Mayor De Blasio Announces Emergency Plan For Rikers Island After Wave Of ViolenceCity lawmakers visited the jail Monday, describing scenes of violence, health hazards and deteriorating conditions.
Nonprofit Exalt Providing Second Chance And Roadmap To Productive Life For NYC Teenagers In Trouble With The LawTeenagers in trouble with the law are being given a chance to turn their lives around, thanks to a nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of court-involved youth.
Judge: New York Must Offer COVID Vaccinations For InmatesActivists say those incarcerated should have had access to vaccines weeks ago, when others living in congregate settings became eligible.
Michael Cohen Released From Prison, Returns To New York City HomeCohen was first informed in April that after a 14-day quarantine, he would serve the remainder of his term at home due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, CBS News reports.
Michael Cohen Released From Upstate Federal Prison Amid Coronavirus PandemicCohen is being let out early after 14 inmates and seven staff members at the federal prison in Otisville tested positive for coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Rikers Island Rate Of Infection 7 Times Higher Than Citywide, Legal Aid SaysThe Legal Aid Society warns if the pandemic continues at this pace, the entire local jail population will be infected within a matter of weeks.
Coronavirus Update: New Jersey Releasing Some Inmates To Slow The SpreadProsecutors can file objections to the release of specific inmates, and those who are released will have to abide by any restrictions as part of their probation.
'Most Wanted' Reputed L.I. Gang Member Sentenced To Life In PrisonJuan Elias Garcia, a former MS-13 gang member involved in the 2010 killing of his 19-year-old girlfriend and her toddler son has been sentenced to life in prison.
5 Inmates Stabbed, Slashed Following Lockdown At Rikers Island FacilitiesIn the week since New York City jail officials took the rare step of locking down four of Rikers Island's largest facilities for 34 hours to stop gang violence, four inmates have been slashed and a fifth stabbed, according to jail statistics obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
Reality TV Star Teresa Giudice Slated For Early Release From PrisonJust days after she reported to prison, officials announced Thursday that reality TV star Teresa Giudice is slated for an early release.
14 Years In Prison For Man Who Sexually Assaulted 7-Year-Old Girls In QueensA man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday, after admitting to sexual contact with two 7-year-old girls in South Ozone Park, Queens.
Former 'Sopranos' Actor Brancato Set To Be Released From PrisonThe New York City Patrlomen’s Benevolent Association was outraged Monday, following reports that onetime “Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. was set to be released from prison after serving 10 years for a burglary that resulted in the death of an NYPD officer.
Man Convicted In Katie Beers Abduction Found Dead In Cell At Sing SingJohn Esposito, 64, was found shortly after a parole hearing, CBS 2 reported. It appears that he died of natural causes, according to the Department of Correction.
Authorities: Essex Prisoner's Death SuspiciousEssex County authorities believe an inmate found dead early Sunday might have been killed during a fight with his cellmate.
Nassau DA Voices Support For Review Into Charging Teens As AdultsOrganizers of the review effort say New York is only one of two states that has kept its age of adult criminal responsibility at 16, along with North Carolina.