Two Canadian Inmates Escape via Hijacked Helicopter in Daring Mid-Day Prison Break

Taylor Berman · 03/17/13 10:25PM

Taking their cues from direct-to-DVD action movies, two inmates broke out of a Quebec prison today by climbing a rope to a hijacked helicopter hovering above the jail's yard. Quebec provincial police later arrested three people 30 miles from St. Jerome prison, including one of the inmates, 36-year-old Benjamin Hudon-Barbeau. The other escaped inmate, 33-year-old Danny Provencal, is currently "surrounded," according to police.

This is What a Real Jail Escape Looks Like

Max Read · 07/10/11 01:09PM

If you ever need to escape from the Walker County Jail in Huntsville, Texas, this is the video you want to watch. Trent Archie managed to fight his way out—his fellow inmate, Davis McLeskey, wasn't quite so lucky—by telling officers he needed to use the phone and then attacking an officer and forcing his way through the door. (Archie's since been re-arrested.) It's a bit less involved than Prison Break, but at least it doesn't take 22 goddamn episodes. [ABC]

Yellow-Bellied Matador Arrested for Fleeing Angry Bull

Jeff Neumann · 06/15/10 07:29AM

A young Mexican matador was arrested for breach of contract Sunday after he dropped his cape and fled the horns of a raging half-ton bull. After his release he said, "I didn't have the balls, this is not my thing."

The Amazing, Escaping Beagle

Allison Oldfather · 11/30/09 10:00AM

Watch this beagle claws its way to the top if a cage and jump to freedom.