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Murder Suspect Escapes During Fireworks Display

32-year-old Jason McClurg was with nine other inmates outside the Shannon County jail when he broke free.

07/05/2014

File photo of a "magician" escaping from handcuffs  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The Jewish Museum)

Escape Artist Pulls Off Locked Coffin Skydive

A Wisconsin daredevil freed himself from shackles and a locked casket while plummeting to the earth at 130 miles per hour on Tuesday, eventually parachuting gently into a northern Illinois field.

08/06/2013

Billy Rabun

Man Still At Large After Escaping Police Custody In Wellston

Billy Rabun may be dangerous, police warn.

02/24/2012

K.C. Zoo Gorilla 2

Unlocked Doors Let Gorillas Escape From KC Zoo

Two workers will face disciplinary action for safety breach

02/21/2012

Isom Takes Action To Stop Escapes From Custody

The chief’s office is sending to officers a safety bulletin along with a video.

09/29/2011

Prison

E-mails Shed New Light On Prison Escape Controversy

Corrections commissioner warned that budget cuts were putting jail security, public safety at risk.

09/23/2011

workhouseescape

UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Captured, Two Guards Suspended

One guard left gate unlocked, the other was guarding perimeter.

07/28/2011

29-year-old Allen Brown Jr.

Prisoner Escapes from St. Louis City “Workhouse”

Police canines and a helicopter are being used in the search.

07/28/2011

Vernon Collins; David White

Guard Actually Interrupted Escape, Accepted “Shadow Boxing” Explanation

Inmate later told guard he was exercising

04/22/2011

JoAnn Williams, Business Representative Carpenter's Union

Jail Guard Union Blames Breakout on Understaffing

Union says there was only one guard at key position — claims there should have been two.

04/22/2011