Rikers Island

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]

Troy Ave was indicted on charges related to the fatal shooting at Irving Plaza last month that left one dead and three people injured.

Forty-one-year-old Aitabdel Salem, a native of Algeria, spent five months on New York's Rikers Island because, uhm, officials failed to tell him that bail was set at $2.

Candie Hailey says the abuse she endured in solitary led her to attempt suicide "more than 100 times."

In today’s NewsOne Top 5, we take a quick look at the stories trending on NewsOne.com that you are talking about. Today’s list includes: WATCH:…

For the three years Kalief Browder sat in New York’s Rikers Island, he probably wondered what the difference would have been if his family could…

Reading about the suicide of Kalief Browder is heartbreaking. His story is one of many tragedies that moved me to drive to Albany last week,…

Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who was horrendously abused by police officers on Rikers Island as a teen, was facing new charges shortly before his suicide on…

The rekindled relationship between the United States and Cuba has taken yet another step forward. On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama plans…

A Rikers Island correction officer who was being sexually assaulted by a convicted sex criminal was rescued by inmates after they broke the Plexiglas blocking the…

NEW YORK — Rikers island jailers let $130, 816 worth of odious meat rot into a mess that let one boss think it was still good enough to feed inmates. The 65,000 pounds of spoiled meat was discovered on July 11 after smells seeped from two freezer-trailers and caught the attention of a correction captain. […]

Lil Wayne is a free man. Weezy was released from Riker’s Island this morning, after serving eight months of a one year sentence for a 2007 weapons charge in New York City. Wayne is planning a big concert in Miami November 6th according to Drake. Wayne’s release has even caught the attention of former president, […]