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More than 200 women, transgender inmates to be transferred from Rikers Island

Nearly all female and transgender inmates at Rikers Island will be transferred to state lockups. Gov. Kathy Hochul touted the move as a way to relieve strain on the city's failing jails. Advocates slammed the plan as a "rushed, ill-conceived" plan.
More than 200 women, transgender inmates to be transferred from Rikers Island
10 days ago|New York, United States

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NY Moving Women, Trans Inmates From Rikers To State Lockups

NEW YORK: Nearly all female and transgender inmates at New York Citys Rikers Island jail complex will be temporarily transferred to state lockups, a move officials touted Wednesday as a way to relieve strain on the citys failing jails but that advocates slammed as a rushed, ill-conceived plan that will deprive inmates of services and support.

10 days ago|India
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Recent Rikers Island Detainee On Conditions At Troubled Jail: 'It Seems As If Violence Is The Only Thing People Respect'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — More than 200 women incarcerated on Rikers Island, including trans women, will be transferred to state-run correction facilities in Westchester County.The deal struck by Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor Bill de Blasio is designed to address the chronic issues at the city jail complex.But as one man told CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas on Wednesday, conditions for the thousands that remain on the island are dire.READ MORE: Parole O…

10 days ago|United States
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More than 200 women and transgender inmates to be transferred from Rikers

AOC and New York congressional delegation warn of ‘humanitarian crisis’ at troubled city jail as state transfers roughly 350 people, including all women and transgender inmates

10 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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NY moving women, trans inmates from Rikers to state lockups

Nearly all female and transgender inmates at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex will be temporarily transferred to state lockups

10 days ago|United States
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State to transfer nearly all Rikers Island female and transgender inmates to Westchester facilities

Beginning next week, about 230 inmates will be moved to the state-run Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and Taconic Correctional Facility,

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Amid Chaos at Rikers, Women and Transgender People to Be Transferred

The move, meant to free staff to restore order at the notorious jail system, raises questions about the detainees’ access to their lawyers and families.

10 days ago|New York, United States
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NY moving women, trans inmates from Rikers to state lockups

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly all female and transgender inmates at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex will be temporarily transferred to state lockups, a move officials touted Wednesday as a way to relieve strain on the city’s failing jails but that advocates slammed as a “rushed, ill-conceived” plan that will deprive inmates of services and support.

10 days ago|United States
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NY moving women, trans inmates from Rikers to state lockups

Nearly all female and transgender inmates at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex will be temporarily transferred to state lockups

10 days ago|Washington, United States
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More than 200 women, transgender inmates to be transferred from Rikers Island

About 230 women and transgender inmates will be transferred from Rikers Island starting next week, as pressure builds on New York leaders to address unsafe and unsanitary conditions at the understaffed and aging pri...

10 days ago|Washington, United States
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More than 200 women and transgender Rikers Island inmates to be moved to state-run jails

230 detainees will be temporarily transferred to the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and the Taconic Correctional Facility in Westchester. Both sites are run by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

10 days ago|New York, United States
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21 of these news sources are bias rated
15 lean LEFT
L 71%
C 24%
 
CBS Local
The Independent
abc News
New York Times
The Washington Post
NY Daily News
Newsweek
Star Tribune
SF Gate
NBC New York
SF Chronicle
+5
Associated Press News
The Hill
abc 7 NY
Houston Chronicle
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New York Post
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