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A guard at New York"s Rikers Island is charged with beating a handcuffed inmate

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A correction officer at New .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

An ex-guard at New York City"s Rikers jail is set for trial over the fatal beating of an inmate

NYPDNEW YORK (Reuters) - A former guard at New York’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex is set to go on trial for the fatal 2012 beating of an inmate. Brian Coll, 47, faces up to life in prison if he is convicted by a federal jury in Manhattan on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2016

A New York jail guard pleaded guilty to covering up an inmate"s death

Thomson ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - A suspended guard at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges that he tried to cover up an assault by a fellow officer that led to the death of an inmate in 2012. Byron Taylor, 32,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 20th, 2016

Six Rikers Island guards sentenced to prison over inmate beating

AP Six guards at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex were sentenced on Friday to prison for the 2012 beating of an inmate that left him with fractured eye sockets and a broken nose. It was one of the highest-profile prosecutions brought against Rik.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 16th, 2016

Rikers Island Guard Found Guilty in Beating Death of Prisoner

Ronald Spear wore glasses and typically walked with a cane. While the 52-year-old awaited trial at Rikers Island, a city jail so violent it’s currently under federal oversight, he was housed in a medical unit because his kidneys were failing and he need.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 15th, 2016

Another runway at LaGuardia won"t alleviate the airport"s notorious delays

Getty ImagesNow with the blessing of Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City is one step closer toward closing Rikers Island, the infamous prison that has had a his.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2017

Another runway to LaGuardia won"t alleviate the airport"s notorious delays

Getty Images(NYC Aviation) — Now with the blessing of Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City is one step closer toward closing Rikers Island, the infamous prison that has had a history of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2017

New York City will close one of the most notorious jails in the US

Associated Press/Bebeto MatthewsNew York City will close its notorious Rikers Island jail complex, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 31st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Report expected to urge closing Rikers Island jail

An independent panel led by New York state former chief judge Jonathan Lippman will recommend closing the jail at Rikers Island, according to a person familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 30th, 2017

The New York Post: Man pleads guilty to money laundering to get out of Rikers Island, suit claims

Altura St. Michael Ewers was accused of helping a Manhattan fund manager friend bilk investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2017

Jay Z Says Rikers Island Jail Should Be Closed

The rapper and mogul produced a new docuseries about Kalief Browder, a New York teenager who committed suicide after spending two years in solitary confinement on Rikers Island without trial......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 26th, 2017

Three former jail guards were arrested for beating an inmate and ripping out his dreadlocks to keep as a "trophy"

REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three former New York state jail guards were arrested on Wednesday on federal charges that they participated in the 2013 beating of an inmate who suffered life-threatening injuries and had a clump of dreadlocks r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2016

Former Governors Island Coast Guard dorm converted to marine sciences school

A former U.S. Coast Guard dormitory on Governors Island has been converted to a school for marine sciences. The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) and the architectural firm of John Ciardullo, P.C. announced the completion of the Marine and.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 15th, 2016

TRITEC Real Estate scores $81.45M for Stony Brook Tech Center

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler closed the $81.45 million recapitalization of Stony Brook Technology Center, an eight-building medical office portfolio totaling 261,824 s/f in the Long Island community of East Setauket, New York. HFF represen.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyApr 26th, 2017

Citigroup shareholder meeting briefly interrupted by protesters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Citigroup Inc annual shareholder meeting was briefing interrupted by protesters beating a drum and calling for divestitures from resource extraction businesses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2017

Medical marijuana home deliveries expand to NYC

A medical marijuana company is set to roll out a home delivery service in New York City and Long Island. Vireo Health of New York will begin deliveries Friday to patients in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2017

The New York Post: Bose headphones spy on their owners, lawsuit alleges

Bose has been spying on customers that use its wireless headphones via an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, a lawsuit charged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2017

Amid Questions Over Its Culture, Uber Says Its Bookings Doubled in 2016 - New York Times

New York TimesAmid Questions Over Its Culture, Uber Says Its Bookings Doubled in 2016New York TimesPotential drivers signing up at the Uber office in the Long Island City section.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 15th, 2017

Doctors at Catholic Health Services" hospitals among the highest-paid in New York

Doctors at Catholic Health Services' hospitals got some of the largest payouts in New York in 2015. Seven physicians at the Long Island health system, which includes top heart center St. Francis... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 11th, 2017

U.S. judge orders hearing on claims of leaks in Platinum Partners probe

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday ordered a hearing to look into possible leaks about a criminal investigation of New York hedge fund management firm Platinum Partners, whose top executives are charged with running a $1 billion fraud......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2017

Rhode Island could be the next state to make tuition free

New York isn't the only state making a push for tuition-free college this year......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 10th, 2017