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June 23, 2015
Governor: DNA miles from prison linked to escaped inmates

Governor: DNA miles from prison linked to escaped inmates

Searchers using dogs and helicopters on Tuesday continued to focus intensely on a heavily wooded area - Full Story
June 22, 2015
Items recovered from a cabin might be linked to escaped convicts

Items recovered from a cabin might be linked to escaped convicts

Items from Adirondack cabin some 20 miles west of the prison were sent to labs for DNA and other testing - Full Story
June 21, 2015

Illicit drugs 'rampant' in Calif. state prisons

California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate - Full Story
June 21, 2015
Manhunt for escaped killers shifts after possible sighting

Manhunt for escaped killers shifts after possible sighting

Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area Sunday near the Pennsylvania border - Full Story
June 20, 2015

Police look into possible sightings of escaped NY inmates

Surveillance video that was initially deemed inconclusive and is being sent to Albany for analysis - Full Story
June 19, 2015
High court grants reprieve to La. cop killer on death-row

High court grants reprieve to La. cop killer on death-row

Inmate was convicted in the shooting death of off-duty Baton Rouge police Cpl - Full Story
June 19, 2015
Across US, over 220 prison escapees listed as on the loose

Across US, over 220 prison escapees listed as on the loose

Officials say most of the breakouts are decades old because prisons have become more secure - Full Story
June 17, 2015
Prosecutor: Worker discussed murder-for-hire with escaped inmates

Prosecutor: Worker discussed murder-for-hire with escaped inmates

Day 12 of search and investigation discovered prison worker discussed a murder-for-hire plot involving her husband - Full Story
June 16, 2015
Hunt for killers who escaped from NY prison enters 11th day

Hunt for killers who escaped from NY prison enters 11th day

Officers have steadily shifted their focus eastward along Route 374 leading from correctional facility - Full Story
June 15, 2015
Prison worker charged with aiding escapees appears in court

Prison worker charged with aiding escapees appears in court

Prosecutors say a prison tailoring shop instructor agreed to be getaway driver for escaped inmates but got cold feet - Full Story



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