New York city council votes to close infamous Rikers Island jails


The New York City Council voted on Thursday to close the city's infamous Rikers Island jail complex by 2026, casting off a detention system plagued by chronic violence and decrepit facilities as part of a national rethinking of mass incarceration. (Reuters US News) More More

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