By: Jake Offenhartz via AP News NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge agreed Thursday to begin a process that could wrest control of New
By: Dean Moses via AMNY New Yorkers marched through the rain in Lower Manhattan on Thursday to demand the feds take control of Rikers Island
By: Ayanna Harry via PIX11 NEW YORK (PIX11) — A judge stopped short of ordering a federal takeover of Rikers Island after a court hearing Thursday afternoon.
By: Alexander Lekhtman via Filter Magazine The political and legal battle over the future of New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex has reignited after
By: Beth Schwartzapfel via The Marshall Project Last month, a federal judge overseeing a court settlement seeking to make New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jails safer signaled
By: Margaret Kimberely via Black Agenda Radio Melanie Dominguez is the lead organizer for the Katal Center for Equity, Health, and Justice. She joins us to
By: gabriel sayegh via City & State On Sunday, another man incarcerated at the Rikers Island jail complex died. Curtis Davis was at least the 26th person
By News 12 Staff via News12 The New York City Department of Correction announced another death at Rikers Island, marking the sixth incarcerated individual to die in