Lawmakers Demand Investigation After Brooklyn Prisoners Left Without Lights, HeatVisiting hours were supposed to resume Monday, but were cancelled while authorities investigate a credible bomb threat.
Power, Heat Finally Restored At Brooklyn JailAfter days of protests, the lights finally came back on at the federally run Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.
Facing Mounting Criticism, Feds Say Jail In Brooklyn Will Have Power Back By MondayMayor Bill de Blasio said the federal Bureau of Prisons has "massively failed" the inmates at Metropolitan Detention Center, many of whom have been without heat or power for a week.
Lawyers: New York City Inmates Stuck In Dark, Freezing CellsHundreds of inmates at a federal jail in New York City have spent days in cold, dark cells amid frigid weather and without access to visitors or email, attorneys for the inmates said Friday.
3 Federal Correction Officers Charged With Sexually Abusing Inmates In Brooklyn PrisonThree correction officers have been indicted on charges they sexually abused female inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison in Brooklyn.
Jail Guard Who Conceived Cop Killer's Baby Says She Also Had Sex With Co-Workers, Another InmateThe allegations of a broader, behind-the-scenes sex scandal that created potential security risks are contained in a document Gonzalez's attorneys prepared before she was sentenced last month to a year in prison.
Rapper Ja Rule Moved To Brooklyn Jail Ahead Of ReleaseThe 36-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York last week after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession and went straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.