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Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Jail Escapee Tells Judge To ‘Stick It’ At Sentencing

Kenneth Conley will be in federal prison for an extra 3 1/2 years, thanks to his daring 2012 escape from a federal lockup, the Sun-Times is reporting.

02/24/2014

Michael David Eliot (Michigan Department of Corrections)

Escaped Michigan Prisoner Captured In Indiana

A convicted murderer who slipped out of a Michigan prison Sunday, sparking a multi-state manhunt, has been captured in LaPorte County, Ind.

02/03/2014

Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robber Pleads Guilty To Escape From Loop Jail

Kenneth Conley changed his plea in U.S. District Court Monday after negotiating a plea agreement with prosecutors.

10/21/2013

Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robber Who Escaped Federal Jail Gets 20 Years For Heist

When Kenneth Conley was nearly caught two weeks after a daring jail break last winter, he allegedly told the FBI, “It happened once — what makes you think it won’t happen again?” Now, he’ll have plenty of time to try.

05/29/2013

Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robber Indicted For Escape From Federal Jail

Conley was charged with escaping from the MCC on Dec. 18, 2012 with his cellmate Joseph Jose Banks by scaling 17 floors down the side of the jail on a rope made of bedsheets and other material, according to the FBI.

01/17/2013

Joseph "Jose" Banks escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Escape Charge Dropped Against Bank Robber Who Fled Federal Jail

Escape charges have been dropped against a convicted bank robber who climbed out of a high-rise jail in downtown Chicago.

01/03/2013

Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Escaped Bank Robber Likely Has Left Chicago Area

The FBI said Wednesday they believe Kenneth Conley, the federal inmate who – along with his cellmate – made a dramatic escape from the Metropolitan Correctional Center last week has likely left the Chicago area.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2012

Some sort of harness dangles on the end of a makeshift rope outside the MCC. (CBS)

Supt. McCarthy Wants To Talk With Feds About MCC

McCarthy says he wants to talk with federal authorities about security at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in the wake of this week’s dramatic escape from the downtown facility.

12/21/2012

Joseph "Jose" Banks escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

One Of Two Escaped Bank Robbers Captured; Second Still On The Run

One of two convicted bank robbers who escaped from the federal jail in downtown Chicago this week was captured Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2012

Jose Banks and Kenneth Conley (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Surveillance Video Shows Jail Escapees Getting Into Cab

Two convicted bank robbers remained at large on Wednesday, the day after a brazen escape from the federal jail in the Loop.

12/19/2012

Tim Robbins takes in the sweet, sweet moisture droplets of freedom in 'Shawshank Redemption' (Credit: Columbia Pictures)

Horrible Horoscopes: Aquarius

Aquarius! Crawl out the metaphorical slit your jailers call a window, down that imaginary rope made of your hopes, dreams and bed sheets, and live your life!

12/18/2012

Some sort of harness dangles on the end of a makeshift rope outside the MCC. (CBS)

Two Inmates Rappel 15 Stories To Escape From Federal Jail In Loop

Two inmates escaped Tuesday morning from the federal jail in the Loop, using bedsheets tied together to rappel 15 floors to the ground.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2012

Officers Shoot Dog

Man Sics Dog On Officers Serving Warrant, Escapes

Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2012

Alex Bell

Prisoner Found After Escaping From Stroger Hospital

Authorities have located and apprehended a prisoner shortly after he escaped from Stroger Hospital of Cook County Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

(CBS Local)

Teen Houdini Busts Out Of Handcuffs, Escapes Police Station

Police were searching for a 15-year-old drug suspect who they say managed a great escape from his handcuffs – and out of the District 11 police station.

05/04/2012

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Special Prosecutor May Probe Death Of Lake County Jail Inmate

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s office wants a special prosecutor to look into the death of jail inmate.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Jamall Allen, 20, escaped from Cook County Jail on Jan. 22, 2012. He was captured about six hours later. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Inmate Escapes County Jail, Captured 6 Hours Later

An escape at the Cook County Jail on Sunday put the entire building on lockdown and left officers wondering one question: why?

CBS Chicago–01/22/2012

Fire Graphic

Three Escape House Fire In Elgin

Three people escaped a house fire in northwest suburban Elgin on Sunday.

01/16/2012

Cesar Sanchez (IDOC/Will County Sheriff's Dept.)

Inmate Who Escaped, Hid In Port-A-Potty Dies In Custody

A man who made headlines in December for briefly escaping authorities has now died in federal custody.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

William Blankenship III

Handcuffed Suspect Breaks Free, Steals Police Car In Indiana

A manhunt continued Wednesday for a fugitive who escaped from custody while handcuffed and stole a police squad car full of weapons in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

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