NYC DOC Captain Working Rikers Island Contracts Monkeypox

At least two uniformed Department of Correction employees, including a captain who works directly with detainees, have contracted monkeypox, sources familiar with the matter told The Post on Friday. One of the employees, who the DOC says does not work at a jail on the island, tested positive Thursday and has been isolating in accordance … Read more

NYC DOC Captain Working Rikers Island Contracts Monkeypox

At least two uniformed Department of Correction employees, including a captain who works directly with detainees, have contracted monkeypox, sources familiar with the matter told The Post on Friday. One of the employees, who the DOC says does not work at a jail on the island, tested positive Thursday and has been isolating in accordance … Read more

NYC DOC Captain Working Rikers Island Contracts Monkeypox

At least two uniformed Department of Correction employees, including a captain who works directly with detainees, have contracted monkeypox, sources familiar with the matter told The Post on Friday. One of the employees, who the DOC says does not work at a jail on the island, tested positive Thursday and has been isolating in accordance … Read more

Accused New York teen killer Dion Middleton feared for his life: Lawyer

An off-duty New York City corrections officer accused of fatally shooting a Bronx teenager opened fire because he feared for his life, his attorney said Friday, as the jail guards union came to his defense saying that they believe the incident has been unfairly portrayed. Dion Middleton, 45, fired a single shot at a car … Read more

Colorado prisoner escapes, found miles away in New Mexico

DELTA, Colo. (KDVR) — An inmate who escaped from a minimum-security prison has been found 188 miles away in New Mexico. The Colorado Department of Corrections was searching for minimum security inmate Timothy O’Brien after he stole a car from his assigned community work location. O’Brien cut off his ankle monitor and escaped from Delta … Read more

Correctional officers heroes Fabio Núñez, Manuel González foil warehouse robbery in NYC

They grabbed the bull by the horns. Two quick-thinking city corrections officers thwarted a warehouse robbery in progress Saturday, authorities said. The cliffhanger unfolded at 10 am on the corner of Spofford Avenue and Tiffany Street in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx, authorities said. City corrections officers Fabio Nunez and Manuel Gonzalez were … Read more

Superior Court ruling helps Arizona in death row cases

On July 6, 1995, Barry Jones, a Tucson mechanic, was sentenced to death. Jones was convicted of the rape and murder of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter, Rachel Gray, who died of a blow to the abdomen that went untreated. But over the next 20 years, when Jones appealed his conviction to court, the state’s case … Read more

Boulder masseur convicted of series of sexual assaults

BOULDER, Colo. (KDVR) — A Boulder massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting four victims in 2019 has been sentenced. Matthew Mandel, 52, was accused of sexually assaulting four victims while working as a massage therapist at two different locations in Boulder County. He worked at Massage Specialists, Colorado Athletic Club, and Bodywork for Liberation in … Read more

NYC Correctional Officer Jumps to Death from Verrazzano Bridge

A city corrections officer jumped to his death from the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge Friday morning, according to law enforcement sources. The 38-year-old officer was seen parking his car in the middle of the bridge heading toward Brooklyn and jumping into the water just after 6:30 a.m., police said. Divers from the NYPD were deployed and the … Read more

Rikers Island Inmate Fourth to Die in a New York Jail This Year – NBC New York

A 25-year-old man has died on Rikers Island, the fourth inmate to die in custody since the beginning of the year inside the New York City jail. An investigation has been launched into the death of Dashawn Carter, who died shortly after 5:00 pm at the Anna M. Kross Center, according to the Department of … Read more