Mayor-Elect Adams Names Louis Molina Next Department Of Correction CommissionerAdams and Molina made waves when asked about future plans for solitary confinement on Rikers Island.
Rikers Island Reports 2nd Inmate Death In Less Than A WeekThere have been 16 deaths involving detainees this year. Fourteen of them were people in custody on Rikers Island.
Malcolm Boatwright Becomes 15th Rikers Island Detainee To Die While In Custody This YearHe becomes the 15th detainee to die in custody during what's become the deadliest year since 2016, when thousands more inmates were housed at the jail complex.
Lawsuit Filed Against Transfer Of Women, Including Transgender Women, From Rikers Island To State PrisonThe plaintiffs say they have suffered assaults and sexual abuse.
Rikers Island Federal Monitor Finds 'Conditions Have Progressively And Substantially Worsened'In recent months, state and local leaders have attempted to alleviate conditions at the city's jail complex. 
Federal Hearing Focused On Conditions At Rikers IslandThe deteriorating conditions include increased inmate deaths, suicides and officers calling out sick en masse.
With Deadline To Get Vaccinated Passed, 12-Hour Shifts Begin For Correction Workers On Rikers IslandIt was back to work on Rikers Island on Wednesday, but this time only for staff who have had at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.
As Staffing Shortage On Rikers Island Remains Big Concern, Vaccine Deadline For NYC Correction Officers ExpiresIn anticipation of deepening staff concerns, Mayor Bill de Blasio issued an executive order moving correction officers to 12-hour shifts.
Rikers Island Chaos: Lawmakers Say Conditions Still Inhumane, Correction Officers' Overtime Totals Nearly $99 Million Over Last 10 MonthsA delegation of lawmakers is raising more concerns about the crisis on Rikers Island, saying conditions are still inhumane.
2 Correction Officers, 1 Inmate Suffer Minor Injuries After Fire At Rikers IslandFDNY responded to the scene at 8:15 p.m. Friday, getting the fire under control in about an hour.
Former Rikers Island Detainees File Class Action Lawsuit Against New York City Over 'Horrific' ConditionsTwo former detainees allege people housed at Rikers Island are deprived of adequate water, food and medication.