By JAN M. OLSEN and BARRY HATTON, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 08/01 — Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town’s medieval cathedral in broad daylight and made off with priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat,
PARIS (AP) 07/02 — Drones seen buzzing above a prison months ago may have been on a reconnaissance mission ahead of the cinematic escape of a notorious French criminal — his second in five years.Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/26 — Each time notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appears in court in his U.S.
By RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) 02/01 — An Alaska police officer has been cleared in a fatal shooting of a handcuffed suspect who had been placed in the back of the officer’s idling patrol car and managed to start driving it away,
By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press ENVER (AP) 01/03 — The gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff’s deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014 but was located and returned,
By AUDREY McAVOY and MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 11/17 — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said he needed to plot and carry out his escape from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital to prove that he could behave properly out in the community.
By AUDREY McAVOY and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 11/15 — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend,Read more »
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/08 — The gunman who killed more than two dozen at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health facility in New Mexico in 2012,
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) 09/07 — A Texas woman is being held on several charges after she slipped her handcuffs, stole a police SUV and then led officers on a pursuit that reached speeds of nearly 100 mph.Read more »
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City are on the hunt for a man accused of stealing a TV while wearing a T-shirt with the phrase “I’m Broke Baby”
JOSEPH WILSON and AVITZ PARRA, Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain (AP) 08/21 — The fugitive who mowed down tourists in Barcelona then stole a car and stabbed its owner to death as he made his getaway,
JOSEPH WILSON and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain (AP) 08/20 — Police put up scores of roadblocks across northeast Spain on Sunday in hopes of capturing a fugitive suspect from the 12-member Islamic extremist cell that staged two vehicle attacks and plotted much deadlier carnage using explosives favored by Islamic State militants.
STUART, Fla. (AP) 08/02 — Authorities in Florida have captured the last of 12 prisoners who fled an Alabama county jail in a scheme involving peanut butter.
MOSCOW (AP) 08/01 — Five defendants at a Moscow courthouse attacked their guards in a bungled escape attempt, leading to a shootout that killed three people and wounded five others,
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 07/27 — Video shot by three inmates with a smuggled cellphone shows their methodical escape through a vent at the maximum-security wing of a Southern California jail last year,
MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 07/08 — When it came time for lights out at Lieber Correctional Institution on the evening of July Fourth,
ERIK SCHELZIG and KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 06/17 — The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the “hero”
KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press 06/14 – Two Georgia inmates described as “dangerous beyond description” remained on the run early Wednesday after killing two guards on a prison bus before fleeing in a stolen car.
ABILENE, Texas (AP) 05/25 — Officials at a West Texas zoo say a jaguar scaled a 12-foot-tall artificial rock wall and forced her way under netting that topped her enclosure to escape the exhibit last week.
MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. (AP) 05/05 — A man accused of shooting two deputies, one fatally, while escaping from jail in western Iowa before being recaptured in Nebraska will head back to Iowa to face charges in the case.