Over 200 women, transgender inmates being moved out of Rikers Island

Rikers Island
A woman walks by a sign at the entrance to Rikers Island on March 31, 2017 in New York City. Photo credit Getty Images

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — More than 200 women and transgender inmates detained at Rikers Island will be transferred from the jail complex, Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.

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