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New York - NYC To Move Teens Off Troubled Rikers Island Jail Complex

Jul 21, 2016 at 06:30 PM

New York - New York City officials say 16- and 17-year-old inmates will be moved off the troubled Rikers Island jail complex and into a Bronx youth facility. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) announced the $300 million, four-year plan Thursday. It's subject to land use, planning and community approval. New York and North Carolina are the only two states that automatically...

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