City to Pay $5.75 Million Over Death of Mentally Ill Inmate at Rikers Island - The New York Times
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TIL in 1957 an airplane crashed onto Rikers Island. 57 inmates ran to help the survivors. Most of the prisoners who helped were either set free or received reduced sentences.
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New York City Corrections Commissioner said that he would fire a captain and 5 prison guards for hog-tying and beating Rikers Island inmate
Former Rikers Island Inmate Awarded $450k Settlement is Shot Dead in New York City http://sostrenews.com/?p=9250
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New York City to Pay $2.75 Million to Settle Suit in Death of Rikers Island Inmate - NYTimes.com
Hydroponic gardens calm Rikers Island teen inmates http://idroponica.myblog.it/archive/2013/01/15/hydroponic-gardens-calm-rikers-island-teen-inmates.html
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3 more correction officers convicted in beating of Rikers Island inmate | New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
EAST ELMHURST, Queens (PIX11) -- The family of a Rikers Island inmate wants to know why he was left alone in his cell when he should have been under a suicide watch. According to Correction Departm...