An employee leaves the Clinton Correctional Facility, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Dannemora, N.Y. Search teams are back in the woods of northern New York looking for two convicted murderers who broke out of the maximum-security prison a week and a half ago. More than 800 law enforcement officers are in the 12th day of searching for David Sweat and Richard Matt. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Corrections officer union fires back at claims of prisoner abuse

Break Out

NYSCOPBA, the union representing New York’s corrections officers, is calling reports of the allegations one-sided.


Ban on microbeads made official

The signing of the bill comes after an unanimous vote in the Erie County Legislature to put the bill on to County Executive Mark Poloncarz.