Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.
Bentsion Murakhovsky’s family is filing a civil lawsuit against Ihor Krutovskyi, who was arrested after they said they caught the aide abusing the 78-year-old stroke victim on a camera in their Rego Park, Queens home.
Kryzie King, 27, faces murder, assault, and attempted assault charges. She has pleaded not guilty.
The death of Myls Dobson – the 4-year-old boy who was found dead in a Midtown high-rise in January – was ruled a homicide by the New York City Medical Examiner’s office Thursday, according to a published report.
Nassau County and the county’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.
A caretaker pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday that she abused Myls Dobson, the 4-year-old boy who died in Midtown last month.
New York State is creating the nation’s first statewide system of courts to help prostitutes escape their lives of exploitation and violence, state Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced Wednesday.
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Julie Hermann was tapped for AD after a scandal surrounding the Rutgers men’s basketball head coach led to several firings.
“Based upon recently revealed information and a review of previously discovered issues, Rutgers has terminated the contract of Mike Rice,” the school’s athletic department tweeted Wednesday.
I can still remember the first practice. It was right before Mike Rice’s first season at Rutgers, and it was unlike anything I’d ever witnessed before.
Nine former residents of a shuttered orphanage in Fort Lee have filed a lawsuit claiming they were abused by employees of the home.
The charges were upgraded Friday against 19-year-old Frederico Bruno of Jersey City, following the baby’s death Tuesday.
Rafael Sosa, 29, allegedly had relations with the student on several occasions. He allegedly kissed her and touched her inappropriately.