Exclusive: NYC Correction Union President Blames Mayor For Prison Fire Safety HazardsA dire warning has been issued from the head of the city correction union -- fix the jails, Mr. Mayor, or people will die.
Correction Officers Union Head Upset About City Plan To Use Queens Facility For TrainingNorman Seabrook, president of the New York City Correction Officer's Benevolent Association, said Wednesday the Kew Gardens facility is dilapidated, too small and has no training equipment.
Union Boss Blasts Selection Of Incoming NYC Jails Commissioner Joseph PonteNorman Seabrook said Thursday in a fiery press conference that the Department of Correction doesn't need a non-New Yorker known as a reformer to run city jails.
DA: 10 Correction Officers Indicted For Beating Of Rikers Inmate, Cover UpOne by one, seven corrections officers and three supervisors entered a plea of not guilty to the 53-count indictment in the beating of Jamal Lightfoot.
Ex-IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Released From Rikers Island JailFormer International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from Rikers Island Friday, trading his prison cell for house arrest at his apartment on 71 Broadway in Lower Manhattan.
Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Granted $1 Million Bail In Alleged Assault On Hotel MaidAfter just one more night at Rikers Island, Strauss-Kahn will be put under house arrest in a posh Manhattan apartment being rented by his wife.
Strauss-Kahn To Resign IMF Post, May Get $1 Million BailThe head of the International Monetary Fund has court hearing scheduled Thursday morning. He could post $1 million bail and subject himself to electronic monitoring while remaining in New York City.