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New York City officials have tentatively agreed to sweeping reforms that would remake Rikers Island, including the appointment
The area where two convicted murderers used power tools to cut through steel pipes at a maximum-security prison. Credit: Darren
Last month, a veteran U.S. Marine "basically baked to death" in a New York City jail after a malfunctioning heating system caused the temperature in his cell to exceed 100 degrees.
Amir Hall (or Mir, as his family calls him) was originally arrested in October 2007, for the unarmed robbery of a Verizon
Four minimum-security facilities for men will be closed, according to the report. They are Buffalo Work Release in Erie County
The ads will be visible on two screens, one in the lobby directed at friends and family of the detained and one in the booking
Fewer inmates are behind bars in New York on any given day than at any time in the past 24 years, and the number admitted
Nearly forty years after President Nixon declared a "war on drugs," it is clearer than ever that we cannot prosecute or incarcerate our way out of this problem. The consequences of the "war" approach in New York City have been disastrous.