Joseph Banks

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One Fugitive Caught After Daring 17-Story Escape

Joseph Banks nabbed, but Kenneth Conley remains at large

(Newser) - One of two convicted bank robbers who made a daring escape from a high-rise prison in Chicago on Tuesday—scaling down 17 stories using bedsheets—was captured late last night, reports the Sun-Times . Joseph "Jose" Banks was caught unarmed in northern Chicago around 11:30pm. The manhunt continues for... More »

Escaped Convict Told Judge: 'You'll Hear From Me'

Fellow escapee's mother offers police a lead

(Newser) - The bank robbers who scaled the side of a high-rise Chicago prison are still eluding police, though officials have an informant: The mother of one of the men says they visited her in the suburbs. Kenneth Conley's mom told the pair she couldn't help them. "Then she... More »

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