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Norman Seabrook

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

Union Boss Blasts Selection Of Incoming NYC Jails Commissioner Joseph Ponte

Norman 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.

04/03/2014

A view of buildings on Rikers Island penitentiary complex (file/credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

DA: 10 Correction Officers Indicted For Beating Of Rikers Inmate, Cover Up

One 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.

06/26/2013

Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Pool/Getty Images)

Ex-IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Released From Rikers Island Jail

Former 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.

05/20/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears in court for a bail hearing in his sexual assault case (credit: Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Granted $1 Million Bail In Alleged Assault On Hotel Maid

After 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.

05/19/2011

Former IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Emmanuel Dunand-Pool/Getty Images)

Strauss-Kahn To Resign IMF Post, May Get $1 Million Bail

The 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.

05/18/2011