FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a crash test of a 2002 Honda CR-V, one of the models subject to a recall to repair faulty air bags. Honda on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 said it will expand a recall of cars with Takata driver's side air bags to all 50 states. (AP Photo/Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, File)

Takata air bag recalls could expand to 7 more companies

Seven more companies including electric car maker Tesla Motors could be facing recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received last week from U.S. safety regulators.

FILE - In this July 28, 2015 file photo, Joyce Mitchell raises her hand during a court appearance in Plattsburgh, N.Y.  Mitchell, the former New York prison employee who helped two killers escape from a maximum-security prison in June, said in an interview that aired Monday, Sept. 14, on NBC's "Today" show that she was depressed at the time and the inmates took advantage of what she called her "weakness." (Rob Fountain/The Press-Republican via AP, Pool, File)

Prison worker who helped 2 killers escape gets up to 7 years

A former prison worker who said she was in “way over” her head when she helped two murderers escape from a maximum-security lockup by providing them with tools was sentenced Monday to up to seven years behind bars.

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Man gets probation for Facebook threats on Muncie police

The man was accused of posting ominous comments about Muncie police on Facebook, including about Muncie Police Chief Steve Stewart. An affidavit says Stamper wrote that he wanted 30 seconds with Stewart with “no cameras.”