Rikers Island

In the wake of coronavirus, some prisoners have seemingly been left to suffer... details on what's reportedly going on in California and NYC inside.

There’s an update, of sorts, regarding the fate of notoriously violent prison Rikers Island. “The bell is about to toll for Rikers Island, as the City Council plans to vote today on Mayor de Blasio’s polarizing plan to replace the scandal-scarred complex with four smaller, regional jails that will hold far fewer inmates,” the NY […]

Kalief Browder’s story is still one of the darkest tales in the history of the American prison system. After committing suicide at just 22 years old, the young man who served three years at Rikers Island (although he was never convicted), received a beautiful posthumous birthday gift this year. On Wednesday, officials announced that a Bronx […]

Troy Ave was indicted on charges related to the fatal shooting at Irving Plaza last month that left one dead and three people injured.

A 32-year-old Bronx woman who spent more than two years in solitary confinement at Rikers Island is suing the city for $10 million.

A Rikers Island corrections officer has been charged with rape and conspiring to smuggle contraband after admitting to falling in love with an inmate, only to find out she was being used to bring him drugs.

A Federal lawsuit has been filed against a Rikers Island corrections officer for raping a female inmate while another officer watched.

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Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who was horrendously abused by police officers on Rikers Island as a teen, was facing new charges shortly before his suicide on Saturday, the New York Daily News reports. Browder’s lawyer calls the charges against Kalief and his brother Kamal, 22, “baseless.” Both brothers were facing disorderly conduct and resisting arrest charges on Wednesday […]

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A 22-year-old man who spent three years in jail at New York City’s Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime died this weekend of an apparent suicide, according to the Los Angeles Times. Kalief Browder, who was released in 2013, died at home in the Bronx on Saturday, his lawyer Paul V. Prestia […]

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When news broke that 200 girls were rescued from Boko Haram terror camps, many believed that the #BringBackOurGirls movement had taken a positive turn. However, according to reports, the girls who were rescued by Nigerian troops were not the ones kidnapped from the school in Chibok last April. “We have no idea where the Chibok […]