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New superintendent, procedures announced at Clinton Correctional

Just one day after a dozen prison staffers were placed on administrative leave, the state has announced a new superintendent and a number of policy changes.

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Sweat captured, authorities eager for answers

Remaining prison escapee David Sweat was shot by a state trooper and taken into custody on Sunday. Authorities are keen for answers.

Autopsy: Matt died from skull fractures, brain injuries

Richard Matt died from severe skull fractures and brain injuries after three gunshots to the head, according to his autopsy report.

Second prison worker charged in breakout

Gene Palmer, an officer at Clinton Correctional who was suspended last week, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the escape of two inmates earlier this month.

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State police confirm that cabin in Owls Head is subject of investigation

Corrections officer on administrative leave

Sixteen days into the search for the escaped convicts, evidence gathered by investigators indicates the two may have spent time in Owls Head, N.Y.

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Hunt for escaped prisoners heats up in Allegany County

Authorities are mobilizing in Allegany County following a possible sighting of the pair of murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional earlier this month.

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DA confirms Mitchell husband murder plot

Reports that Joyce Mitchell conspired to kill her husband are true, Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said on Wednesday.

DA: Mitchell may face more charges

Joyce Mitchell may face additional charges as the investigation into last week’s prison escape continues, said authorities following the prison staffer’s arraignment this morning.

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Mitchell gave escaped inmates hacksaw, chisels

According to a criminal complaint, Joyce Mitchell “knowingly and unlawfully” brought contraband and tools to Richard Matt and David Sweat “on or about” May 1.

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Search for escaped killers expands to Vermont, say governors

The pair of escaped killers who escaped from a maximum security prison last weekend may have slipped into Vermont, said officials on Wednesday.

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Police swarm Willsboro, Essex in hunt for escaped killers

Hundreds of law enforcement officials poured into the countryside this morning in an effort to root out the escaped killers, who remain at large.

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Manhunt for murderers comes to Essex County

A massive manhurt for the pair of escaped killers is underway in Essex, a rural farming community about an hour south of the Clinton Correctional Facility.

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State offers $100,000 reward for capture of escaped convicts

As the manhunt for escaped Clinton Correctional Facility convicts David Sweat and Richard Matt entered the second day, the state has offered a $100,000 reward for their capture.

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Manhunt still underway for escaped murderers

Officials: Convicts used power tools to cut through through pipes, walls

The two convicted murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility used power tools to burrow their way out of the maximum security facility, said officials.

Inmates escape from Dannemora prison

A manhunt is underway for two convicted murderers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora early Saturday morning

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