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Jail Escapees

Captured Hopkins County Escapees Back In Court

Two men accused of breaking out of an east Texas jail appeared before a judge today. Brian Allen Tucker and John Marlin King were arraigned on escape charges.

CBS 11–04/05/2013

A manhunt is underway for Hopkins County Jail escapees John Marlin King (L) and Brian Allen Tucker (R). (credit: Hopkins Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Hopkins County Jail Escapees Caught In Cooper, Texas

Two prisoners who broke out of the Hopkins County Jail on Tuesday are still on the loose as of Thursday, and authorities in the Sulphur Springs area have now expanded the search.

04/04/2013

Donald Greenlee (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Office)

Escaped Dallas County Inmate Recaptured

A felony burglary suspect who escaped the Dallas County Jail early Wednesday morning was back in custody nearly 24 hours after he jumped over a razor-wire fence and made a run for freedom.

04/04/2013

(credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Hunt Resumes For East Texas Jail Escapees

A capital murder suspect and convicted drug offender who escaped from a prison in East Texas on Tuesday morning have spent a very rainy night on the run.

04/03/2013

(credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Search Suspended For Hopkins County Escapees

Hopkins County officials will resume their search Wednesday for two inmates who escaped from the county jail in Sulphur Springs on Tuesday morning.

04/02/2013

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

‘Texas 7′ Member On Death Row Loses Appeal

One of the remaining notorious “Texas 7″ gang members on death row has lost a court appeal. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejected Randy Halprin’s claims challenging the validity of his conviction and death sentence.

03/20/2013

U.S. Border Patrol guards on an air boat navigating along the U.S. side of the Rio Bravo in search of illegal immigrants, as seen from Piedras Negras city, Coahuila state, Mexico. (credit: Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images)

130+ Inmates Escape From Prison On Texas Border

fficials said Tuesday they have found three inmates thought to have escaped through a tunnel at a northern Mexico border prison, lowering the number of escaped prisoners to 129.

09/18/2012

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

Leader Of Notorious Texas 7 Gang To Die Wednesday

George Rivas already was saddled with 17 life prison terms when he told a Dallas County jury he deserved death for organizing the largest-ever jailbreak from a Texas prison and then killing an Irving police office

02/28/2012

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

Two ‘Texas 7′ Fugitives Lose Federal Appeals

Two of the notorious “Texas 7″ prison escapees have lost federal court appeals, moving them a step closer to execution for killing an Irving police officer more than a decade ago after breaking out of a South Texas prison.

07/15/2011

Cop Killer Seeks Change in Death Penalty Sentence

One of the men on death row for the 2000 Christmas Eve murder of an Irving policeman thinks he got a raw deal at sentencing. 

10/01/2010