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Riker's Island

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East Elmhurst »

A yearlong study on Rikers Island argues for the complex to be closed and razed to the ground.

Elmhurst »

"We must close the jail complex on Rikers Island. Period," the independent commission wrote.

College Point »

Multiple city agencies prepared a report for Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris about closing Rikers.

Mill Basin »

Alastasia Bryan loaned her boyfriend her car and, when she asked for it back, he shot her, sources say.

Greenwich Village »

The mugging happened on Sixth Avenue near Washington Place, police said.

East Elmhurst »

The officer, an inmate and an associate of the inmate were charged May 31, the Bronx DA said.

Hunts Point »

If you'd never noticed the jail on subway maps, you will now. 

Greenpoint »

Councilman Antonio Reynoso is the latest in a list of politicians to decry potential satellite jails.

Kew Gardens »

Heavily armed Emergency Services Unit police and court officers will be on hand.

Kips Bay »

Some said the proposed rules would amount to torture.

Mott Haven »

The 25-year-old private investigator had sealed the drugs in small clear plastic bags, officials said.

East Elmhurst »

Policy shift comes after suicide of a teen held three years on minor charge that was later dropped.  

Concourse »

Angelo Martinez was arrested after he brought three knives into the jail complex, officials said.

Concourse »

The East Flatbush rapper pleaded not guilty to charges that his girlfriend brought him a knife in jail.

Ditmars »

Kate Mulgrew of "Orange is the New Black" is helping her alma mater serve the Rikers community.