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Notorious French Criminal Escapes from Prison

Notorious French Criminal Escapes from Prison

Kevin Horan/Stone(LILLE, France) — French police are searching for a notorious armed robber who escaped from prison on Saturday morning.According to BBC News, Redoine Faid used dynamite and took four prison guards hostage before breaking out of Sequed…

Rocky Marquez: Nationwide Manhunt for Escaped Inmate

Rocky Marquez: Nationwide Manhunt for Escaped Inmate

ABC News(DETROIT) — A nationwide manhunt is underway for a career criminal who has twice escaped from jail by switching identities with other inmates. Authorities did not notice Rocky Marquez, 34, was missing from a Detroit jail until five days after …

Chicago Prison Escape: Second of Two Bank Robbers Arrested

Chicago Prison Escape: Second of Two Bank Robbers Arrested

Kevin Horan/Stone(CHICAGO) — A convicted bank robber who escaped jail before Christmas is back in custody.  Kenneth Conley, 38, one of two inmates who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago on Dec. 18, was taken int…

Chicago Prison Escape: One of Two Bank Robbers Arrested

Chicago Prison Escape: One of Two Bank Robbers Arrested

Kevin Horan/Stone(CHICAGO) — One of the two Chicago bank robbers who escaped from a high-rise federal jail in Chicago this week using a makeshift rope to rappel down the building has been arrested.Joseph “Jose” Banks, 37, was arrested late Thursday ar…

Camel Roams Southern California Streets After Escaping Circus

Camel Roams Southern California Streets After Escaping Circus

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — A circus camel roamed the streets of a Southern California city after it escaped from its handlers.The camel is part of the Ramos Bros. Circus and the incident started during some exercises Friday afternoon.“Somebody drop…

Escaped Killer James Ladd Caught, Survived on Acorns for Five Days

Escaped Killer James Ladd Caught, Survived on Acorns for Five Days

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(HALIFAX, N.C.) — An escaped killer from a North Carolina prison survived on the lam for five days eating acorns and was captured Thursday when he ventured into a town looking for water, authorities told ABC News.James Ladd, 51…

Escaped Killer’s Mom Says James Ladd ‘Smart Enough’ to Evade Capture

Escaped Killer’s Mom Says James Ladd ‘Smart Enough’ to Evade Capture

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HALIFAX, N.C.) — The mother of a convicted killer who escaped from a North Carolina prison farm said Tuesday her son is “smart enough” to remain on the lam without getting caught.State authorities have launched a massive manhunt…

Giraffe Dies of Cardiac Arrest After Escaping from Circus

Giraffe Dies of Cardiac Arrest After Escaping from Circus

Barcroft Media /Landov(IMOLA, Italy) — A giraffe shocked townspeople in Italy Friday when it sprang free from a local circus and ran through the streets for four hours.  Police managed to tranquilize it, but it died shortly after of cardiac arres…

Prison Break Reported Along US/Mexico Border

Prison Break Reported Along US/Mexico Border

(DALLAS) — A prison break has been reported south of the Rio Grande near Texas where 132 inmates escaped through a tunnel.The escape, according to authorities in Coahuila, took months of planning and preparation to dig a 21-foot tunnel that was 1 feet…

CJ the Chimp Escapes Into Neighborhood Again

CJ the Chimp Escapes Into Neighborhood Again

ABC News(LAS VEGAS, Nev.) — A pet chimpanzee escaped from her enclosure for the second time in a month, prompting officials to remove her from her Las Vegas neighborhood home. Animal Control officers used tranquilizer darts to sedate CJ the chimp, but…

Ford Recalls Nearly 500K Escape SUVs for Sticking Pedals

Ford Recalls Nearly 500K Escape SUVs for Sticking Pedals

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly half a million Escape model compact SUVs amid concerns over a potentially deadly problem with sticking accelerator pedals. The new recall, which includes 2001 to 20…

Ford Recalls 2013 Escapes, Tells Owners to Stop Driving Car

Ford Recalls 2013 Escapes, Tells Owners to Stop Driving Car

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(DEARBORN, Mich.) — If you bought a new Ford Escape in the past few months, you may be getting a notice from the automaker soon to stop driving your SUV.Ford issued a recall Thursday of about 11,500 Escapes citing a proble…

WATCH: Prisoner Busts Out of Kentucky Jail Cell — and Into Court

WATCH: Prisoner Busts Out of Kentucky Jail Cell — and Into Court

Comstock/Thinkstock(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — A suspect trying to escape from a Louisville, Ky., cell recently got quite a surprise when he pushed through a door.The inmate, whose name has not been released, had attacked a deputy during a court hearing Monda…

Tennessee Death Row Inmate’s Escape Plot Foiled

Tennessee Death Row Inmate’s Escape Plot Foiled

Tennessee Department of Correction(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — Authorities in Tennessee have foiled an escape plot by the state’s only female death row inmate.Two men, including one former prison guard, have also been arrested in connection with the plan.Just…

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