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Sweat moved back to max security prison

David Sweat was released on Sunday from Albany Medical Center and moved to Five Points Correctional, where he has been placed on suicide watch.

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Saranac graduation still celebrates after manhunt announcement

The Saranac High School graduation took place Friday, June 26 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse, coming just hours after the announcement of the death of Richard Matt, one of the two escaped Clinton Correctional Facility inmates.

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Dream big, Chazy Central Rural School graduates

A banner with the words ‘Been dreaming of this’ hung above the heads of 38 Chazy Central Rural School graduates Friday, June 26 during the school’s 97th annual commencement ceremony.

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Peru grads encouraged to take risks, spread wings and fly

Peru’s 2015 commencement Saturday, June 27 was all about butterflies.

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Beekmantown graduation 2015: 'Thank you, Google'

Beekmantown grads brings good memories and laughs to commencement

A humorous, cheerful bunch of Beekmantown seniors filed in two-by-two, some arm in arm, hand in hand and others who just danced their way to their seats for the commencement ceremony Friday, June 26 at 7 p.m.

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Retired army colonel to challenge Stefanik in ‘16

A retired Army colonel has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik in the 2016 election for the 21st Congressional District seat.

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New superintendent, procedures announced at Clinton Correctional

Just one day after a dozen prison staffers were placed on administrative leave, the state has announced a new superintendent and a number of policy changes.

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Wells, LaFountain extend Modified new winner streak to seven

Airborne Park Speedway added two more names to its list of J&S Steel Modified winners on Saturday, June 27, extending its streak to seven-straight races without a repeat visitor to victory lane.

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Superintendent, 11 others placed on leave in escape investigation

Three high-ranking officials at Clinton Correctional, including the superintendent, have been suspended alongside nine security staffers, the state announced on Tuesday.

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Guard charged in connection with escape appears in court

Gene Palmer, the guard arrested in connection with the inmate escape from maximum security prison earlier this month, has waived his right to a felony hearing.

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Sweat captured, authorities eager for answers

Remaining prison escapee David Sweat was shot by a state trooper and taken into custody on Sunday. Authorities are keen for answers.

Autopsy: Matt died from skull fractures, brain injuries

Richard Matt died from severe skull fractures and brain injuries after three gunshots to the head, according to his autopsy report.

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Search area expands as Sweat remains at large

Authorities continued their search Saturday for the lone surviving escaped convict on Saturday, expanding their search to a 22 square mile area south of Malone.

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Cough sealed escaped convict's fate

While searchers detected movement as they searched for a killer, it was a cough that sealed Richard Matt’s fate. He never even got to fire a shot, nor did he say a word, before his death.