Prison breaks

January 04, 2020 - 3:35 pm
Mississippi authorities were searching for two prisoners believed to have escaped Saturday from one of several prisons rocked by violence that has left at least five inmates dead in the past week. Gov. Phil Bryant on Saturday said via Twitter that he has directed “the use of all necessary assets...
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January 04, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Detention facilities throughout Mississippi are on lockdown until further notice, officials said Saturday, as a result of violence that has shaken several prisons and resulted in five inmate deaths. At the same time, the hunt was on for two inmates believed to be on the loose. Gov. Phil Bryant on...
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This cover image released by Mysterious Press shows "A Small Town" by Thomas Perry. (Mysterious Press via AP)
December 30, 2019 - 4:25 pm
“A Small Town,” Mysterious Press, by Thomas Perry As Thomas Perry’s new thriller opens, little Weldon, Colo., is still reeling from a brilliantly planned escape from a federal prison on the outskirts of town. More than 1,000 hardened criminals killed the warden and most of the guards, raided the...
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December 17, 2019 - 7:36 am
ROME (AP) — A cartoonist in Rome has sparked a heated controversy in Italy and abroad after depicting the European Union as the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as an escaping prisoner. Artist Mario Improta posted the cartoon on his Twitter account Saturday,...
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FILE - This combination image of undated photos released by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office shows Santos Fonseca, left, and Jonathan Salazar. The two murder suspects who escaped from a jail on California's central coast eluded an intense manhunt, traveled hundreds of miles and crossed into Mexico but were arrested trying to walk back into the United States, authorities said Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (Monterey County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
November 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two murder suspects who escaped from a jail on California's central coast eluded an intense manhunt, traveled hundreds of miles and crossed into Mexico but were arrested trying to walk back into the United States, authorities said Wednesday. Jonathan Salazar, 20, and Santos...
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This combination image of undated photos released by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office shows Santos Fonseca, left, and Jonathan Salazar. The two inmates charged with murder broke out of a California jail over the weekend after climbing through a hole they made in a bathroom ceiling of their housing unit and then squeezing through a wall before finding an escape hatch, authorities said Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. They were reported missing Sunday morning, Monterey County sheriff's Capt. John Thornburg said. (Monterey County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 06, 2019 - 3:31 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two murder suspects who escaped from a jail on California's central coast eluded an intense manhunt, traveled hundreds of miles and crossed into Mexico but were arrested trying to walk back into the United States, authorities said Wednesday. Jonathan Salazar, 20, and Santos...
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This combination image of undated photos released by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office shows Santos Fonseca, left, and Jonathan Salazar. The two inmates charged with murder broke out of a California jail over the weekend after climbing through a hole they made in a bathroom ceiling of their housing unit and then squeezing through a wall before finding an escape hatch, authorities said Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. They were reported missing Sunday morning, Monterey County sheriff's Capt. John Thornburg said. (Monterey County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 06, 2019 - 2:32 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two murder suspects who escaped from a California jail over the weekend were arrested by federal officials while trying to enter the United States from Mexico, authorities said Wednesday. Jonathan Salazar, 20, and Santos Fonseca, 21, were arrested by Customs and Border...
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This combination image of undated photos released by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office shows Santos Fonseca, left, and Jonathan Salazar. The two inmates charged with murder broke out of a California jail over the weekend after climbing through a hole they made in a bathroom ceiling of their housing unit and then squeezing through a wall before finding an escape hatch, authorities said Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. They were reported missing Sunday morning, Monterey County sheriff's Capt. John Thornburg said. (Monterey County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 06, 2019 - 1:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two murder suspects who escaped from a California jail over the weekend were arrested by federal officials, authorities said Wednesday. The Monterey County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet that Jonathan Salazar, 20, and Santos Fonseca, 21, were arrested by Customs and Border...
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These undated photos provided by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office show inmates Santos Fonseca, left and Jonathan Salazar, right, who escaped from from Monterey County Jail Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Authorities say the two murder suspects have escaped from central California's Monterey County Jail. (Monterey County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 3:24 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Officials on Monday were trying to find out how two men charged with murder were able to escape from a central California jail. The Monterey County Sheriff's Office warned that the fugitives should be considered dangerous but gave no other details on how they broke out of...
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People look at a destroyed houses near the village of Barisha, in Idlib province, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, after an operation by the U.S. military which targeted Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group. President Donald Trump says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead after a U.S. military operation in Syria targeted the Islamic State group leader. (AP Photo/Ghaith Alsayed)
October 28, 2019 - 8:18 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — One of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's last audio messages was an appeal for his followers to do everything in their power to free Islamic State detainees and the women being held in jails and camps in northeastern Syria. With news of the extremist group's leader's death, Kurdish security...
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