New York Lawmakers Pushing 'Treatment Not Jails Act' -- More Comprehensive Support For Those In Legal SystemThe suspect in the recent attack on an Asian woman in Chinatown was no stranger to law enforcement. Alexander Wright's history of arrests is raising questions about what went wrong.
NYC Department Of Correction Capt. Rebecca Hillman Indicted In Suicide Death Of Inmate At The TombsIn state Supreme Court, the family of Ryan Wilson had to hear the details of his suicide at the complex last November, a death the family says could have been avoided.
Fugitive Christopher Buggs Captured After Being Mistakenly Released From Rikers Island In MarchChristopher Buggs, 26, was let out on March 8 due to a clerical error. He had been locked up and awaiting trial on murder and weapons charges since 2018.
11 Rikers Island Correction Officers Reportedly Injured After Week-Long String Of Attacks By InmatesThe Correction Officers' Benevolent Association says members of a gang are responsible for the attacks.
Attempted Murder Suspect Nikim Meekins Turns Himself In After Being Mistakenly Released From RikersMeekins, 22, was initially arrested on March 10 in connection to an attempted murder in May 2018.
Attempted Murder Suspect Nikim Meekins Mistakenly Released From Rikers 5 Days After ArrestMeekins, 22, was let out after a Bronx court clerk mistakenly marked him for release without bail.
4 Rikers Workers Suspended After Murder Suspect Christopher Buggs Mistakenly ReleasedPolice are still trying to track down Buggs and bring him back into custody.
NYPD: Murder Suspect Christopher Buggs Mistakenly Released From RikersBuggs was charged with killing a 55-year-old man in 2018 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Family Of Nicolas Feliciano, Teen Who Attempted Suicide At Rikers Island, Files 2 Lawsuits Against NYCThey say guards left the 19-year-old hanging for seven minutes before coming to his aid.
Rikers Island Correction Officer Stabbed While Trying To Break Up FightThe female officer was attacked Thursday morning.
NYC Closing Manhattan Detention Complex, Otis Bantum Correctional Center On Rikers IslandThe facilities currently house about 750 people combined.
Rikers Island Closure Could Be Delayed After Judge Rules City Can't Tear Down Manhattan Detention Complex, Build New JailThe mayor's $8 billion plan to close Rikers is incumbent upon replacing Rikers with a jail in every borough except Staten Island.
Off-Duty Correction Officer Fatally Shot In QueensSources say the victim had just left a party when he was gunned down.
De Blasio Further Restricts Use Of Solitary Confinement In NYC Jails, Calls For End To It Altogether"We have to go farther. So let's take the next step. Let's end solitary confinement altogether," he said.
17 Rikers Island Officers Face Discipline In Transgender Woman's DeathSeventeen corrections officers in New York City will face disciplinary action in connection with the death of a 27-year-old transgender woman who died at Rikers Island in 2019, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Three officers and one captain will be suspended without pay.