Notorious Federal Jail In Lower Manhattan To Close
The facility, best known as the site of Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, could shutter as early as October.
Aug 27, 2021 11:15 AM
The Cause Of Roberto Grant’s Death In Notorious Manhattan Jail Was Deemed “Undetermined.” Experts Now Say It Was A Homicide
“There’s nothing undetermined about this.”
Apr 8, 2021 7:01 AM
Spread Of Coronavirus "A Nightmare Waiting To Happen" For NY Jails & Prisons
Defense attorneys, criminal justice advocates and health experts are raising the alarm about the likelihood of the outbreak hitting incarcerated populations.
Mar 9, 2020 4:54 PM
Manhattan Federal Jail Enters Day Five Of Lockdown Over "Security Concerns"
"To go five full days with zero access is just entirely unacceptable."
Mar 2, 2020 12:49 PM
Female Detainees Are Freezing Inside Notorious Manhattan Jail, Attorney Says
'They have raised the cold issue with the staff on their unit repeatedly, but with no change in condition or provision of warmer clothing.'
Dec 20, 2019 5:41 PM
Detainees At Notorious Manhattan Federal Jail Say They're Being Forced To Clean Raw Sewage (Again)
Susan Kellman, who has represented clients at MCC for roughly three decades, recently noted that conditions there are 'the worst that it's ever been.'
Updated: Aug 26, 2019 5:59 PM
'Toilet Waste And Feces Were All Over The Floors': Federal Jail Where Epstein Died Is Still A 'Dangerous' Place
Over the spring, Gothamist was in touch with two women held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, who said they were denied basic medical care and that their cells routinely flooded with sewage.
Updated: Aug 13, 2019 4:59 PM
Correction Officer Arrested For Sexually Abusing Four Inmates At Notorious Manhattan Jail
A longtime correction officer was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing several female inmates at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, a notorious federal jail located just two blocks from City Hall.
Updated: May 21, 2019 6:19 PM
Government Shutdown Causing Disruptions Inside NYC's Federal Jails, Lawyers Say
'Attorney visitation has been sporadic and often shut down or canceled which means that attorneys can't meet with their clients.'
Updated: Jan 15, 2019 5:24 PM
Prisoners Endure A Nightmare 'Gulag' In Lower Manhattan, Hidden In Plain Sight
'If I described these conditions to you, you’d be forgiven for thinking that this was Iran or Russia. But in fact this gulag exists right here in lower Manhattan.'
Updated: Jun 20, 2018 11:04 AM
Bill Murray-Hosted Manhattan Cocktail Classic Gala Cancelled Day Before Event
The whole Classic may be canceled, too.
Updated: May 11, 2017 3:15 PM
Manhattan Cocktail Classic Returns After 2015 Cancellation
The big opening Gala has moved from the New York Public Library to the Loeb Central Park Boathouse.
Updated: Mar 4, 2017 6:34 PM
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