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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

Dan Katula battles with the escaped bank robber Kenneth Conley. (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Father Fought Off Escapee Conley

CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli talked with a suburban father who bravely fought off Conley as he broke into the man’s home.

01/05/2013

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

Federal Escapee Caught

A federal prisoner who eluded authorities for more than two weeks after a daring escape from a Loop jail was caught Friday at a southwest suburban apartment complex, where he was trying to disguise himself as an older man.

01/04/2013

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

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