Rikers Island Guards Sue NYC, Saying Policy Changes Have Led To Uptick In ViolenceThe city and its officials have "created a substantial and imminent risk that Correction Officers will continue to be seriously injured — or even killed," the lawsuit alleges.
Rikers Guard Punched In Face By Inmate, Authorities SayThe Department of Corrections said the guard was punched in the face several times by the inmate on Friday night.
Rikers Inmates Prepare Holiday Meals For Homeless, Others In NeedMany of the city's needy will have a hot meal this Thanksgiving, thanks to the inmates at Rikers.
DA: 63 Members Of Rival Street Gangs Indicted In East Harlem Crackdown Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly say the crimes date back to at least 2009. They include three murders and more than 30 shootings as well as assaults and gun trafficking.