- Police: NY man accidentally killed by friend's handgun Updated: Jul-07-15 6:37 am
PLATTSBURGH, New York - Police say a 35-year-old man is dead after he was accidentally shot by a handgun his friend had kept loaded and handy during the search for two escaped prison inmates.
- Northern NY woods present challenges for convicts, searchers Updated: Jun-12-15 6:46 am
DANNEMORA, New York - The rugged northern New York terrain being searched for two escaped murderers presents major challenges to anyone who ventures into the Adirondack woods.
- Prison break spotlights code of silence behind bars Updated: Jun-10-15 2:33 pm
DANNEMORA, New York - Other inmates at the state prison in Dannemora may have been in a position to see or at least hear two convicts making their escape using power tools to cut steel, break through bricks and slice open steam pipes.
- History of violence plagues prison where breakout occurred Updated: Jun-09-15 1:04 am
ALBANY, New York - The maximum-security prison where two convicted killers pulled off a "Shawshank Redemption"-style escape has a reputation for brutality.
- New York town stands by its prison after brazen escape Updated: Jun-08-15 5:46 pm
DANNEMORA, New York - The 40-foot-high wall of the maximum-security state prison in Dannemora runs right along the main street, a hulking symbol of the institution's dominance over practically every aspect of life.
- Vermont authorities on alert for 2 escaped inmates Updated: Jun-08-15 7:58 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont State Police and the Grand Isle County Sheriff's Department are on heightened alert for two escaped murderers from a maximum security prison near Plattsburgh, New York, although authorities say the two have no known ties to the state.