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Prosecutors Eyeing Court Monitor to Force Rikers Reforms, Sources Say

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement that his office was prepared to take legal action.

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Rikers Inmate Dies After Being Denied Food, Water and Medicine, Suit Says

Bradley Ballard, who suffered from schizophrenia and diabetes, died in his cell in September 2013.

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Corrections Boss Wants 'Time Out' for Rikers Inmates Instead of Solitary

Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte laid out a list of proposed reforms for Rikers.

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New 41st Precinct Commanding Officer Vows to Tackle Gang and Gun Violence

Capt. Martine Materasso is taking over command from Deputy Inspector Philip Rivera.

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City to Unveil New Safety Measures at Boat Launches in Wake Of Boys' Deaths

Features include self-closing gates, warning signs and life rings.

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Felony Assaults Up By Almost 60 Percent in City Jails, Stats Show

As of Aug. 10, the number of felony assaults had risen by 58 percent compared to last year.

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Learn About Eels and Oysters at the Bronx River

A series of research projects will be held along the river on Monday, August 18.

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Free WiFi Coming to Parts of Hunts Point to Help Stop Local 'Brain Drain'

From Hunts Point Avenue to Irvine Streets, organizers want to encourage startups to set up shop locally.

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Second Livery Driver Murdered in The Bronx in a Week, Police Say

The founder of the state Federation of Taxi Drivers was set to meet with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton.

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Dozens Of Rikers Inmates Sprayed With Chemical for Breaking New Curfew

The curfew was instituted in order to control violence at the troubled jail complex.

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480-Pound Inmate Forced to Wear Sheets After Clothes Are Stolen, Claim Says

Inmate Freddie Harvin says his clothes were "irreplaceable" because of his size.

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Pedestrian Bridge From Bronx to Randall's Island Should Open Soon

A bridge between Randall's Island and 132nd Street in the Bronx should be ready by 2015, officials said.

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Man Indicted for 2012 Murder and Sex Attack of 15-Year-Old Girl: Officials

Luis Vega has been indicted for murdering Destiny Sanchez, officials said.

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Group of Willets Point Shop Owners Ink Lease for Hunts Point Warehouse

The group first announced its plan to relocate to the Bronx in December.

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