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'They Were Able to Do What No One Else Has Done'

US Marshals Service releases new age-progressed images of Alcatraz escapees

(Newser) - The US Marshals Service wins this week's prize for persistence. The law enforcement agency has a new APB out for a trio of notorious escaped inmates, even though it's now been more than six decades since they busted out and they'd all be well into their 90s....

Fake ID Saved Fugitive, Then Eventually Did Him In
Upon Fugitive's Arrest, 'the
Only Thing to Do Was Smile'
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Upon Fugitive's Arrest, 'the Only Thing to Do Was Smile'

'Atavist' examines the wild life of Howard Farley Jr., former Nebraska drug king

(Newser) - The life of Howard Farley has been irresistible fodder for writers since Farley's dramatic 2020 arrest in Florida at age 66. Dramatic because everybody in Florida—including his Vietnamese wife—knew Farley as "Tim Brown." Friends and neighbors didn't know that Farley assumed his "Brown"...

Escaped Missouri Inmate Recaptured in Wyoming

2 others are still at large

(Newser) - An escaped inmate from Missouri was recaptured Wednesday more than 900 miles away, near Casper, Wyo., authorities say. The Mills Police Department says Christopher Blevins was captured after local law enforcement was informed he could be at a truck stop in the area, NBC News reports. The 37-year-old inmate, who...

Authorities: Japanese Fugitive Tied to $7.2M COVID Relief Plot

Mitsuhiro Taniguchi is now in custody in Indonesia and set to be deported

(Newser) - For a week or two, Mitsuhiro Taniguchi was holed up in the home of an Indonesian fish trader, trying to convince him of his plan to invest in local fisheries. That won't be happening now, though, as he's been nabbed by authorities over the money he was perhaps...

'Pretty Strange' Demand for Fugitives' Motel Room

There's a waiting list for room in Ind. motel where Casey White, corrections officer Vicky White stayed

(Newser) - Escaped Alabama fugitive Casey White and the late Vicky White, the corrections officer who went on the run with him, holed up in an Indiana motel room for nearly a week before authorities finally tracked them down earlier this month. Now, that refuge in the Hoosier State has become a...

Sheriff Says Fugitive Planned Shootout With Officers

Casey White, Vicky White spent 6 days holed up in Indiana motel

(Newser) - Authorities chasing two fugitives from Alabama Monday afternoon "basically rammed the vehicle and pushed it into a ditch," a sheriff in Indiana said Tuesday—and the move may have saved the lives of multiple officers. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding said recaptured murder suspect Casey White has told...

Casey White as He Was Captured: 'Y'all, Help My Wife'

Vicky White ultimately succumbed to her injuries

(Newser) - Within hours of the capture of an escaped Alabama inmate and the corrections officer who allegedly helped him facilitate that escape, the officer had died of injuries sustained during or just after Monday's high-speed chase. Vicky White, 56, was driving as officers closed in on the Cadillac carrying her...

Fugitive Inmate, Jail Official Captured in Indiana

Authorities say Vicky White shot herself after chase ended

(Newser) - An Alabama inmate and the former jail official accused of helping him escape were taken into custody after a dramatic chase in Indiana on Monday afternoon, authorities say. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding said that US Marshals and sheriff's deputies "intercepted" a pickup truck being driven by fugitive...

Another Woman Who Fled With Inmate Explains Mindset

Toby Dorr spent 12 days on the run with Kansas prisoner in 2006

(Newser) - Toby Dorr thinks she has a pretty good understanding of why jail supervisor Vicky White might have gone on the run with an inmate in an Alabama county lockup. Authorities are searching for White and inmate Casey White, who are not related, after they fled last Friday. "People were...

Fugitives' Escape Vehicle Found in Tennessee

But there's no sign of Casey or Vicky White, said to be 'flush' with cash and weapons

(Newser) - Two notable developments in the hunt for Alabama inmate Casey White and the corrections officer accused of helping him escape, Vicky White (no relation):
  • Vehicle: Police in Williamson County, Tennessee, say they've found the vehicle the pair used to escape, reports CNN . The Ford SUV was found in a
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Missing Corrections Official Charged With Aiding Escape

Authorities say Casey White, Vicky White are both fugitives

(Newser) - A search for an Alabama fugitive and the corrections official who claimed she was escorting him to a court hearing is now officially a search for two fugitives. A felony arrest warrant was issued Monday for Vicky White, the Lauderdale County assistant director of corrections, AL.com reports. Sheriff Rick...

He Spent 4 Years on Run, Will Spend Far More in Prison

California multimillionaire Peter Chadwick pleaded guilty to second-degree murder

(Newser) - Update: A wealthy California man who spent years on the run after killing his wife has been sentenced to 15 years to life—and he won't be getting credit for the more than two years he spent in county jail awaiting trial after Mexico sent him back to the...

FBI: He Thought 'Time and Distance' Were on His Side

Octaviano Juarez-Corro, on FBI's 'Most Wanted' list for murder, caught after 16 years on the run

(Newser) - Octaviano Juarez-Corro's time on the lam has come to a close. The 47-year-old from Milwaukee, a double-murder suspect on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list who's been on the run for 16 years, was caught and arrested Thursday in Zapopan, Mexico, the FBI announced Friday,...

Parents of Oxford Suspect Caught After Manhunt

James and Jennifer Crumbley seemed 'distressed' when found in Detroit commercial building

(Newser) - The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan high school were caught early Saturday, several hours after a prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges against them, officials said. James and Jennifer Crumbley were captured in a commercial building in Detroit that housed artwork,...

Guy Spotted at Dodgers Game Wasn't Actually Fugitive

Authorities had sought public's help in search for John Ruffo, on the run for 23 years

(Newser) - Update: Sorry, it's not him. That's the final word from authorities on a mystery man spotted at a 2016 MLB game who looked just like a fugitive who's been on the run for 23 years. The US Marshals Service says the man seen in video footage at...

Local News Crew Spots Escaped Murder Suspect

Man was recaptured after Atlanta airport escape

(Newser) - A local TV news crew in Atlanta became part of the story Thursday night as they reported on an escaped murder suspect. WSB-TV reports that its reporter Matt Johnson and photojournalist Joe Booker were preparing their story on fugitive Jsaan Carlos Strover when the man ran past their truck and...

Suspect Is Arrested After Murders in NJ, NM

Sean Lannon was apprehended in St. Louis

(Newser) - A fugitive wanted in connection with a quadruple murder in New Mexico and a killing in New Jersey is now in custody. Sean Lannon, 47, was arrested in St. Louis Wednesday morning after a cross-country manhunt, CBS Philadelphia reports. He is accused of killing four people—including ex-wife Jennifer Lannon—...

Just Before Midnight, a Cell Check—and 6 Men Missing

Authorities on the hunt for 6 inmates who broke out of California jail

(Newser) - Cell check just before midnight Saturday at a California jail yielded an alarming find: six men missing, and now on the run. ABC News reports the inmates, all between the ages of 19 and 22, made their break over the weekend from the Merced County Downtown Jail by getting up...

South Korea's Biggest Manhunt Ever Is Over

Yoo Hyuk-kee, wanted after 2014 sinking of Sewol ferry, was nabbed at home in New York

(Newser) - He may not have been steering the ferry that sank six years ago in South Korean waters, but Yoo Hyuk-kee was nevertheless a wanted man. Now Yoo—also known as Keith Yoo—is in police custody in New York, accused with other family members of embezzling millions from the company...

On-the-Run Couple Sought in Case of 2 Missing Siblings
Couple Finally Found
in Case of 2 Missing Siblings
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Couple Finally Found in Case of 2 Missing Siblings

Lori Vallow, Chad Daybell caught in Hawaii, but there is no sign of the children

(Newser) - A couple sought by police for months has finally been located in Hawaii, but there's no sign of two missing siblings linked to them . Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell were pulled over in Kauai and briefly detained, reports East Idaho News . Police seized their rental SUV and executed a...

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