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.
Rikers Island Inmate Back In Custody After Another Alleged Jailbreak AttemptA Rikers Island inmate is back in custody after officials said he attempted a second escape in the past week.
K9 Unit Officers Capture Inmate In East River Following Daring Rikers Island EscapeAn inmate escaped from Rikers Island on Thursday, but was captured in the water by two correction officers who jumped in after him.
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.