Protesters Call For Reform At 'Resist Rikers Rally'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.
Woman Indicted In Death Of Disabled 8-Year-Old Daughter In YonkersNicole Diggs, of the Bronx, was charged with one count of criminally negligent homicide and one count of endangering the welfare of a child in an indictment unsealed by the Westchester District Attorney's Office Wednesday.
Police: L.I. Woman Cited After Pit Bulls Found Emaciated, Chained To TreeOn Dec. 8, Officer James Johnson responded to a 911 call about two neglected pit bulls at a home on Lincoln Avenue in Deer Park, Suffolk County police said.
3 Arrested In NYC In 2 Separate Animal Cruelty CasesHumane Law Enforcement agents of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals apprehended the suspects, charging each with misdemeanor animal cruelty.