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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…

Mass Prison Break on Texas Border

Mass Prison Break on Texas Border

Kevin Horan/Stone(WASHINGTON) — Authorities have launched a massive manhunt for more than 130 inmates who made a daring daylight escape from a Mexican prison using a tunnel equipped with ropes and electric cables. More than half of those who escaped f…

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Kevin Horan/Stone(BISHOPVILLE, S.C.) — A South Carolina prison guard was released late Thursday night following a tense five-hour standoff, after inmates using contraband cell phones tipped off authorities that the injured officer was being held hosta…

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Kevin Horan/Stone(BISHOPVILLE, S.C.) — A South Carolina prison guard was released late Thursday night following a tense five-hour standoff, after inmates using contraband cell phones tipped off authorities that the injured officer was being held hosta…

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Hostage Prison Guard Saved by Inmates’ Contraband Cell Phones

Kevin Horan/Stone(BISHOPVILLE, S.C.) — A South Carolina prison guard was released late Thursday night following a tense five-hour standoff, after inmates using contraband cell phones tipped off authorities that the injured officer was being held hosta…

Afghanistan Takes Control of Bagram Prison from US

Afghanistan Takes Control of Bagram Prison from US

Kevin Horan/Stone(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Bagram prison, the main U.S. detention center in Afghanistan over the past decade, was formally turned over to Afghan authorities during a ceremony Monday.In a statement, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that …

Afghanistan Takes Control of Bagram Prison from US

Afghanistan Takes Control of Bagram Prison from US

Kevin Horan/Stone(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Bagram prison, the main U.S. detention center in Afghanistan over the past decade, was formally turned over to Afghan authorities during a ceremony Monday.In a statement, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that …

Longest Serving Female Prison Inmate Released

Longest Serving Female Prison Inmate Released

Arizona Department of Corrections(PERRYVILLE, Ariz.) — For the past 49 years, Betty Smithey has woken up in a prison cell, the nation’s longest serving female inmate. But today she is waking up a free woman. Smithey, now 69, was granted parole by the …

Taliban Jail Break: More than a Dozen Escape Overnight

Taliban Jail Break: More than a Dozen Escape Overnight

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — More than a dozen prisoners, including members of the Taliban, escaped from jail Friday in Sar-e-Pul province, in northern Afghanistan.Afghan officials say insurgents detonated a bomb outside the prison wal…

"Teen Mom" Star Amber Portwood Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

"Teen Mom" Star Amber Portwood Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Kevin Horan/Stone(LOS ANGELES) — Teen Mom reality star Amber Portwood was sentenced to up to five years in prison on Tuesday, TMZ reports. 
Portwood, 22, had been sentenced in February to three years in an Indiana prison for possession of prescri…

Football Star Exonerated of Rape Conviction, Won’t Sue Accuser

Football Star Exonerated of Rape Conviction, Won’t Sue Accuser

Comstock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A rising California football star who was convicted of raping a high school classmate and spent six years behind bars before being exonerated will not press charges against the woman who falsely accused him, his lawy…

Prison Inmate Gives Obama a Run for His Money in West Virginia

Prison Inmate Gives Obama a Run for His Money in West Virginia

Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) — Keith Judd might have a future in presidential politics, provided he gets out of prison first.Judd, who is currently serving time in a Beaumont, Texas, federal jail, collected 40 percent of the vot…

Prison Dorms for Vets Offer Special Programs to Address Needs

Prison Dorms for Vets Offer Special Programs to Address Needs

Kevin Horan/Stone(NEW YORK) — A west Georgia county jail opened a new dormitory on Monday that will specifically house inmates who are military veterans.The new dorm, built onto the Muscogee County jail nearly two weeks ago, adds to the growing number…

Murderer at Large After Breaking Out of Kansas Jail

Murderer at Large After Breaking Out of Kansas Jail

Hemera/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.) — A dragnet for two escaped convicts, a murderer and a kidnapper, escalated Thursday in Kansas. Authorities are looking for Santos Carrera-Morales and Eric James, both 22. Police are cautioning the public not to ap…

Taliban Pulls Off Biggest Jailbreak in Pakistani History

Taliban Pulls Off Biggest Jailbreak in Pakistani History

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — Hundreds of dangerous militants are on the loose in northwestern Pakistan after Taliban militants freed them Sunday from a prison in the town of Bannu.Described as the biggest jailbreak in the country’s history, the…

New Charles Manson Photos, Same Creepy Stare

New Charles Manson Photos, Same Creepy Stare

California Department of Corrections(CORCORAN, Calif.) — New photos of helter skelter mass murderer Charles Manson show him older, with a longer beard, but just as intense.The new mugshot was released by the California Department of Corrections one we…

Afghanistan Taking Control of Major Prison Run by US

Afghanistan Taking Control of Major Prison Run by US

Kevin Horan/Stone(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The U.S. and Afghanistan seem headed for another serious setback in their relations as an Afghan three-star general is poised to assume control of Bagram prison from the American military.Gen. Ghulam Farooq Bare…

Bin Laden’s Widows and Daughters Sentenced in Pakistan

Bin Laden’s Widows and Daughters Sentenced in Pakistan

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) — Osama Bin Laden’s widows and daughters were sentenced on Monday for living in Pakistan illegally.The late al-Qaeda’s three widows and two daughters were sentenced to 45 days in prison and…

Teen Girls Arrested for Cabbie Murder Could Face Life in Prison

Teen Girls Arrested for Cabbie Murder Could Face Life in Prison

Hickory Police Department(CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C.) — Two 16-year-old girls arrested in connection with the murder of a North Carolina taxi driver could face life in prison if convicted. Emily Starnes and Consandra Tyree were arrested on Saturday afternoo…

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