Former prison worker Joyce Mitchell pleaded guilty this week in relation to her role in the sensational June escape of two inmates in upstate New York. As part of her plea, she submitted detailed statements of her involvement with the convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt.
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WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton on Tuesday called the trio of Planned Parenthood videos released by anti-abortion activists "disturbing," but both she and fellow Democratic 2016 hopeful Bernie Sanders are defending the controversial women's health organization.
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On the 58th day of his son's capital murder trial, Robert Holmes took the witness stand on Tuesday and repeatedly tried to make eye contact with the mentally ill young man he still calls "Jimmy."
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The parents of Colorado movie rampage gunman James Holmes are expected to address the punishment phase of his trial on Tuesday and plead for the life of their son, who they say is mentally ill and not to blame for what he did.
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A prison seamstress pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping two murderers escape from a maximum security prison in upstate New York last month. Joyce Mitchell, 51, faces up to seven years for her role in the daring breakout by inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat from Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6.
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