Brian Mann appears in the following:
Monday, June 15, 2015
Mitchell is accused of supplying the inmates with saw blades and other contraband that helped them escape. With the costly manhunt still underway, new details are emerging about how the plot unfolded.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Brian Mann, Adirondack bureau chief for North Country Public Radio, updates us with the latest news on the convicts who escaped from prison in northern New York.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
The first time I went inside Clinton Correctional Facility was more than a decade ago.
I was there to do a story about the architecture and history of this maximum security prison, built in the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York in the 1840s. It was a rare glimpse of ...
Thursday, June 11, 2015
The search in northern New York and Vermont for two convicted murderers who escaped from a maximum security prison is taking place in some of the most rugged terrain in the country.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Two convicts escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility, a prison nicknamed Little Siberia. Here we explore how such prisons are designed and constructed.
Monday, June 08, 2015
The search continues for two convicted murderers who escaped from a maximum-security facility in upstate New York on Saturday.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
General Electric is entering the final year of a billion-dollar cleanup of PCB-contaminated water. The project was once controversial — now, even some early critics are asking for it to be continued.
Friday, May 08, 2015
Once closed to the public, adventure seekers can now explore a wild stretch of New York state's Hudson and Opalescent Rivers.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The iconic orange roofs of Howard Johnson's restaurants were once fixtures of the American highway. But the chain faded in the '80s. The 60-year-old location in Lake Placid, N.Y., closed Tuesday.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Hundreds of 16- and 17-year-olds are serving time in New York's adult prisons, including Rikers Island. A new proposal would raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
It's been a bitter cold month in the Northeast. This audio postcard is from a snowshoe trip to New York's Adirondack Mountains, on a day so frigid that the trees were cracking and popping.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
A commission report this week found that incarcerated young people — most of them black and Hispanic — face a high risk of assault and victimization behind bars and an increased risk of suicide.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The disease known as white-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats, but scientists are seeing hopeful signs that some bat colonies are recovering.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Snow is a big part of the culture and the joy of life in Upstate New York. Because of this week's storm, some of the region's ski resorts are already open for business.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Small-town startups often struggle to attract serious investors. But efforts are under way to help entrepreneurs outside the urban beltway find financing.
Friday, July 04, 2014
One year has passed since an American train derailed and exploded in a small Canadian town, killing 47 people and igniting debate over rail safety and oil shipment. Much of the town r...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Andrew Cuomo says funding prison college classes will cut recidivism rates. But critics say it's unfair to pay for prisoners' educations while middle-class families struggle with college costs.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
New York made sweeping changes this week to the way prisons use solitary confinement.
The deal, signed by a federal judge on Wednesday, was prompted by a federal lawsuit filed by critics who say thousands of inmates — some of them pregnant or mentally ill — are being held for ...