Rikers Island

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a U.S. Department of…

NEW YORK — The mother for a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a 101-degree New York City jail cell said Friday…

NEW YORK — Rikers island jailers let $130, 816 worth of odious meat rot into a mess that let one boss think it was still good enough to feed inmates. The 65,000 pounds of spoiled meat was discovered on July 11 after smells seeped from two freezer-trailers and caught the attention of a correction captain. […]