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#Prison Break

# prison-break - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak

Jan 19th 2020, 5:00 PM 17,025 Views 6 Comments

Pictures from the scene showed the partially burnt white van parked outside the prison gate.

# prison-break - Monday 30 September, 2019

Four 'extremely dangerous' inmates overpower guards and escape jail in Ohio
# Gallia County
# Gallia County

Four 'extremely dangerous' inmates overpower guards and escape jail in Ohio

Sep 30th 2019, 9:10 AM 37,583 Views 29 Comments

Police believe the men may have had outside help that allowed them to escape.

# prison-break - Friday 9 November, 2018

Search launched after prisoner escapes from Dublin courthouse
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# Prison Break

Search launched after prisoner escapes from Dublin courthouse

Nov 9th 2018, 7:52 PM 29,759 Views 28 Comments

The man escaped from the Cloverhill court in Clondalkin, west Dublin this morning.

# prison-break - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

PSNI appeal for John Clifford to hand himself in as they continue hunt for child killer
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

PSNI appeal for John Clifford to hand himself in as they continue hunt for child killer

Sep 5th 2018, 7:26 PM 18,587 Views 20 Comments

The 56-year-old remains at large after he did not return to prison on Sunday.

# prison-break - Monday 15 May, 2017

Seventeen prisoners shot dead following mass breakout in a Papua New Guinea prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Seventeen prisoners shot dead following mass breakout in a Papua New Guinea prison

May 15th 2017, 8:09 AM 11,332 Views 10 Comments

Jails in Papua New Guinea are often overcrowded and conditions are poor.

# prison-break - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Detectives baffled as inmates cut through bars to escape California prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Detectives baffled as inmates cut through bars to escape California prison

Nov 26th 2016, 7:30 PM 24,030 Views 17 Comments

The prisoners used a makeshift rope of bedding and clothing to rappel down from the second floor window.

# prison-break - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain
# Wentworth Miller
# Wentworth Miller

Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain

Mar 29th 2016, 12:52 PM 51,192 Views 61 Comments

Actor Wentworth Miller said on social media that the pictures were taken while he was suffering from depression.

Actor Wentworth Miller has written an inspiring response to a fat-shaming meme about him
# Big F--king Deal
From The Daily Edge
# Big F--king Deal

Actor Wentworth Miller has written an inspiring response to a fat-shaming meme about him

Mar 29th 2016, 10:50 AM 11,351 Views 2 Comments

“I put on weight. Big f–king deal.”

# prison-break - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter

Mar 16th 2016, 2:40 PM 17,173 Views 23 Comments

The men were arrested hours after their great escape.

# prison-break - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Man who cut off businessman's penis among three to escape maximum-security prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Man who cut off businessman's penis among three to escape maximum-security prison

Jan 24th 2016, 1:31 PM 35,338 Views 24 Comments

The men escaped during a disturbance in the prison.

# prison-break - Monday 28 September, 2015

Prison worker hid tools in hamburgers that helped convicted killers escape
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Prison worker hid tools in hamburgers that helped convicted killers escape

Sep 28th 2015, 7:55 PM 26,138 Views 13 Comments

Joyce Mitchell reached a deal with prosecutors.

# prison-break - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Prison worker helped inmates escape after getting "caught up in the fantasy"
# In Over Her Head
# In Over Her Head

Prison worker helped inmates escape after getting "caught up in the fantasy"

Jul 29th 2015, 6:08 PM 17,683 Views 9 Comments

Joyce Mitchell says she also had sexual relations with one of the men.

# prison-break - Friday 26 June, 2015

One escaped killer 'shot dead by police' in New York
# Richard Matt
# Richard Matt

One escaped killer 'shot dead by police' in New York

Jun 26th 2015, 11:56 PM 30,775 Views 33 Comments

Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from a maximum security prison three weeks ago.

# prison-break - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The net may finally be closing on two convicted killers who escaped prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

The net may finally be closing on two convicted killers who escaped prison

Jun 21st 2015, 6:51 PM 15,899 Views 39 Comments

New York State Police spokesman Beau Duffy said officers were investigating a possible sighting of the prisoners.

# prison-break - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Prison officer suspended as escaped convicted killers spotted 300 miles away
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Prison officer suspended as escaped convicted killers spotted 300 miles away

Jun 20th 2015, 4:04 PM 21,259 Views 9 Comments

Two men were seen walking near a rail yard in Erwin on June 13.

# prison-break - Saturday 30 May, 2015

This violent robber escaped prison - by walking out the front door
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

This violent robber escaped prison - by walking out the front door

May 30th 2015, 11:20 AM 18,090 Views 19 Comments

Unsophisticated, but successful.

# prison-break - Monday 11 August, 2014

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack

Aug 11th 2014, 1:49 PM 13,446 Views 13 Comments

By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.

# prison-break - Monday 10 February, 2014

64: The number of prisoners escaped since 1996 still at large
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# Prison Break

64: The number of prisoners escaped since 1996 still at large

Feb 10th 2014, 9:34 AM 9,172 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Prison Service is in charge of prisoners, but if they abscond gardaí are informed.

# prison-break - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"
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# Prison Break

'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"

Jan 28th 2014, 9:29 PM 7,980 Views 42 Comments

The ousted Egyptian president appeared before a court today over a prison escape during an uprising in 2011.

# prison-break - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

A wolf has escaped from a zoo in Essex
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

A wolf has escaped from a zoo in Essex

Nov 26th 2013, 4:01 PM 11,037 Views 46 Comments

Uh oh.

# prison-break - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Thieves in Italy broke IN to a prison to steal €5,000
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Thieves in Italy broke IN to a prison to steal €5,000

Sep 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,228 Views 25 Comments

The money had been left in a safe for prisoners by their families.

# prison-break - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Here's the letter gay actor Wentworth Miller sent to a Russian film festival
# Equality
From The Daily Edge
# Equality

Here's the letter gay actor Wentworth Miller sent to a Russian film festival

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:46 AM 8,256 Views 9 Comments

The Prison Break star snubbed an invitation, saying he was “deeply troubled” by Russia’s treatment of gay men and women.

# prison-break - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for freeing militants from Iraqi prisons
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for freeing militants from Iraqi prisons

Jul 23rd 2013, 5:52 PM 3,580 Views 17 Comments

Over 40 people were killed in assaults on the jails that freed militants including top leaders.

# prison-break - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Brothers still missing from Roscommon prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Brothers still missing from Roscommon prison

Jul 17th 2012, 9:57 AM 4,363 Views 20 Comments

The two brothers, Vasilea and Toader Feier, left a note in their cell at Castlerea Prison.

# prison-break - Monday 16 July, 2012

Update: Two brothers escape from Roscommon prison
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Update: Two brothers escape from Roscommon prison

Jul 16th 2012, 1:05 PM 14,041 Views 58 Comments

Authorities at Castlerea Prison in Co Roscommon discovered that the two men, both in their 20s, were unaccounted for this morning.

# prison-break - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Poll: Do you think there should be 'open prisons'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there should be 'open prisons'?

Mar 29th 2012, 12:05 PM 4,516 Views 55 Comments

There are 19 inmates on the run from open prisons in Ireland. Only 6 per cent of our total prison population is in an open centre. Do we need them at all? You decide…

Prisoner has been on the run since 1995
# Jail Break
# Jail Break

Prisoner has been on the run since 1995

Mar 29th 2012, 11:17 AM 5,147 Views 14 Comments

Joint Oireachtas Committee hears that there are 19 prisoners unlawfully at large – one for 17 years.

# prison-break - Friday 23 March, 2012

Detainees escape from Iraqi prison 'through small window'
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Detainees escape from Iraqi prison 'through small window'

Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 865 Views 0 Comments

Prisoners fashioned ropes out of blankets and escaped out of a small window, according to a police official.

# prison-break - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick

Feb 16th 2012, 1:05 PM 4,103 Views 15 Comments

The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.

# prison-break - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag
# Nice Try
From The Daily Edge
# Nice Try

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag

Jul 5th 2011, 5:37 PM 2,633 Views 19 Comments

Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.

# prison-break - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Search continues for over 480 Afghan prisoners who dug their way out of jail
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Search continues for over 480 Afghan prisoners who dug their way out of jail

Apr 26th 2011, 11:30 AM 425 Views 0 Comments

Prisoners spent five months digging the tunnel and preparing for their escape – and just over four hours getting out through it.

# prison-break - Friday 20 August, 2010

'Bonnie and Clyde' copycat couple captured
# US Manhunt
# US Manhunt

'Bonnie and Clyde' copycat couple captured

Aug 20th 2010, 10:36 AM 378 Views 0 Comments

Prison break fugitive and cousin-fiancée finally tracked down.

# prison-break - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Search for 'Bonnie and Clyde' copycats
# US Manhunt
# US Manhunt

Search for 'Bonnie and Clyde' copycats

Aug 10th 2010, 4:50 PM 203 Views 0 Comments

Stepfather makes unconventional appeal to fugitive couple on the run after US prison break.