Las Vegas Gunman’s Father Robbed Banks and Made Most Wanted List

Like his son, Benjamin Hoskins Paddock loved gambling, but he also robbed banks, once escaped from a federal prison and lived under a pseudonym in Oregon.

Inmates Who Used Peanut Butter, and Guile, to Escape an Alabama Jail Are Caught

By MATT STEVENS and CHRISTINE HAUSER August 1, 2017 The Alabama peanut butter caper was not the most sophisticated jailbreak, but it did the trick. Some inmates in Walker County Jail in Jasper saved peanut butter from their sandwiches and used it...

South Carolina Inmate May Have Used Drone in Prison Escape, Officials Say

By NIRAJ CHOKSHI July 7, 2017 Jimmy Causey escaped from a South Carolina prison this week, but his methods this time around were far more high-tech than they were a dozen years ago, when he broke free from another maximum-security state prison. The...

Georgia Escapees Steal Second Vehicle as Manhunt Continues

The authorities have increased their reward to $90,000 as they search for Donnie R. Rowe and Ricky Dubose, who they say killed two prison guards.