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If Trump is imprisoned, he will most likely be on Rikers Island in the infirmary with intelligence agents

Former President Donald Trump could face several years in prison if he is found guilty of any charges brought against him in a landmark...

Doctor ousted from Rikers for criticizing Department of Corrections heads to sue New York City for free speech and retaliation

A respected doctor who treated thousands of patients on Rikers Island for nearly five years was abruptly thrown out of jails in November for...

Prisoners at Rikers Island are ‘still chained to desks when in classrooms’

Inmates at Rikers Island are still shackled and handcuffed to metal restraint desks when in the facility's classrooms despite a New York corrections commissioner...

Rikers Island detainees chained to desks during class sessions; The New York jail oversight board was not consulted on the rule change

Dozens of Rikers Island inmates are chained and handcuffed to specially constructed desks when participating in classes or other group activities, despite a promise...

New York City elected officials blast Mayor Adams over ‘inconsistent’ plan to close Rikers Island by 2027

In an unusually blunt rebuke, Mayor Adams' two citywide elected officials and the president of the City Council joined forces Thursday to criticize what...

New York City may house inmates at half-finished Brooklyn jail to comply with ‘flawed’ Rikers Island closure plan: Mayor Adams

Mayor Adams suggested Wednesday that his administration may have to house inmates in a half-finished Brooklyn jail to comply with the city's plan to...

New York jail supervisors plan to ban Rikers detainees from receiving letters, packages from family and friends

Rikers Island detainees can continue to receive paper mail and packages from family, friends and acquaintances after action by the city Board of Corrections...


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