| Mar 5, 2010
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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2004
| 8:15 AM
In the history of the American people, many places are precious. But none reaches back so far -- or did so much to shape the nation's identity -- as the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. Twelve years after the first colonists landed in 1607...