Prosecutors said Michael McKie, 33, and Khalid Nelson, 37, ran what became known at Rikers as “the Program” in which inmates were directed to assault other prisoners to keep order in the cell blocks.
The former television producer who spent months in jail for trying to blackmail David Letterman in 2009 has a new job.
At WCBS Newsradio 880, we’ve been counting down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. Number 8, suggested by a listener on our Facebook page, is the most horrific story most of us can remember covering.
It’s charged that since 2006, Andrew Goodman, who worked for Jewish social service agencies, sexually abused one boy aged 11 to 15, and another, age 13 to 16, while recording the activity on a webcam
The Howard Beach woman was acquitted of murder after she shot her husband 11 times with his two guns, a revolver and a Glock, in February 2008.
After 12 days in Rikers Island, Barbara Sheehan is now free on bail.
Sheehan’s attorney, Michael Dowd, said he is unsure if his client can use the $1 million bail she already put up for the murder charge or if she must come up with another million.
In day three of cross-examination, Sheehan nearly collapsed on the stand after the prosecutor confronted her with one of the guns used in the murder of her husband and asked her to demonstrate how she shot him.
Four firefighters suffered minor injuries and 200 inmates had to be relocated after a fire broke out in an air conditioning room on Rikers Island.
Prosecutors and Owes’ lawyer said they expected her to plead guilty July 7 and be freed sometime in September to finish her senior year of high school and prepare for college.
The city Department of Correction spent $5,000 on 800 extra-extra-large neon shirts to be worn by visitors wearing gang symbols, swimwear or short skirts, among other attire.
With armed guards and cameras watching his every move, former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn remained holed up Sunday in a pricey high-rise while he awaits a more permanent location for house arrest in his sexual assault case.
Residents of a luxury building in New York City say they wouldn’t know former IMF president Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under house arrest there if it weren’t for the media frenzy outside
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.
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.