Union: Correction officer has fractured backbone after Rikers assault

RIKERS ISLAND (WABC) — A correction officer has a fractured backbone after gang individuals attacked him at Rikers. The correction officials’ union says the assault took place Saturday afternoon on the George Motchan Detention Middle. The union says an inmate punched the officer, after which 3 different gang individuals began kicking him after he fell to the bottom. The officer ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Inmate suing town after Rikers protecting custody slashing

NYACK, New York (WABC) — Joseph Troiano, 28, is a steady make-up artist and hair stylist. He made a silly mistake and attempted to shoplift pocketbooks. Troiano used to be sentenced to 60 days at Rikers since he had no prior arrests. He’s overtly homosexual and requested to be installed protecting custody whilst serving time. Now, Troiano has six-inch gash ...

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