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Convicts escape from Metropolitan Correctional Center

The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of two convicted robbers who rappelled down the side of a high-rise federal jail in the South Loop, scurrying some 15 floors to freedom on a rope made of bedsheets.

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The second inmate who made a daring escape last month from a high-rise federal jail in the South Loop was captured today in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, according to law enforcement sources.

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Kenneth Conley, 38, escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago. Inmate Joseph “Jose” Banks also escaped but was already caught. (FBI photo)

Garry talks about one of the two prisoners who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center and is now having some of the charges dropped, at least for now.


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Jose Banks (FBI photo)

One of the bank robbers who used bed sheets to escape from jail this week has been captured.

Garry talks about the prisoners who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center.


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Joseph “Jose” Banks, 37, and Kenneth Conley, 38, escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago early Tuesday. (Handout photos)

Chicago Tribune reporter Annie Sweeney joins Mike to discuss the two convicts that recently escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center.


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Joseph “Jose” Banks, 37, and Kenneth Conley, 38, escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago early Tuesday. (Handout photos)

Police are searching for 2 prison runaways who may be armed and have access to half a million dollars.

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