From "El Chapo's" second notorious escape from a Mexican prison to Alabama inmates' creative use of peanut butter to trick a guard into opening a jail door, some recent real-life prison breaks have been so daring they rival fictional escapes such as in the film "The Shawshank Redemption." Here's a
It was a story straight out of the movies. Today marks two years since the manhunt for convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt came to an end. Weeks earlier, the two men had escaped from a maximum-security prison in upstate New York in dramatic fashion with the help of a female employee they
From start to finish, many of this year’s biggest news stories were centered around violence, terror threats or a general sense of fear. The year began with a targeted terror strike in Paris and closed out with another planned attack in California, proving that threats around the globe remain an
Prior to sentencing, the former prison seamstress apologized for her role in helping Richard Sweat and David Matt escape from Clinton Correctional Facility.
Former New York prison employee Joyce Mitchell cried at her sentencing today, telling the judge, "If I could take it all back I would." "I can't begin to explain how sorry I am for all this," she added. Her sentencing came exactly two months after she pleaded guilty to helping two convicted
The upstate New York prison worker who assisted in the escape of two inmates is expected to receive up to seven years behind bars.
Newly revealed video shows the route taken by two men who escaped from an upstate New York prison in June. The video, obtained exclusively by ABC News, features investigators using video cameras, retracing the steps of Richard Matt and David Sweat through a tunnel at Clinton Correctional Facility
Investigators, wearing video cameras, retraced the steps of Richard Matt and David Sweat as they escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York.
The surviving member of the pair of prison escapees from New York's Clinton Correctional Facility appeared in court today.
The convict who escaped from a maximum security prison in upstate New York, triggering a massive manhunt, appeared in court for the first time since his capture. David Sweat had his right arm in a sling when he appeared in court in upstate New York this morning. Sweat and fellow inmate Richard Matt