VICE News spoke with an inmate at Rikers who described conditions that were cramped and unsanitary.
Public defenders in New York City are actually trying to get immigrant clients sent to Rikers to avoid the feds—and deportation.
Twenty years after winning a Golden Gloves title, I tracked down Efrain, my training buddy from the ring who had gone to Rikers five days after the finals.
Raymond Calderon was placed in a chokehold and slashed with a sharp object by a group of men alleged to have gang ties.
After spending more than ten years in New York's prisons and jails, Stanley Richards has dedicated his life to improving the lives of the incarcerated.
Women looking to visit loved ones in the hellish NYC jail must submit to humiliating searches and allegedly inconsistent rules about what they can and cannot wear.
The device is, both literally and metaphorically, my greatest source of pain.
The scariest island in America is finally poised to see some big changes thanks to a legal settlement reached Monday.
Harley Flanagan, the former Cro-Mags bassist arrested in July for stabbing the new Cro-Mags bassist, arrived with a head of gray hair to his court date Thursday and left with an adjournment. He spoke to Jim Genia about Rikers and MMA.