By LORI HINNANT, SYLVIE CORBET and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press STRASBOURG, France (AP) 12/12 — A massive manhunt involving hundreds of police and soldiers was underway Wednesday for a suspected extremist who yelled “God is great!”
By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 12/04 — Attorneys for a death row inmate who is scheduled to die Tuesday say he should be spared because he wasn’t the one who killed a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christmas Eve robbery 18 years ago,
NEW YORK (AP) 12/01 — New York police are on a daylong manhunt for a suspect who escaped from a cruiser while handcuffed.
Police say 24-year-old Tyrone Johnson escaped from custody Saturday while being transported to a precinct in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood.
By ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 10/03 — Three months after his spectacular helicopter escape from a French prison, police caught one of France’s most wanted men in a pre-dawn raid Wednesday,
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,