Best known for its honest and sometimes scathing consumer reviews of restaurants, Yelp has now expanded to include inmates ratings for prisons.
Prisoners, their lawyers and family members are joining the growing band of internet reviewers on Yelp who critique everything from bowling alleys to plumbers.
And with typical candor, reviews make plain that employees at New York’s Sing Sing Correctional facility are the ‘most unprofessional staff in the world and the [...]
New York City’s diminutive apartments have long been the butt of many a housing joke, but now developers are poised to take the concept of downsizing to a new low.
City planners believe that tiny studio units measuring 300 square feet – or six times the size of a standard jail cell at Rikers Island – could be the answer to a growing population of singles and two-person households.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg [...]
Anna Gristina will go back to Rikers Island prison
Former attorney Peter Gleason offered up $2.5m loft as collateral
Prosecutors question ‘murky relationship’ between them
Defense lawyer Gary Greenwald now on the case
She thought she would have been spending tonight in his arms.
But after a judge denied ‘Manhattan Madam’ Anna Gristina bail for the third time today, the only thing she could do was mouth the words ‘I love you’ to her husband [...]
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund who was arrested in New York for alleged sexual assault, has a court hearing scheduled for Thursday morning to seek his release on bail.
A court administrator says the hearing concerns a special application on behalf of Strauss-Kahn. Citing a source, CBS 2?s Tony Aiello reported that the IMF chief could be out of prison by [...]
NEW YORK – A law enforcement official and a union official say International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under a suicide watch in jail.
Norman Seabrook heads New York City’s corrections officer union. He told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Strauss-Kahn was under the watch at Rikers Island.
A law enforcement official confirmed that Strauss-Kahn was placed under watch after undergoing a mental health evaluation. The [...]