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US Prison Worker Pleads Guilty to Helping Murderers Escape

A U.S. prison worker pleaded guilty Tuesday of smuggling hacksaw blades and drill bits in frozen hamburger meat to two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape last month from a maximum-security prison in New York state. Joyce Mitchell, 51, a seamstress at the prison near the U.S.-Canadian border, wore a black-and-white prison jumpsuit and wiped away tears as she pleaded guilty to two charges that carry up to a seven-year prison term. She will be sentenced in September. District...

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