In 2007, the Voice detailed the death of Oswald Livermore in the city jail known as "the tombs." Livermore died from acute alcohol withdrawal with delirium tremens on May 11 of that year. His family alleged misconduct by guards and medical personnel in connection with the death.Now, the top state ag ... More >>
Months after selling coke to an undercover, cops find him with 100 packets of 'Black Gold'
A Voice story posted online on Wednesday about a Rikers Island drug counselor busted for selling heroin and cocaine brought a strong reaction late Thursday from a Correction Department spokesman who sharply objected to any characterization that Correction officials were in any way indifferent to smu ... More >>
UPDATE: Read the Correction Department's response to this story here. A top official in a city-funded drug treatment program at the Rikers Island jail complex has been charged with…wait for it...selling cocaine and heroin. Until he was unceremoniously removed from his office earlier th ... More >>