New York Politicians’ Rikers Island tour includes inmate attempting suicide

Welcome to “Horror Island” – where New York’s inmates are confined to their own filth, staff don’t show up for work, and an inmate attempts to hang himself in plain sight of state lawmakers. Shocked lawmakers visiting Rikers Island on Monday said they witnessed an attempted suicide by an inmate at the troubled prison complex […]

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Stolen Docksiders van drives around island as thief even fills it up with petrol – The Royal Gazette

Updated: 02 Sep 2021 08:23 A pickup truck from the Docksider Pub and Restaurant on Front Street, seen in various locations around the island after being taken early yesterday (photo provided) The owners of a van stolen from a popular Front Street bar were left puzzled yesterday after they were spotted around the island on […]