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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

Ken Conley

Escapee From Downtown Jail Plans To Plead Guilty

The second of two federal inmates who made a daring escape from the downtown Metropolitan Correctional Center last winter plans to plead guilty, his attorney said Wednesday.

08/21/2013

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

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

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