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The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision has suspended testing of suspected contraband drugs in its 52 prisons — a decision the union representing New York's correction officers says will lead to more violence in the facilities.

Armed with data that shows New York's COVID-19 testing in prisons trails other states, advocates are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to conduct more testing in the state's 52 correctional facilities.

RAY BROOK — The New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association said teenage inmates choked and beat a correction off…

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Alexander West will not be eligible for early release from state prison under the state’s “merit release” program, despite his convictions for…

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