Don't want him in building: Strauss' neighbours
May 21, 2011
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 26, 2015
Two guards at New York's notorious Rikers Island prison pleaded not guilty Thursday over the death of an inmate who was beaten to death nearly three years ago.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
More than 90 percent of New York City jail inmates in solitary confinement aren't getting their legally mandated one hour of daily recreation time outside their cells, according to a report released on Wednesday by the city agency that oversees the nation's second-largest jail system.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday August 5, 2014
New York City jails holding teenage inmates are extremely violent and unsafe - and major reforms are needed.
World News | Associated Press | Monday July 14, 2014
Many of the 3,300 jails across the US have seen a rise in the number of inmates with serious mental illnesses, most arrested for non-violent crimes.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday June 28, 2014
In one case, a mentally ill New York City inmate hanged himself from a shower pipe on his third try in three days. During that stretch, orders to put him on 24-hour watch were apparently ignored, along with a screening form that said he was "thinking about killing himself."
World News | Associated Press | Thursday May 22, 2014
After a mentally ill Bradley Ballard made a lewd gesture to a female guard at the Rikers Island jail, he was locked in his cell alone for seven increasingly agitated days in which he was denied some of his medication, clogged his toilet so that it overflowed, stripped off his clothes and tied a rubber band tightly around his genitals.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday May 17, 2014
The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a 100-degree Fahrenheit (38-Celsius) New York City jail cell that overheated due to an equipment malfunction plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday March 20, 2014
A mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month "basically baked to death" in a jail cell that overheated to more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius), a New York City official tells The Associated Press.
World News | Associated Press | Monday August 12, 2013
Darius McCollum can explain the complicated workings of the New York City transit system with the precision of a veteran conductor. He knows every subway stop, every line, every train.
Sarika | Thursday February 16, 2012
The 'Lollipop' hitmaker popped the question to his girlfriend Dhea on Valentine's Day (14.02.12) and he took to his twitter account today (15.02.12) to confirm she accepted his proposal. He wrote: "She said yes!"The pair are expected to wed in the spring and the cocktail waitress is e pregnant with Wayne's baby, MediaTakeOut.com reports.The new arr...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday May 18, 2011
Guards at New York City's massive Rikers Island jail complex are taking unusual precautions to make sure that IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn stays safe behind bars.The 62-year-old banker and diplomat has a whole jail wing to himself, a medical device to make sure he doesn't stop breathing at night and guards checking him 24 hours a day to make su...