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.
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.
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.
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.
Hundreds of investigators continued to search the dense woods around Mountain View on Tuesday in the search for the two murderers.
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.
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.
Authorities are mobilizing in Allegany County following a possible sighting of the pair of murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional earlier this month.
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.
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.
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.
Reports that Joyce Mitchell conspired to kill her husband are true, Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.