| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:47 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 7:34 PM
ANGOLA - Hall of fame coach Lou Holtz has been appointed to the board of trustees at Trine University in Angola, Indiana.
Holtz gave the university′s commencement address and received an honorary doctorate from Trine in May.
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| Jul 20, 2011
| 1:42 PM
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-...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:44 PM
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...
| 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 12, 2008
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...
| Mar 4, 2009
72nd Annual Spring Fiesta and Historic Home Tours March 27- April 5. New Orleans. Parade through the French Quarter, presentation of the Spring Fiesta Queen and her court at Jackson Square. Tours of private homes, gardens and courtyards. For more...
| 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...
| 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 9, 2009
A speech that the warden of the Louisiana State Penitentiary planned to give in Scotland was canceled after protests from reform groups who say inmates at the prison are mistreated.Burl Cain was to have made the speech Monday to a business group in...
| 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...