NYC's Non-Plan for Rikers Inmates During Irene Reminds Many of Katrina

While city officials claimed that the island that houses 12,000 prisoners wasn’t in immediate danger from Hurricane Irene, they also admitted that there’s no evacuation plan. Period.

Twitter Rages as NY Announces No Evacuation Plan for Rikers

Major publications avoided the biggest story in New York’s battle against Hurricane Irene. Twitter played a critical row in bringing the news to the masses.