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A harness and the end of a rope dangles Tuesday from a window of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago. Two convicted bank robbers used a knotted rope made from bedsheets to escape from their lockup cell, which was 20 stories above the ground. They were still at large Wednesday night. (Associated Press)

A harness and the end of a rope dangles Tuesday from a window of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago. Two convicted bank robbers used a knotted rope made from bedsheets to escape from their lockup cell, which was 20 stories above the ground. They were still at large Wednesday night. (Associated Press)

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