Don't want him in building: Strauss' neighbours
May 21, 2011
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 n...
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 | Michael Winerip and Michael Schwirtz, The New York Times | Tuesday July 15, 2014
After being arrested on a misdemeanor charge following a family dispute last year, Jose Bautista was unable to post $250 bail and ended up in a jail cell on Rikers Island.
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...
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 ov...
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 | Corey Kilgannon, The New York Times | Monday November 18, 2013
On Tuesday morning, the first snow flurries of the season fell on New York's potter's field, drifting down into an open trench, dusting the dirt next to hundreds of corpses in bare wooden caskets.
World News | James C Mckinley Jr and Joseph Goldstein, The New York Times | Thursday October 24, 2013
It was a long interrogation. But after 22 years, the cold-case detectives could afford to be patient.
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 ...
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...