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  • Spokane County jail escape plan thwarted by anonymous tip

    Jail guards found rope made from bedsheets, a steel rod and “fishing line” made of toilet paper and wire in the cell shared by two Spokane County Jail inmates who …

  • Geiger escape sparks discussion

    The escape of two inmates Tuesday from Geiger Corrections Center was the first such incident from that facility in at least five years, the staff said on Wednesday as sheriff’s …

  • Cold Escapee Gets His Wish, Returns To Jail

    An escaped jail inmate eager to surrender because of bitter cold had to go door-to-door asking to use a telephone before somebody finally called police. Rejected by frightened residents near …

  • Two Soldiers Escape Fort Lewis Brig

    Authorities are searching for two prisoners who escaped from the Fort Lewis jail. Military officials said the two men were present at a routine check of the Fort Lewis Regional …

  • 3 Killers’ Attempted Escape Cut Short

    Three killers had cut through a foot-thick jailhouse wall and were climbing down a rope made from braided bedsheets. Then a fellow inmate - possibly angry about being left behind …



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