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NYC Correction Officer Charged With Assault, Robbery

An off-duty New York City correction officer was arrested early Sunday on robbery and assault charges.

12/01/2013

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3 City Employees Arrested On Drunken Driving Charges

Three city employees – including a police officer – were arrested on drunken driving charges during the Fourth of July holiday Thursday.

07/05/2013

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Correction Officer Charged With Strangulation, Obstruction Of Breathing

A New York City correction officer was facing multiple charges Sunday, including strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.

05/05/2013

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2 Correctional Officers Arrested In Separate Cases

Two New York City correctional officers were arrested in separate incidents this weekend.

04/21/2013

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Second Inmate Escape This Week, Jermaine Logan, 27, Slipped Out Of Cuffs In The Bronx

On Friday night police recaptured escaped murder suspect Brandon Santana. Santana overpowered a police officer on Thursday night at the 78th precinct while he was being escorted to the bathroom.

01/26/2013

New Jersey Corrections officers Joe Milutin (L) and Bob Healey (R) won over $3 million in damages in their reverse discrimination suit. (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: N.J. Jury Rules Black Supervisors Discriminated Against White Corrections Officers

The outcome of the lawsuit is seen as a big win for corrections officers Joe Milutin and Bob Healey. Both were awarded over $3 million in damages.

09/06/2012

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John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole

John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said.

08/23/2012

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Charges Dismissed Against NJ Corrections Officers

All charges have been dismissed against six New Jersey corrections officers accused of beating inmates at the Essex County Jail two years ago.

01/15/2012

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Officials Investigate Fire At Rikers Island That Left 4 Firefighters Injured

Four firefighters suffered minor injuries and 200 inmates had to be relocated after a fire broke out in an air conditioning room on Rikers Island.

07/11/2011

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Dept. Of Corrections Asking Officers To Report ASAP

The New York City Department of Correction is asking that all uniformed staff report to work as soon as possible, regardless of normal schedule.

12/27/2010

John Gotti is seen in New York City - Jan 24, 1990 - Photo: MARK CARDWELL/AFP/Getty Images

Reputed Gotti Hitman Dies In Upstate NY Prison

A spokeswoman for the state Department of Corrections confirmed that 71-year-old Anthony Rampino died Monday at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Hartford.

12/21/2010

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Rap Star Lil Wayne Released From Rikers

Lil Wayne has been freed from jail after serving eight months in a gun case, emerging with a hot new album, well-wishes from a former president and a deepened appreciation for his fans.

11/04/2010