Clinton Correctional Facility
The State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision released a statement Tuesday announcing three members of Clinton Correction Facility’s executive team and nine security guards had been penalized.
A Long Island woman got a close call at a remote home near the Canadian border, when she received a knock on her door at 2 a.m. when two prison escapees were still on the run.
Two convicted murderers who escaped from prison and eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks had initially planned to drive to Mexico but headed toward Canada on foot when their ride backed out, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
David Sweat remains at large, one day after fellow escaped inmate Richard Matt was fatally shot by authorities.
Gene Palmer’s attorney said his client is cooperating with police and will plead not guilty.
A correction officer was arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with the escape of two imprisoned killers upstate.
DNA found just miles from a maximum-security prison is linked to the convicted murderers who escaped more than two weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, as the manhunt for the convicts continued in far northern New York.
State police Maj. Charles Guess said Monday that the items have been sent to laboratories for DNA and other testing to see if they are linked to David Sweat or Richard Matt.
The manhunt is leading authorities hundreds of miles away from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora.
A former inmate who bonded with one of the escaped inmates at the Clinton Correctional Facility upstate spoke out for the first time Friday.
The U.S. Marshals Service added Matt and Sweat to its “15 Most Wanted Fugitives” list on Thursday.
New York state police are expanding the search for two escaped murderers beyond a 16-square-mile area of woods, fields and swamps where the manhunt has been most intense, even as rainy weather hampers their progress.
It’s high-tech and certainly controversial, but with the two prisoners from the Clinton Correctional Facility still on the lam an upstate senator says one way to track future escapees is to microchip them.
More than 800 law enforcement officers who are searching for David Sweat and Richard Matt have steadily shifted their focus eastward along Route 374 leading from the village of Dannemora, home of Clinton Correctional Facility.
A law enforcement source on Monday said a prison worker told authorities she had a sexual relationship with one of the inmates who escaped.