The Investigation Discovery Channel show “I Almost Got Away With It” recently featured me in an hour long profile about Dennis Wayne Hope, Texas most notorious escapee from a state jail and a prison. Hope is the real life “Cool Hand Luke”.
Here’s the story behind the story. In 1994, I covered Hope’s escape from the Texas prison system and the manhunt that followed. Dennis talked to me inside the Dallas County Jail after his capture by fugitive hunters from … Continue Reading »