More Rikers Island inmates have killed themselves this year than the last five combined, according to city data.
Rikers Island has seen more inmate suicides this year than the past five combined yet only a fraction of uniformed staff have ...
A federal jury delivered a guilty-on-all-counts verdict Thursday against a former corrections officer who kicked an inmate at Rikers Island to death in 2012. MANHATTAN (CN) — Former Rikers Island ...
Rikers Island was thrown into lockdown Friday morning when an inmate escaped from his cell and tried to boost a jail staffer’s car, officials and sources told The Post. Correction officials ...
A correction officer who has been working constant 16-hour days at Rikers Island for the past year was ... “As I was talking to another inmate who was inside the cell, Ventura ran up behind ...
The city further limited isolation Tuesday — two years and a day after Layleen Polanco’s death on Rikers Island. But her sister and other inmate advocates are slamming de Blasio for not fully ...
The deaths this year of 14 people held on Rikers Island and recent reports of inhumane conditions have renewed attention on ...
EAST ELMHURST, Queens — A fire at Rikers Island on Friday night that injured ... Authorities said one inmate and two firefighters suffered minor injuries. Three correction officers and two ...
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At least 12 people have died this year inside of New York City’s notorious Rikers ... of his death.” Fourteen local lawmakers who visited the jail complex in September said they were shocked by the ...
Fire officials say two officers and an inmate were injured by a fire that broke out at Rikers Island. Authorities say the fire broke out around 8:15 p.m. Friday in the infirmary of the facility.
At least 12 people have died this year inside of New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail complex ... The mother of Rikers inmate Brandon Rodriguez, 25, said she learned of her son ...
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