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New York Jails

The House We All Live In

The Fix | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York

It seems about right that it's raining as we drive over the bridge to Rikers Island in a prison van with metal grills over the windows. We're riding w...

NY Inmates Sue For Pearly Whites

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 09.21.2012 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Some jail inmates are trying to put a $500 million bite on a suburban New York county in a lawsuit demanding access to dental fl...

Goldman Sachs Is Investing In Rikers Island

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs will invest almost $10 million in a city jail program that will produce profits for the investment firm if recidivism r...