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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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Searchers continue to comb dense terrain for inmates

Hundreds of investigators continued to search the dense woods around Mountain View on Tuesday in the search for the two murderers.

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Intrigue hangs over Owls Head as authorities tighten noose

As authorities zero in on the trail of the convicted killers in this remote swath of Franklin County, residents sound off on unanswered questions and the spectacle of it all.

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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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Authorities urge public to be ready for the “long haul” in hunt for inmates

Two weeks after a pair of killers used power tools to burrow their way out of a maximum security prison, authorities are bracing the public to dig in for the long haul.

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Ti car chase ends in manhunt, apparent suicide

Incident not part of “other” manhunt in area

A car chase which turned into a manhunt ended with the discovery of a body in the early morning hours of June 18.

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Warren County Sheriff: two men charged with hate crimes for shots fired incident

Two Luzerne men allegedly shouted homophobic slurs and fired at two men walking hand-in-hand down a Luzerne street with an automatic BB pistol, racking up four felonies and four misdemeanors apiece.

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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.

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Police to expand search for Sweat and Matt

The New York State Police today announced today that the search for escaped inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat is expanding and shifting to other areas surrounding Dannemora.

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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Ongoing search sparks skittishness, but also bright spots of humanity

As the hunt for the escaped inmates enters its second week, residents are adjusting to a new normal — wariness speckled with bright spots of hospitality.