The tale of Bronx man Kalief Browder‘s trials and tribulations has come to an unfortunate end, this after he was found dead of suicide in his home this weekend. Browder endured a hellish three years on Rikers Island as a teenager over a stolen backpack accusation that he was never convicted for.
Besides vicious COs, or fellow inmates with a beef, Rikers Island inmates need to watch what they’re given to eat. Meatloaf at the NYC facility recently was found to contain rat poison, and 19 inmates are suing for their struggle.
A convicted rapist currently serving a 5-10 year bid on Rikers Island likely won’t be seeing daylight any sooner after he’s being named as the catalyst of an unthinkable incident.
It’s hard to believe that Bobby Shmurda still hasn’t made bail but such is life for the “Hot Ni**a” rapper. Nonetheless, the 20-year-old overnight sensation born Ackquille Jean Pollard seemed to be in good spirits during his interview with Billboard over the weekend.
New York City Correction Department chief William Clemons has been called a lot of things during his 29-year career, and most of them during the latter portion were anything but positive.
Imagine being jailed in one of America’s toughest prisons over a false accusation. This was the reality of Kalief Browder, who was 16 when he was arrested and sent to Rikers Island for three years with much of that time in solitary confinement.
A trio of Rikers Island correction officers allegedly confused their positions of power with having kingpin status and have been charged with a bevy of crimes.
Over the weekend, teenagers in a juvenile detention center started rioting over Ramen noodles. Well, in early August, in the big boy bing of Rikers Island in New York City, inmates started a bloody brawl over a grilled cheese sandwich. Sh-t is real, bruh.
Three months after he was released from custody, NBA player Jayson Williams is opening up about the ordeal. In an interview with The Associated Press, Williams expressed remorse for the actions that led him to serve eight months at New York’s Rikers Island on drunk driving charges, and 18 months of his involvement in the 2002 […]
Former New Jersey Nets big man Jayson Williams has been freed from New York’s Rikers Island prison after a long list of legal issues that plagued him after his premature retirement from the league due to injury. Williams served eighth months on drunk driving charges in New York, this after serving 18 months in New […]