- New warden, security measures after New York prison escape Updated: Jul-01-15 11:53 pm
ALBANY, New York - A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.
- The Latest: DA: Injured killer has different escape story Updated: Jun-30-15 1:28 pm
ALBANY, New York - The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other. (all times local):
- Trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed escapee Updated: Jun-29-15 5:56 pm
NEW YORK - A state trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed prison escapee David Sweat, apparently in the back, as the convicted killer ran toward a forest near the Canadian border.
- East Georgia inmate accused of escape is recaptured Updated: Jun-29-15 7:36 am
WAYNESBORO, Georgia - Authorities say an inmate who escaped from custody in east Georgia has been recaptured.
- Attempted towel theft leads to capture of Alderson inmate Updated: Jun-29-15 5:56 am
ALDERSON, West Virginia - Police say an attempt to steal hotel towels led to the capture of an inmate who escaped from the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson.
- Escaped North Carolina inmate back in custody Updated: Jun-29-15 3:44 am
LEXINGTON, North Carolina - An inmate who authorities say escaped from a North Carolina lockup with the help of a prison employee has been recaptured, according to a state prisons spokeswoman.
- Convicted felon who fled Austin hospital still at large Updated: Jun-28-15 2:32 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Austin-area authorities are continuing to search for an inmate who fled from a hospital where he was being treated for an unknown medical condition.
- South Dakota inmates escape from minimum-security unit Updated: Jun-27-15 10:37 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Law enforcement authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls.
- Guards union: Escape plan prompted Auburn prison lockdown Updated: Jun-25-15 3:13 pm
AUBURN, New York - The union representing New York corrections officers says the lockdown of a maximum-security prison in the Finger Lakes region was prompted by the discovery of escape plans in an inmate's cells.
- Florida Supreme Court upholds death sentence in escape case Updated: Jun-25-15 2:11 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court is upholding a death sentence against a man who killed a family acquaintance following an elaborate escape from a jail.
- Upper Peninsula inmate still on the run days later Updated: Jun-23-15 2:38 pm
HOUGHTON, Michigan - A sheriff in the Upper Peninsula says he's taking some lumps over the escape of a jail inmate who ran away while being escorted from court.
- Vermont State Police send tactical team to New York Updated: Jun-22-15 4:14 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - About 20 members of the Vermont State Police are in New York state helping with the search for two prisoners who escaped from a maximum security prison in northern New York more than two weeks ago.
- 2 Oregon inmates thwarted in escape attempt Updated: Jun-22-15 3:23 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Department of Corrections says two female inmates tried to escape Monday.
- Inmate escapes from Davidson County jail Updated: Jun-22-15 8:02 am
LEXINGTON, North Carolina - Officers in Davidson County are searching for an inmate who escaped from the county jail.
- Search continues in W.Va. for escaped US inmate Updated: Jun-20-15 2:34 pm
ALDERSON, West Virginia - An inmate who escaped from the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson, West Virginia, remains on the loose.
- Search continues in W.Va. for escaped US inmate Updated: Jun-20-15 11:37 am
ALDERSON, West Virginia - An inmate who escaped from the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson remains on the loose.
- Vermont cop, ex-corrections official recall '99 prison break Updated: Jun-19-15 8:26 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - On a late spring day 16 years ago, dozens of Vermont State Police troopers, correctional officers, sheriff's deputies and others fanned out across the woods of Newport looking for two men missing from the Northern State Correctional Facility.
- Highway Patrol asking for public's help in finding inmate Updated: Jun-19-15 6:10 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in finding an inmate who walked away from the Missouri River Correctional Center in Bismarck.
- A list of Oklahoma prison escapees who remain on the loose Updated: Jun-19-15 3:00 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Department of Corrections currently has 99 offenders categorized as fugitives, but most of those are from work-release programs, halfway houses or GPS monitoring.
- Across US, over 220 prison escapees listed as on the loose Updated: Jun-19-15 12:08 pm
NEW YORK - Somewhere out there are an admitted killer who crawled through a Texas prison's ventilation ducts, a murderer who apparently escaped from an Indiana institution in a garbage truck, and a Florida convict who got other inmates to put him in a crate at the prison furniture shop and had himself delivered to freedom by truck.
- Walkaways make up most of escaped Michigan prisoners Updated: Jun-19-15 11:38 am
DETROIT - Of about 40 convicts on the loose from the Michigan Department of Corrections, all are believed to have walked away from work details or lightly secure facilities except one.
- 16 escaped inmates on the loose from Ala prisons Updated: Jun-19-15 10:17 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Richard York escaped from Alabama's Kilby prison and hasn't been seen since. He may be gone for good considering he broke out in 1929.
- Kansas jail inmate escapes while out for dental appointment Updated: Jun-19-15 6:26 am
WINFIELD, Kansas - Authorities are looking for a jail inmate who did not return from a court-ordered furlough in Cowley County.
- NYC jail digs up apparent escape plot involving 64 bedsheets Updated: Jun-18-15 6:04 pm
NEW YORK - Investigators sweeping a jail after breaking up a contraband smuggling ring uncovered an inmate's apparent escape plot using 64 neatly tied together bedsheets, enough for him to shimmy down 11 stories from his cellblock to the street, city officials said Thursday.
- Deputies charge 2 people, say they helped inmates escape Updated: Jun-18-15 5:43 am
PICKENS, South Carolina - Two people have been arrested after officials say they helped two inmates escape the Pickens County Stockade.