Cindy Rodriguez appears in the following:
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Schools are an early point of detection for serious emotional problems, but most don't have the resources or training to respond. This rambunctious 9-year-old is one of the lucky ones.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Meet Sedlis Dowdy, a diagnosed schizophrenic who spent nine years in solitary confinement. He gets out of prison in five years. What will we do with him then?
Friday, December 26, 2014
Mourners lined up outside the church a full hour before the service began.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
A forensic psychologist says other social factors may be more to blame.
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.