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Convicted Murderers Stage Wild Rodeo At America's 'Bloodiest Prison'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.10.2017 | Crime

ANGOLA, La. ― This gated penal village has no hotel, no fast food restaurant and no bars, but it does have “the wildest show in the South.” The...

Official At Infamous Louisiana Penitentiary Accused Of Rape

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.21.2016 | Crime

An assistant warden at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been accused of committing rape inside the prison walls. Barrett Boeker, 34, wa...

Top 10 Most Notorious Prisons In The U.S.

newsone.com | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

For many Americans, Sing Sing, Leavenworth and San Quentin are well-known code words for crime. Newsone has compiled a list of 10 notorious U.S. co...

From Death Row Inmate To Acclaimed Author

The Guardian | Erwin James | Posted 08.01.2011 | Home

Wilbert Rideau spent 44 years behind bars. Now he's campaigning for society to help prisoners start a new life....