Woman who helped in Dannemora prison break is denied parole

U.S. 06/13/19, 14:42

The upstate New York prison tailor who helped two killers escape has been denied parole for a third time.A parole board decision released Thursday says Joyce Mitchell will remain behind bars for at least two more years.She's serving 2 1/3 to seven years for helping Richard Matt and David Sweat ...

US-led coalition says allies foil Islamic State prison break

World 04/06/19, 09:30

Islamic State militants attempted to break out of a detention facility in northeastern Syria but U.S.-backed Syrian fighters "successfully" restored calm, activists and the U.S-led coalition said Saturday. Few details emerged about what transpired a day earlier in the detention facility in the town of Derik, in the Kurdish-administered northeastern Syria. Activists ...

Greek police hunt for 2 fugitives who escaped prison

Europe 01/02/19, 08:56

Greek police have launched a manhunt for two inmates who escaped from Greece's largest prison at Korydallos, west of Athens, apparently by cutting the bars of their cell and scaling the prison walls.Police said Wednesday the two men, brothers who were convicted of thefts and robberies, apparently escaped after the ...

Egypt ‘s 2 ex-presidents appear in the same courtroom

World 12/26/18, 09:19

Two former Egyptian presidents appeared Wednesday in the same Cairo courtroom, with Hosni Mubarak testifying in a retrial of Mohammed Morsi over charges related to prison breaks at the height of the 2011 uprising that toppled Mubarak.The 90-year-old Mubarak, whose nearly three-decade rule was ended by a popular uprising in ...

French police nab convict in helicopter prison break

Europe 10/03/18, 04:22

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, finding the gangster holed up in his hometown north of Paris.Fugitive Redoine Faid was arrested in Creil without resistance, French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said, adding ...

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