In the week since New York City jail officials took the rare step of locking down four of Rikers Island’s largest facilities for 34 hours to stop gang violence, four inmates have been slashed and a fifth stabbed, according to jail statistics obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
Just days after she reported to prison, officials announced Thursday that reality TV star Teresa Giudice is slated for an early release.
A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday, after admitting to sexual contact with two 7-year-old girls in South Ozone Park, Queens.
The New York City Patrlomen’s Benevolent Association was outraged Monday, following reports that onetime “Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. was set to be released from prison after serving 10 years for a burglary that resulted in the death of an NYPD officer.
John Esposito, 64, was found shortly after a parole hearing, CBS 2 reported. It appears that he died of natural causes, according to the Department of Correction.
Essex County authorities believe an inmate found dead early Sunday might have been killed during a fight with his cellmate.
Organizers of the review effort say New York is only one of two states that has kept its age of adult criminal responsibility at 16, along with North Carolina.
Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., of Allentown, Pa., were sentenced Monday in Manhattan to three to nine years in prison. They were acquitted of sex trafficking.
Judge A. Kirke Bartley denied Anthony Marshall’s motion for a new trial and ordered that the 89-year-old appear before him on Friday afternoon to surrender and begin serving his time.
Stephen Finley is out of prison and was banned from working as a funeral director. But he’d recently gotten a job at Rosemount Memorial Park in Elizabeth at the crematory, the Newark Star-Ledger discovered.
A man was hit with the maximum sentence of 60 years in prison last week, after being convicted in the beating and burning death of a Bridgeport, Conn., woman.
Kerik pleaded guilty in late 2009 to charges that included tax fraud, making a false statement on a loan application and lying to the White House while he was being vetted to lead the cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security in 2004.
A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.
A Queens man has been sentenced to a total of 27 years in prison for the deadly shooting of teenager last year.
New York State is planning to close a prison in a pricey Manhattan neighborhood and one local politician is against the move.