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  1. crime
    A Trans Woman Was Found Dead in Her Rikers Cell. Her Family Wants Answers.Layleen Polanco died in solitary confinement. She was being held on $500 bond.
  2. summer of scam
    How Did Anna Delvey Just Instagram a Selfie From Rikers?The socialite scammer is living at Rikers while she awaits trial for fraudulently racking up thousands of dollars of debt.
  3. crime
    Rikers Guards Are Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Visitors in the Bathrooms“These women are being completely violated.”
  4. ‘I Told Them I Would Kill Myself if I Had to Go Back’: 4 Women on Life at RikersFormer inmates describe life inside New York’s notorious correctional facility.
  5. rikers
    Rikers Inmate Beaten by Guards in 2012 Reportedly Gets 6-Figure SettlementAccording to the New York Post, an official said it “was in the city’s best interest.”
  6. Man Has Been Waiting 7 Years at Rikers for a Trial“I don’t think about killing myself because I love myself. I still think I can get justice.”
  7. injustice system
    How All New Yorkers Killed Kalief BrowderHe did not take his life last weekend. We took it from him before that.
  8. rikers
    Federal Government Sues NYC Over Rikers’ Treatment of Teen InmatesThe news comes after a blistering report released this summer detailing excessive violence.
  9. rikers
    Rikers Opens New Housing for Transgender WomenTo keep them safe.
  10. crime and punishment
    Rikers Inmates Sprayed With Chemical for Breaking New CurfewBedtime is now 9 p.m.
  11. standoffs
    Rikers Bus Drivers Won’t Transport a Witness Against Union ColleaguesWhat a strange standoff.
  12. crimes and misdemeanors
    Rikers Guards Charged With Beating Inmate for Staring“This guy thinks he’s tough.”
  13. crimes and misdemeanors
    Rikers Guards Busted Dealing Pot to InmatesAnd leaving it everywhere.
  14. art
    How Takeshi Miyakawa Landed in LockupA 311 call gone awry.
  15. bons mots
    Gang Leader Delivered Motivational Speech About Selling Crack on Rikers Phone LineSure it was on a payphone line, but a payphone IN RIKERS.
  16. lil wayne
    Lil Wayne Moved to Solitary ConfinementOne more month till his release.