Crime

Mass incarceration activists have been calling for the closing of Rikers Island and yesterday the City Council declared they are moving closer to doing so.

As part of its...

Kalief Browder who suffered in solitary confinement during his period of unjust incarceration at Rikers Island eventually committed suicide.

On Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30...

In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program as a proven alternative judges will be able to assign...

Criminal justice advocate Sharonne Salaam, mother of Dr. Yusef Salaam who was framed in Central Park Five case.

Last week, criminal justice advocates in New York City held...

Why should police policy in New York City be dictated by dishonest police unions and their foul mouthpieces like Pat Lynch?

On November 5, in a victory for all New Yorkers...

The Innocence Project, and others, have announced a package of criminal justice reforms to address injustices in the criminal justice system--like what was done to frame in the Central...

Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr. on the streets speaking with a constituent.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a new report outlining an action plan for...

Kalief Browder--after he was unjustly arrested by NYPD officers--became one of the victims of the savage conditions at Rikers Island.

The #CLOSErikers campaign, led by...

The #CLOSErikers campaign will host a final campaign rally outside of City Hall tomorrow, October 17, 2019, ahead of the City Council’s vote to close the Rikers Island Jails Complex by...

NYC Council announced revised designs for the proposed borough-based jails as part of the larger plan to close Rikers Island.

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson,...

An early Saturday morning shooting, on Utica Avenue, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn has left four people dead and three people wounded--at what authorities are describing as an illegal...

The so-called "Ivy League Killer" has been given 30-years-to-life for murdering his hedge fund father over a decrease in his weekly allowance.

Manhattan District Attorney...

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