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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
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
Prison Guards Who Were Supposed To Be Monitoring Jeffrey Epstein Arrested
They face charges of fabricating prison records, after allegedly falling asleep for hours while they were supposed to be monitoring the high-security prisoner.
Nov 19, 2019 10:10 AM
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
Apparently A Bunch Of People Knew Jeffrey Epstein Shouldn't Be Left Alone In His Cell, And Other Epstein Updates
Buckle up, reader, this is a big one.
Updated: Aug 22, 2019 4:44 PM
DOJ Reassigns Warden From Jail Where Epstein Died
Two guards were also placed on leave.
Updated: Aug 13, 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
Everything We Know (And Don't Know) About Jeffrey Epstein's Death & Aftermath
Two days out from Epstein's death, there remain a lot of questions we simply can't answer yet, including the cause of death.
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 3:10 PM
Jeffrey Epstein Dead After Being Found Unconscious In His Jail Cell
Epstein was facing federal sex trafficking charges, after being accused of preying upon underage girls for years.
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 3:18 PM
Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Found Injured, 'Semi-Conscious With Marks On His Neck' In Jail Cell
There are a number of theories about why Epstein was found injured, from an assault to a suicide attempt.
Updated: Jul 25, 2019 4:53 PM
Paul Manafort Appears In Manhattan Court To Plead Not Guilty On NY Fraud Charges
His attorney plans to fight the allegations on grounds that you can't prosecute someone twice for one offense.
Updated: Jun 27, 2019 5:55 PM
Officials Fear El Chapo Is Planning His Escape From Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center
Joaquín Guzmán's lawyers asked for exercise time and commissary access, and prosecutors aren't keen.
Updated: May 28, 2019 10:44 AM
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