Protesters in the Bronx pleaded for action on Oct. 19 as the inmate death toll on Rikers Island reaches horrendous heights.
Bronx man Victor Mercado, who had been held at Rikers Island since July, died Friday shortly after a judge granted him ...
The 64-year-old man, who had underlying health problems, died at a hospital shortly after a judge granted his release, his ...
A Bronx man held at Rikers Island on a weapons charge became the 13th inmate of the beleaguered correctional facility to die ...
The Department of Corrections says a 13th inmate has died while in custody on Rikers Island. Officials say 64-year-old Victor ...
Another person has died following a suicide attempt before he was set to be sent to New York City’s main jail complex where ...
A Big Apple inmate died on Monday — bringing the total number of detainees to die in Department of Correction custody this ...
NEW YORK - A man held at Rikers Island has died shortly after a judge granted him emergency release, the man's attorney said.
Compassionate release came too late for COVID-19 infected Rikers Island inmate Victor Mercado, 64. “It’s crazy the way they ...
We take an in-depth look at the growing humanitarian crisis at the world’s largest jail complex, Rikers Island in New York ...
There have been five suicides and seven additional deaths this year City’s notorious jail complex ...
New York City officials have confirmed another death of a detainee in the city’s jail system as the crisis at Rikers Island ...