When the pandemic hit, New York state prisons banned in-person visits in an attempt to limit the spread of the virus. The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision began to expand the use of video visits at state lock-ups as an alternative. Now, the Brooklyn Public Library has begun a program to make it even […]
While the Kings County squad has been hailed as a model, critics — and its leader — say the CRU can do better.
The push for increased transparency behind bars comes months after the Department of Correction suddenly stopped notifying the media about fatal incidents in city jails.
THE CITY in 2021 highlighted the story of David Herion and how his alleged victim, Carolyn Jones, had pushed to get him home to his family.
A Bronx man served 16 years for a movie-house murder allegedly sparked by a fight over popcorn.
Elected officials, advocates and reporters often wait weeks for news of fatalities.
Kareem Mayo should be happily back home with his grandkids right now but administrative delays over leg-monitor paperwork have him stewing in Rikers.
Last December, the governor said she would change the way pardons and clemency applications were handled. But little has changed since.
The officer also asked the woman to cover up her sexual assault by another guard.
It’s the latest blow to the troubled nonprofit, which had several workers escorted out of the city jail.