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Divided Jury to Keep Deliberating in Case of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Divided Jury to Keep Deliberating in Case of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Norman Seabrook, the former president of the New York City correction officers’ union, leaving the courthouse on Monday.
Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

A mistrial was declared on Thursday in the fraud case against Norman Seabrook, the former head of the New York City corrections officers’ union.
Women Describe Invasive Strip Searches on Visits to City Jails

Women Describe Invasive Strip Searches on Visits to City Jails

Jeannette Reynoso said she was subjected to a body-cavity search when she visited her husband on Rikers Island in 2015. Such searches are prohibited in New York City jails.
New York City’s Young Inmates Are Held in Isolation Upstate, Despite Ban

New York City’s Young Inmates Are Held in Isolation Upstate, Despite Ban

Nazeem Francis, 19, was charged with assaulting a correction officer at Rikers Island. He was sent to Albany County Correctional Facility and placed in solitary confinement, a practice that was banned
In Retrial of Norman Seabrook, All Eyes on an Imperfect Witness

In Retrial of Norman Seabrook, All Eyes on an Imperfect Witness

Norman Seabrook, left, the former president of the city’s correction officers’ union, leaving federal court in Manhattan in June. His second trial on corruption charges started on Thursday. The first
Norman Seabrook Guilty of Bribery in Trial That Cast Shadow Over De Blasio

Norman Seabrook Guilty of Bribery in Trial That Cast Shadow Over De Blasio

This was the second trial for Norman Seabrook, who for two decades led the New York City correction officers’ union. He left the courthouse during his first trial, which ended in a mistrial, with a
500 Women and Teenagers to Be Bailed Out From Rikers by Human Rights Group

500 Women and Teenagers to Be Bailed Out From Rikers by Human Rights Group

In October, the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization will begin spending up to $5 million to bail out more than 500 women and teenagers from Rikers Island.
Teenagers Were Moved Off Rikers for Safety. Their Brawls Came, Too.

Teenagers Were Moved Off Rikers for Safety. Their Brawls Came, Too.

Fights have broken out at Horizon Juvenile Center since 93 teenage inmates from Rikers Island were transferred there last week to comply with a new state law.
Norman Seabrook Was Once a Union PowerBroker in New York. Now He Is Going to Prison.

Norman Seabrook Was Once a Union PowerBroker in New York. Now He Is Going to Prison.

Norman Seabrook, the former president of the union representing city correction officers, was sentenced on Friday after being convicted of corruption charges.
Rikers Would Close in Historic Plan to Remake N.Y. Jail System

Rikers Would Close in Historic Plan to Remake N.Y. Jail System

The City Council is expected to approve an $8 billion plan on Thursday to close the complex by 2026 and build four new jails that could become a national model.
Rikers Would Close in Historic Plan to Remake N.Y. Jail System

Rikers Would Close in Historic Plan to Remake N.Y. Jail System

The City Council is expected to approve an $8 billion plan on Thursday to close the complex by 2026 and build four new jails that could become a national model.