Cindy Rodriguez appears in the following:
Thursday, December 18, 2014
US Attorney sues city to get faster reforms at Rikers Island.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The task force said that 400 individuals accounted for 10,000 jail admissions over five years. It said that 67 percent of those 400 were mentally ill and 99 percent use drugs or alcohol.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The New York City Department of Correction has proposed a slate of reforms designed to reduce jail violence.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Bratton's new pick for First Deputy is a lawyer with ties to both the Clinton and Obama administrations. He was also once a beat cop.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
New York City's troubled blue bike share system has a white knight. That means more bikes, more neighborhoods—and a higher cost of membership.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Senegalese community says elected officials have created fear over Ebola, and now their kids are being bullied and customers are avoiding their businesses.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte was grilled for more than two hours by council members concerned about the treatment of adolescents on Rikers Island.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
A Queens councilwoman will call on the city to move teens off Rikers Island.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
The de Blasio Administration is in the process of overhauling the strict work requirements that have defined public assistance in New York City for almost 20 years.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
A new report details the rough treatment of inmates placed in solitary confinement at New York City's largest jail system, Rikers Island.
Friday, August 29, 2014
As problems at Rikers Island reach a tipping point, and the need for reform becomes urgent, mothers, aunts, fiancées and others travel there regularly to check up on loved ones.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
This one alleges system-wide violations of inmates' constitutional rights, describing brutal acts of violence committed by Rikers guards.
Monday, August 04, 2014
Bharara calls violence by guards "the first impulse rather than the last resort" after two-year investigation.
Monday, July 28, 2014
New York City's public housing authority went from being a national model to one of the worst landlords in the city in the decade between 2001 and 2011.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Shola Olatoye, 39, must now contend with crumbling buildings, lack of revenue and spikes in crime in the nation's largest public housing authority.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Noel Estevez has been charged with second degree manslaughter instead of murder. The lesser offense means he will no longer be charged as an adult and his case will be moved to family court.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Advocates say people often get released without the prison system recognizing they need treatment.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
The man police believe killed a 6-year-old boy inside the elevator of a Brooklyn public housing building had a history of mental illness and violent behavior.
Monday, June 02, 2014
The city's jail system is in deep trouble, says the city's new Department of Correction Commissioner.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
A new report found that one of Mayor Bloomberg's signature affordable housing policies has fallen short of expectations.