Coronavirus Update: Boro Pres, Union Demand Better Protections For Rikers Correction OfficersRikers Island and other local jails have been hit especially hard by the coronavirus outbreak.
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: NYC Working To Increase Testing, Add Hospital BedsAs coronavirus cases continue to surge in New York City, leaders fear hospitals may run out of beds. Officials are working on creative solutions to make more space.
Harvey Weinstein Back At Bellevue Hospital After Complaining Of Chest PainsThe disgraced Hollywood mogul was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison.
Convicted Rapist Harvey Weinstein Injured After Fall At Rikers IslandA spokesman tells CBS2 the former movie mogul stumbled Sunday without his walker, and has throbbing head pain.
Convicted Rapist Harvey Weinstein Transferred From Hospital To Rikers IslandThe former movie producer had been at Bellevue Hospital since his conviction last month on third degree rape and criminal sex act charges.
6 Rikers Island Guards Accused Of Taking Bribes To Smuggle Contraband To InmatesProsecutors say the guards received thousands of dollars to get the contraband past security.
Warrant Dropped Against Teen Who Attempted Suicide At Rikers IslandNicholas Feliciano was arrested on a parole violation and placed at Rikers Island 10 days before his suicide attempt.
Rikers Guards Suspended After Inmate Reportedly Tried To Hang HimselfDepartment of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann said three guards and one captain are now under investigation and could face disciplinary action.
Rikers Island Correction Officer Attacked By Inmate With Piece Of Wood, Police SayThe officer was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Westchester Woman Suing NYC, Claims She Was Assaulted, Robbed As She Waited To Pay Son's BailA mother desperate to free her only child from a Manhattan jail believes she was set up by city workers.
Here's How The Plan To Close Rikers Island Is Supposed To WorkThe plan centers around the city's ability to drastically decrease the jail population from about 7,000 now to 3,300 inmates.
De Blasio Downplays O'Neill's Concerns About Closing Rikers"His job, by definition, to be worried about how we keep crime down," de Blasio said.
City Council Approves Controversial Plan To Replace Rikers With Borough-Based JailsAdvocates of the $8.7 billion plan say the smaller jails will encourage rehabilitation by moving inmates closer to their families and attorneys.
NYPD's O'Neill: Rikers Plan Is 'Going To Put New Yorkers At Risk'The City Council vote to close Rikers Island and open four small community jails with a greatly reduced capacity has the NYPD's top cop afraid the city won't be as safe.