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NY City Council votes Thursday to close nortorious Rikers Island jail

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Published on 17 Oct 2019 / In News & Politics

City lawmakers are moving a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic. The City Council is set to vote Thursday on a plan to replace the complex with four smaller jails located closer to the city`s main courthouses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens.

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