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Kimberly Dole
June 19, 2019 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Jose Muniz, one of the five men recently convicted in the murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman Feliz, attacked and injured a male correction officer Tuesday night according to reports. "He's accused of punching a correction officer in his face. And attacking him and kicking...
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Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
February 11, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman who was raped while in pre-trial confinement at Rikers Island will receive a substantial settlement from the city. The Legal Aid Society along with Cravath, Swaine, & Moore LLP made the announcement Monday, on behalf of their client known only as Jane Doe. They...
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Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
January 22, 2019 - 10:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Fewer inmates and skyrocketing costs, that's what Comptroller Scott Stringer says about Rikers Island. RELATED: Rikers guard reinstated after judge agrees poppy seeds caused positive drug test | Suit: Rikers guards chained woman to toilet fixture, raped her with flashlight...
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Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
December 30, 2018 - 4:18 pm
The city has a policy forbidding solitary confinement at Rikers for inmates who are under the age of 22, but a new federal lawsuit claims the city is getting around that by shipping dozens of inmates upstate to an Albany County jail, where they’re brutalized.
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Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
December 14, 2018 - 9:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An inmate at Rikers Island says she was raped by three guards in an abandoned section of the jail. RELATED: Suspect in Junior Guzman killing slashed by Rikers inmate | Video: Rikers inmates attack guards 3 times in less than a week | Rikers Island Correction Officer Slashed...
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Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
December 12, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Bronx District Attorney's Office has unveiled charges against 29 alleged members of the Bloods. RELATED: Chicago gang charged for slayings, terrorizing neighborhood | FBI: Mad Stone Bloods street gang leader nabbed in New York | NYPD Holds Gang Awareness Meeting To Stop...
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Manuel Rivera, a suspect in the murder of Jr Feliz, was slashed by another inmate inside Rikers Island.
Passaic County Prosecutor's Office
December 12, 2018 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- One of the suspects charged in the killing of Junior Guzman was attacked and suffered a slash wound to his face at Rikers Island on Tuesday. RELATED: Police: 14th suspect arrested in murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz | Family of murdered Bronx teen targeted in apparent scam |...
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Rikers Island Attack
Department of Correction
November 25, 2018 - 10:16 am
Correction officers on Rikers Island were attacked in multiple incidents over the past week, videos show.
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Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
October 04, 2018 - 9:56 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There may be some people in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx who are looking forward to having a new jail in their neighborhood, but they're not the ones who showed up for a hearing on the matter. "No new jails," the riled up residents chanted. They drowned out a speaker...
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Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
August 15, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed plans Wednesday to build new prisons in four boroughs to replace the complex on Riker’s Island.
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