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George Toca Freed From Louisiana State Penitentiary After 30 Years Of Incarceration

NEW ORLEANS, Jan 29 (Reuters) – A Louisiana inmate whose case for leniency is before the U.S. Supreme Court was freed from prison on Thursday after 30 years behind bars in a deal with prosecutors that cancels his life sentence handed down when he was a teenager, his lawyers said. 216 more words


Angola warden Burl Cain considering governor's race

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – The long-time warden of Louisiana’s state penitentiary says he may run for governor in this fall’s election.

Burl Cain, leader of the Angola prison for 20 years, said people have encouraged him to add his name to the list of candidates for the October election. 109 more words


An Unremembered Grave

A new book! Three characters. Spooky Louisiana setting. Blood.

I don’t live in Louisiana, do not teach history, have never been imprisoned and don’t “believe” in vampires. 846 more words