Prison Breaks

Joliet Correctional Center

A historic and oft-filmed prison stands in a Chicago suburb.<p>This massive—and oddly palatial—defunct prison in Chicago’s Joliet suburb would be hard …

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Zack Wheeler will shut down the Orioles — bet on it

Mail time! Thanks for reading and writing. Steve Babyak writes “Can Jets QB Sam Darnold look any more like Andy Dufresne from Shawshank Redemption? …

Baseball

Japanese suspect steals sneakers, flees police station

TOKYO — Japanese police have launched a massive manhunt for a robbery and rape suspect who fled from a police station after reportedly stealing an …

Crime

South Dakota declines to reveal drug to be used in execution

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Corrections Department is refusing to disclose the specific lethal injection drug it will use in the planned execution this fall of a man who admitted to killing a prison guard.<p>A department spokesman said in an email this week that the disclosure could tend …

South Dakota

Death row killer Scott Dozier wants to ‘just get it done’

Scott Raymond Dozier just wants to die.<p>The Nevada death row inmate’s execution has already been stayed twice.<p>The state should “just get it done, just …

Death Row

'Historic' Gambia prison break: negligence blamed as 23 escape

Police in the Gambia have confirmed the arrest of six prison guards in connection with a prison break last week. Authorities meanwhile continue to …

Africa

2015 prison escape costs New Yorkers twice: First the search, then the TV series

ALBANY, N.Y. — The prison escape in 2015 at the Clinton Correctional Facility in northern New York cost taxpayers at least $23 million in overtime for the three-week manhunt.<p>Now, New Yorkers also will pay for the television series.<p>Showtime's upcoming eight-part series <i>Escape from Dannemora</i> about the …

New York City

Sydney’s 1999 helicopter prison break retold in documentary

Lucy Dudko’s daughter has returned to Australia to create a documentary about her mother’s love-fuelled prison break in Sydney’s west. Ms Dudko …

Australian News

‘Escape At Dannemora’ Trailer: Ben Stiller Directs Benicio del Toro and Paul Dano in Showtime’s Bloody Prison Break Drama

TCA: Oscar winner Patricia Arquette costars in Showtime's dramatization of Richard Matt and David Sweat's 2015 prison break.<p>Showtime has debuted the …

Entertainment

Paramount, Appian Way Option Norman Ohler Novel ‘Blitzed’ About Hitler’s Personal Physician

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Paramount Pictures has optioned the screen rights to <i>Blitzed</i>, based on the provocative Norman Ohler non-fiction book that uncovers an …

Paramount Pictures

Ex-warden's prison break

A disabled former prison warden could finally feel the sun on his face after being confined to his Delft home for two years.<p>Sindisile Mnyute, 38, who …

Crime

‘Escape At Dannemora’ Panel Describes Desolation And Boredom That Triggered Captivating Prison Break

Showtime’s <i>Escape at Dannemora</i> director Ben Stiller was in Italy filming in 2015 when the rest of us were glued to TV news reports of the upstate New …

Sexual Harassment

Robert Redford Plans to Retire From Acting With One Last Heist Film

Robert Redford's illustrious six-decade acting career is coming to a close.<p>After hinting in 2016 that he planned to pump the breaks on acting, the actor confirmed today in an interview with <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> that he will no longer act after his final film, <i>The Old Man & the Gun</i>, is released in …

Robert Redford

Ben Stiller Unveils 'Escape at Dannemora' Trailer - Watch Now!

<b>Ben Stiller</b> is sharing the trailer for his new series <b>Escape at Dannemora</b>!<p>The 52-year-old executive producer and director joined the cast at the <i>2018</i> …

Celebrity News

Prison Escape Accomplice Joyce Mitchell's Hubby Stands By His Woman

The husband of a prison seamstress who helped two murder convicts escape says he still loves his wife, will wait for her to get out of jail, and thinks they can continue to live in the same community that was terrorized by the three-week manhunt.<p>In an exclusive interview, Lyle Mitchell told NBC …

Crime

Fifty Shades' James Foley to Direct Prison Movie Alcatraz

Fifty Shades’ James Foley to direct prison movie Alcatraz<p>James Foley, the director of the latter two installments of the <b>Fifty Shades</b> trilogy, has …

Entertainment

The Future of 24, Prison Break and The X-Files on Fox

| Thu., Aug. 2, 2018 11:19 AM<p>Fox's <i>24</i> has more lives than a cat. The fan-favorite drama, which starred <b>Kiefer Sutherland</b> from 2001-2010 and was brought …

TV

'Legends of Tomorrow' Cast on New Characters, Relationships & More Season 4 Scoop (VIDEO)

Plus, the cast takes part in a fun round of fishbowl questions.

Comics

Cinemax Brings STRIKE BACK: The Complete 5th Season to Bluray

Enter to win a copy of your own!<p>Meet the new members of Section 20 when the action-packed Cinemax® hit, Strike Back: The Complete Fifth Season, comes …

Strike Back

160 convicts escape in explosive prison break

<b>Cameroonian authorities are in a race against time, after more than 160 prisoners executed a daring escape in that country’s north-west region on</b> …

News (South Africa)

Cameroon prison overrun by armed men, 163 inmates escape

Over 160 prisonsers have escaped from jail in Cameroon’s north-west region following an attack on the facility by armed men suspected to be …

Africa

France's 'most wanted' spotted near Paris after helicopter prison escape

A notorious French criminal who escaped from prison by helicopter three weeks ago was spotted near Paris this week, a report said.<p>Redouine Faid, 46, considered France’s most wanted man, was identified as one of two people in a car later found abandoned and containing six packets of plastic …

Crime

Greenough prison escape: Angle grinders to be removed from jails after riot, mass breakout

Power tools used by 10 inmates to escape from Greenough Regional Prison this week are also housed within other detention centres around the state, …

Crime

'Escape At Dannemora' Depicts Daring 2015 Jailbreak

Two Oscar winners bring star power to a new miniseries about the dramatic Upstate prison break. CBS2's Tony Aiello has the inside scoop.

Mini-series

'Colony' Wont Return For Season 4 & Everyone Has Something To Say About It

USA Network’s dystopian science-fiction drama <i>Colony</i> is wrapping up its third season on July 25. The futuristic series has followed the journey of the …

TV

French Gangster Eludes Police After Helicopter Prison Break

A French gangster who escaped from prison via helicopter weeks ago was able to avoid police capture Wednesday after he sped away from officials …

Crime

Notorious French fugitive reportedly seen on mall video 3 weeks after dramatic helicopter prison escape

The French criminal who busted out of prison via helicopter earlier this month has reportedly been identified on surveillance video from the parking …

Crime

Destiny 2: Forsaken Trailer Shows Off Gadgets And Guns

Destiny 2: Forsaken is coming in September, taking the Guardians back to the Reef with an all-new story focused on taking down Uldren and his Barons. Activision and Bungie have released a new trailer showing off all the new gear you can use to lay waste to your foes.<p>Weapon highlights include the …

PC Gaming

Geraldton prison break: Police swoop to capture final Greenough prison escapee Bradley Silvester

"About seven different police officers pounced on him screaming 'we've got him, we've got him.'<p>"They've pulled him out, he's changed his clothes, …

Crime

Tom Waits Cast in Coen Brothers Film

Attention all Tom Waits fans: On Wednesday, Variety reported Wednesday that the Coen Brothers’ latest project, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” will …

Tom Waits