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Sweat moved back to max security prison

David Sweat was released on Sunday from Albany Medical Center and moved to Five Points Correctional, where he has been placed on suicide watch.

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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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Superintendent, 11 others placed on leave in escape investigation

Three high-ranking officials at Clinton Correctional, including the superintendent, have been suspended alongside nine security staffers, the state announced on Tuesday.

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Guard charged in connection with escape appears in court

Gene Palmer, the guard arrested in connection with the inmate escape from maximum security prison earlier this month, has waived his right to a felony hearing.

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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.

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Search area expands as Sweat remains at large

Authorities continued their search Saturday for the lone surviving escaped convict on Saturday, expanding their search to a 22 square mile area south of Malone.

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Cough sealed escaped convict's fate

While searchers detected movement as they searched for a killer, it was a cough that sealed Richard Matt’s fate. He never even got to fire a shot, nor did he say a word, before his death.

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Matt shot dead, Sweat on the run

Police have shot and killed escaped murderer Richard Matt and are close to closing in on David Sweat

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True getaway story will eventually emerge, says lawyer

The temporary attorney for the guard who has been arrested in connection with the escape has cryptically alluded to a “true story” coming out once the case makes its way through the courts,

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Sportsmen say firearm an unlikely find for escapees

Gun-owners disagree with official's take on cabins and weapons

Following speculation that David Sweat and Richard Matt may have found a shotgun from a hunting cabin, some weapons owners call the scenario unlikely.

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Palmer brought before judge

CO's attorney: 'I'm shocked by charges'

Clinton Correctional Facility officer Gene Palmer has officially been charged in connection with the escape of two inmates for the maximum security prison almost three weeks ago.

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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Convicts may be armed, say officials as search continues

The pair of escaped convicts may be armed, warned state police, who said the owners of the cabin where one of the men was sighted failed to take inventory of their weapons.

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'They're in trouble': Conditions a major factor in search

The hunt for David Sweat and Richard Matt, despite the first solid lead in more than two weeks, continues as officials face challenging environmental conditions.

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