Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Tests
Positive for Coronavirus According to Deadline, Weinstein tested positive for the novel coronavirus at Wende Correctional Facility. Weinstein is one of two prisoners..
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FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at the New York Criminal Court during his ongoing sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 24, 2020...
Harvey Weinstein had breakfast at a Four Seasons hotel before he was meant to be placed in Rikers Island jail complex. According to Reuters, the former Hollywood film producer found guilty of rape and..
A union representing about 9,000 corrections officers at New York City's Rikers Island jail sued the city on Thursday, demanding better protections from coronavirus after dozens of infections at the.. Reuters - Published
(Natural News) In a sure sign that New York is bracing for a massive number of coronavirus deaths, the city is offering prisoners in the Rikers Island jail $6 per hour to help dig mass graves on Hart.. NaturalNews.com - Published
We still have choices.
Just because we’re fighting an unseen enemy in the form of a virus doesn’t mean we have to relinquish every shred of our humanity, our common sense, or our freedoms to a.. Eurasia Review - Published
Inmates crammed into New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail complex reportedly have started disturbances and are mixing shampoo and water to clean down surfaces over concerns.. FOXNews.com - Published
New York City prosecutors blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio after he appeared to go back on a vow that domestic violence and sex offenders would not be included among those released from the Rikers Island.. FOXNews.com - Published
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The coronavirus is.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defense he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
Something was wrong. The food hall line at New York's Rikers Island jail had halted. For three hours, the men stood and waited, without food, until a correctional officer quietly delivered the news: A.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Something was wrong. The chow hall line at New York’s Rikers Island jail had halted. For three hours, the men stood and waited, without food, until a correctional officer quietly delivered the news:.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Watch Video"Coronavirus is the single great public health threat in America's locked facilities right now," Emily Galvin-Almanza said.
The Associated Press and other media organizations are.. Newsy - Published
Agencies that normally monitor defendants pre-trial are hobbled by not being able to meet in person - but they are now monitoring inmates being released from Rikers Island because of the COVID-19.. Gothamist - Published
The legacy of the coronavirus pandemic, at least in so far as responses are concerned, is thickening by the day. Behavioural changes are being urged, language is rapidly evolving (spot the.. Eurasia Review - Published
Watch VideoThe New York City Board of Correction is calling on city officials to release vulnerable or low-risk inmates as the coronavirus spreads inside jails.
On Sunday, New York City Mayor Bill.. Newsy - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein tested positive for the coronavirus at a state prison in New York while serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault, the head of the state correctional.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Mid-Day
Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2020 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- The worldwide outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) is beginning to touch one of the populations in the United States most vulnerable to disease: the.. CNA - Published
New York City’s vast jail system, which includes the notorious Rikers Island complex, is confronting the nation’s largest coronavirus jail outbreak to date as 38 people have tested positive for.. FOXNews.com - Published
At least 38 people have tested positive for coronavirus in New York City jails, including the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, the board that oversees them said on Saturday. In a letter to.. WorldNews - Published
Legal advocates and public health experts say Mayor Bill de Blasio isn't moving fast enough to release vulnerable individuals detained at the city's jails, amid mounting evidence that COVID-19 is.. Gothamist - Published