Escaped prisoner David Sweat is captured by New York State Police. (Credit: WWNY-TV)

Cuomo: Escaped Inmates Had Sights On Mexico But Ride Backed Out

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.


A task force of U.S. Marshalls and police officers go door to door searching for two escaped convicts on June 16, 2015 outside Dannemora, New York.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cuomo: DNA Miles From Prison Is Linked To Escaped Inmates

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.


Richard Matt and David Sweat (credit: CBS2)

Items Recovered From NY Cabin In Hunt For Escaped Murderers

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.


Quentin Stroman (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For Suspect Who Escaped Bronx Detention Facility

Quentin Stroman, 18, escaped from a detention facility on White Plains Road shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday, police said.


The NYPD released these images of a man they say assaulted officers while escaping arrest on July 24, 2011. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Seeks Suspect Who Allegedly Assaulted Police And Fled Arrest In West Village

According to the NYPD, the suspect is 20-25 years old, 5’8″, thin and has a goatee. He was wearing blue jeans and a white tank top. Video of the arrest shows the whole incident.


FILE image - Peahen In Traffic (credit: ALDAG/AFP/Getty Images)

Female Peacock, Or Peahen, Back At Bronx Zoo After Escape

Zoo Director Jim Breheny said she was found Wednesday morning in the garage of a local business and safely caught.