Stories tagged: escape
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee after manhunt
Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a prison bus in Georgia were captured Thursday in Tennessee, authorities said.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Sheriff: Escaped Georgia inmates still on the run, stole a pickup
Two Georgia inmates described as “dangerous beyond description” and wanted in connection with the deaths of two guards on a prison bus remained on the run early Wednesday as reward …
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Two guards killed by escaping inmates during Georgia transport
Two inmates are on the loose in Georgia after killing two prison guards during a bus transport Tuesday morning.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Second Idaho man who escaped Washington jail has been captured
Authorities say police have now captured both men who escaped from the county jail in Yakima earlier this month.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Second Kootenai County Jail escapee found
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office has captured the second man who escaped from the Yakima County Corrections Center on April 4.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:06 a.m.
Police capture inmate who escaped from Lewis County Jail
Law enforcement officials on Thursday captured an inmate who escaped from the Lewis County Jail in northern Idaho.
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 2 p.m.
One of two escaped Kootenai County inmates captured in Olympia
One of two Kootenai County inmates who escaped from the Yakima County Correctional Center on Tuesday has been captured.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Two being held on Idaho charges escape Yakima jail
Jail authorities say two men being held on charges out of Idaho have escaped from the county jail in Yakima.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
One Tennessee inmate still on the run after Christmas jail break
Authorities in Tennessee say they have recaptured five of the six inmates who broke out of jail on Christmas Day.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Reports: Four inmates sought after Christmas jailbreak
Authorities in Tennessee are searching for four inmates who broke out of jail on Christmas.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 5:07 p.m.
Former escaped psychiatric patient sentenced to prison for probation violation
Anthony Garver, the subject of a
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Authorities: 200 pigs escape after Michigan truck crash
Authorities say that about 200 pigs got loose after a truck heading to Indiana was involved in a crash on a foggy southwestern Michigan roadway.
Mon., July 18, 2016, 8:57 p.m.
Oregon standoff figure Ryan Bundy hatched escape, prosecutor says
A federal prosecutor says Oregon standoff figure Ryan Bundy was working on a plan to escape from a Portland jail.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
Four arrested in accused killer’s courtroom escape
Four people are under arrest for allegedly helping a murder suspect escape from a Florida courtroom but the suspect remains at large.
Fri., June 10, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Man who tried to escape from Spokane County Jail using a rope made of bedsheets sentenced
The cell mate of convicted killer James Henrikson was sentenced to 41 months in prison Friday for an escape attempt from the Spokane County Jail that involved a broken window …
UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
Dozens escaped from Western State Hospital since 2013
When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state’s largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Citing security concerns, judge orders Western State Hospital escapee to remain in federal custody
Anthony Garver will undergo a competency evaluation at a federal institution, U.S. District Court Senior Judge Edward F. Shea ruled Thursday. Garver sparked a statewide manhunt earlier this month after …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6 p.m.
Knezovich will ask state for $12,000 to pay for search for Western State Hospital escapee
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich will send Governor Jay Inslee a bill for $12,030.22 this week for the cost of searching for escaped Western State Hospital inmate Anthony Garver.
Mon., April 11, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
Fugitive mental patient Anthony Garver mum during Spokane court hearing
The 28-year-old who escaped custody at Western State Hospital last week and was found in the hills above Spokane Valley said nothing during a brief court appearance Monday. He’ll remain …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:32 a.m.
Local, federal law enforcement end search for escaped mental patient for the day
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Two men, including one with Spokane ties who was accused of a violent murder but found not competent to stand trial, have escaped from a psychiatric facility …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Escaped convicts continue to elude New Mexico authorities
Authorities searched for two prison inmates Friday who managed to flee the back of a fortified prison van along a desolate stretch of New Mexico highway in an escape that …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 7:52 a.m.
Chief says dead intruder may be escaped murder suspect
Police say they’re investigating whether a man shot and killed by a Mississippi homeowner is an escaped murder suspect.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Doug Clark: This burglar deserves his stroll to prison
Prolific burglar Fred “Strollin’” Nolan should be kept behind bars. This time for good.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:15 a.m.
Search continues for Mississippi inmate accused of murder
Mississippi authorities continue searching for an escaped inmate facing capital murder charges in the 2015 rape and slaying of a 69-year-old woman.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
State official resigns after prisoners released early
A former official of the Washington Department of Corrections has resigned from her job in another state agency.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
Inmate mistakenly released from Los Angeles jail recaptured
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says a murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month has been captured in Nevada.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 8:47 p.m.
Geiger inmate escapes work crew
A Spokane County Detention Services inmate jumped from a work crew vehicle in the area of 5th and Maple about 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. The inmate, Leah J. Collins, was last …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 10:21 p.m.
Henrikson cellmate takes full blame for August ‘escape attempt’
The cellmate of James Henrikson says an ill-fated escape attempt using a rope made of bedsheets was his idea.
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015
100 years ago near Sandpoint: Post office robber with chains on legs flees moving train
From our archives, 100 years ago Frederick McGuire, a noted desparado, was on the loose outside of Sandpoint after he escaped from two guards and dived out the window of …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 5:26 p.m.
Lincoln County sheriff still looking for jail escapee
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for a man who escaped from the Lincoln County Jail on Friday and is now asking for the public’s help in finding …