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Sam Shepard — the brilliant playwright who won a Pulitzer Prize and also was nominated for an Oscar — has died. Sam had been battling with ALS and reportedly died Sunday peacefully in his Kentucky home. The website Broadway World reported he was…

Sam Shepard Dead at 73
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Alabama police are on the lookout for a prisoner on the run after a massive breakout Sunday night!

According to the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, one inmate still remains at large after twelve prisoners broke out of Walker County Jail.

Eleven prisoners have been captured, but Brady Andrew Kilpatrick (pictured above) — who was jailed for alleged drug offenses — is still out there.

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Off-duty officials have been enlisted in the hunt for the 24-year-old in the town of Jasper. Police asked downtown residents to stay indoors and turn on all outdoor lighting.

It is not clear how the inmates, including two prisoners who were serving time for attempted murder allegations, were able to escape.

There had been four prisoners on the run, but on Monday police captured Larry Inman Jr., jailed for two counts of receiving stolen property; Christopher Michael Smith, in jail for attempted murder; and Ethan Howard Pearl, jailed for obstructing government operations and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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The other inmates who were recaptured are Steven Blake Lamb, 28, Michael Adam McGuff, 30, Johnny Richard Hunter, 26, Christopher Cole Spain, 18, Kristopher Keith Secrest, 20, Quadrekas Latoddrick Key, 21, Timothy Chaz Cooper, 28, and Steven Sanford Hartley, 27.

Prison officials are investigating how the inmates escaped. The sheriff’s office said a $500 reward is being offered for information regarding Kilpatrick’s whereabouts.

Read the department’s full post (below).

[Image via Walker County Sheriff’s Office.]

TWELVE Inmates Escape From Alabama Prison — And One Man Is Still On The Run!
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Sam Shepard Dead – Actor & Playwright Passes Away at 73

Sam Shepard, famous playwright as well as an accomplished actor and director, passed away at his home in Kentucky on Sunday (July 30) after battling ALS, the New York Times reports. He was 73.

A gifted playwright, he wrote forty-four in his lifetime, along with essays, books of short stories, and memoirs. He won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for the play Buried Child. In addition to his career as a writer, Sam was an accomplished actor and he was nominated for an Oscar for his work in 1983′s The Right Stuff.

Recently, Sam was featured in the Netflix series Bloodline in the role of Robert Rayburn. Other notable works include August: Osage County, Black Hawk Down, The Notebook, The Pelican Brief, and dozens more.

Our thoughts are with Sam‘s loved ones during this difficult time. He is survived by his two kids and his sisters.

Sam Shepard Dead – Actor & Playwright Passes Away at 73
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