates have shipped off 400 wheelchairs they spent weeks refurbishing and restoring to usable condition. Two large container trucks arrived at Angola on Thursday to pick up the wheelchairs, which are being shipped to Cuba....
  • Angola Inmate Guilty In Slaying At Prison

    Angola Inmate Guilty In Slaying At Prison
    A West Feliciana Parish jury has found an Angola inmate guilty of second-degree murder in the 2004 beating death of another inmate. Thirty-one-year-old Andre Leday is currently serving a 40-year sentence for manslaughter and now faces an automatic life...
  • Search On For Escaped Angola Inmate

    Search On For Escaped Angola Inmate
    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...
  • Angola Escapee On The Run For Second Day

    Angola Escapee On The Run For Second Day
    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...
  • Angola Escaped Inmate Henry Smith Captured

    Angola Escaped Inmate Henry Smith Captured
    An Angola chase team has captured escaped inmate Henry Smith. West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel said a chase team member spotted Smith Monday morning crossing a parish road northeast of the prison. Smith was captured a short time later....
  • #99 Henry Smith

    ANGOLA - An Angola chase team has captured escaped inmate Henry Smith. West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel said a chase team member spotted Smith Monday morning crossing a parish road northeast of the prison. Smith was captured a short time...
  • Officials Investigate Inmate-visitor Sex At Angola

    Officials Investigate Inmate-visitor Sex At Angola
    Authorities say investigators have questioned more than 100 people concerning allegations that some state penitentiary employees were "paid to turn their back" while inmates had sexual relations with visiting wives and girlfriends. West Feliciana...
  • Speedier Trials Sought For 5 Angola Inmates

    Speedier Trials Sought For 5 Angola Inmates
    Prosecutors have filed a motion to set a faster pace for trials of the five Angola inmates accused of killing a security officer more than 10 years ago. The motion, filed Thursday in state district court in St. Francisville, seeks a Nov. 1 trial for 42-...
  • Plagues of old reclaim continent

    The mad people of Ibba hardly seem the harbingers of a health crisis consuming Africa. At first glance, their insanity almost seems understandable, the human fallout from 16 grinding years of civil war.There are the two farmers, grown men, who have...
  • CEOs of war bleed Angola

    This rocket-shattered village on the desolate plains of northern Angola doesn't look like the front line of an ugly new kind of war in Africa. Everything seems too dismally familiar. The abandoned mud huts. The government troops trudging down red-dirt...