Protesters Call For Reform At 'Resist Rikers Rally'Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.
Home Health Aide Accused Of Abusing Queens Stroke PatientBentsion Murakhovsky's family is filing a civil lawsuit against Ihor Krutovskyi, who was arrested after they said they caught the aide abusing the 78-year-old stroke victim on a camera in their Rego Park, Queens home.
Charges Upgraded To Murder In Death Of 4-Year-Old Myls DobsonKryzie King, 27, faces murder, assault, and attempted assault charges. She has pleaded not guilty.
Death Of 4-Year-Old Myls Dobson Ruled A HomicideThe death of Myls Dobson – the 4-year-old boy who was found dead in a Midtown high-rise in January – was ruled a homicide by the New York City Medical Examiner’s office Thursday, according to a published report.
Reports Of Animal Cruelty On The Rise In Nassau CountyNassau County and the county's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.
Caretaker Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Of Abusing 4-Year-Old Myls DobsonA caretaker pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday that she abused Myls Dobson, the 4-year-old boy who died in Midtown last month.
New York State Sets Up Court System To Help Prostitutes Escape LivesNew York State is creating the nation’s first statewide system of courts to help prostitutes escape their lives of exploitation and violence, state Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced Wednesday.
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Seen At 11: New Technology Can Expose Evidence In Abuse CasesA new crime fighting weapon can identify and even save victims of abuse, exposing evidence that is not visible to the naked eye and helping put abusers behind bars.
New Rutgers Athletic Director Denies Allegations Of Past Abuse Julie Hermann was tapped for AD after a scandal surrounding the Rutgers men's basketball head coach led to several firings.
Rutgers Fires Coach Mike Rice After Practice Video Prompts Outcry"Based upon recently revealed information and a review of previously discovered issues, Rutgers has terminated the contract of Mike Rice," the school's athletic department tweeted Wednesday.
Rothstein: I've Never Seen Anything Like The Rice Situation At RutgersI can still remember the first practice. It was right before Mike Rice's first season at Rutgers, and it was unlike anything I'd ever witnessed before.
Lawsuit Accuses Former Workers Of Shuttered Fort Lee Orphanage Of AbuseNine former residents of a shuttered orphanage in Fort Lee have filed a lawsuit claiming they were abused by employees of the home.
Charges Upgraded Against Man Accused Of Shoving Ex-Girlfriend And Baby Out WindowThe charges were upgraded Friday against 19-year-old Frederico Bruno of Jersey City, following the baby's death Tuesday.
Teacher At P.S. 208 Arrested For Alleged Sex Abuse Of An 8-Year-OldRafael Sosa, 29, allegedly had relations with the student on several occasions. He allegedly kissed her and touched her inappropriately.