Sharman Stein

Aerial View Of Rikers Island (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Investigate Fire At Rikers Island That Left 4 Firefighters Injured

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.

07/11/2011

Rikers Island Officials Ask Scantily Clad Visitors To Cover Up

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.

06/22/2011