By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
At least eight inmates bolted the district jail of the Bureau and Management and Penology in Gumaca, Quezon, before dawn Tuesday, police said. But a radio report, quoting Gumaca Mayor Erwin Caralian, said that one of the escapees had been recaptured by the police.
A small plane smashed into a Colorado home Monday, but the pilot was able to walk away and no one else was injured, US authorities said.
By Edwin O. Fernandez
An Indian national abducted in Maguindanao last month succeeded in outsmarting his keepers and escaped from captivity Friday in a remote town in Lanao del Sur, the police reported Monday.
Security forces regained control of a crowded prison Friday in western Indonesia where inmates set fires and started a deadly riot that left five people dead and hundreds of prisoners, including convicted terrorists, on the loose, officials said.
Ten of 40 mentally ill patients who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, have been returned to the facility, officials said Monday.