David Sweat

Deputy Tarsia Remembered
Area law enforcement officers, family and members of the community are remembering the death of a Broome County Sheriff’s Deputy 16 years ago.
No Sympathy
A state senator took to Twitter to slam a man convicted in the killing of a Broome County sheriff's deputy who now is reportedly refusing to eat at Attica state prison.
Prison Break Report
The New York State Inspector General’s Office is faulting the Clinton Correctional Facility for “chronic complacency and systematic failures” that allowed two killers to escape.
More Time for Sweat
The man who killed a Broome County Sheriff’s Deputy in 2002 will have to foot the bill for his escape from a maximum security prison in Northern New York last spring.
David Sweat in Court
David Sweat has been arraigned on three felony counts in connection with his escape from a maximum-security state prison. The 35-year-old Sweat made a brief appearance August 20 in Clinton County Court. Sweat did not enter a plea to two counts of escape and one count of promoting prison contraband...
Prison Workers Suspended
A dozen Clinton Correctional Facility employees have been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the escape of David Sweat and Richard Matt. The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced the action Tuesday morning...
Prison Survival Course?
David Sweat, one of the two killers who escaped from a maximum-security state prison, may have had an important advantage in living in the North Country while on the run. Sweat actually may have benefited from tips he learned from a prison wilderness survival course...
David Sweat Speaks
Former Broome County resident David Sweat is said to be speaking with police after his capture following his escape from a maximum-security state prison. Sweat was shot by a state trooper near the Canadian border Sunday afternoon, more than three weeks after he and Richard Matt broke out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora...

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