David Patton, executive director of the Federal Defenders of NY, said his office has filed dozens of emergency bail petitions for their clients, but those cases won't be heard until at least Monday.
Those with connections to inmates described deteriorating conditions in the jail, with inmates stuck inside dark, freezing cells, getting sick and "frantic", according to The Times.
The facility houses 1,654 inmates. "Where's the president on this?"
The judge said she planned to tour the MDC after the hearing. Witnesses said they also used pepper spray. Several protesters came running out minutes later to cover their faces in water and milk.
A fire reportedly broke out in the switchgear room over the weekend.
Some inmates have been able to talk to lawyers with the Federal Defenders on a dedicated line, but inmates represented by other lawyers haven't been able to call them, the lawyers said. The jail's website says: "All visiting at this facility has been suspended until further notice". The court papers say that jail officials have taken no steps to provide Sanchez with "an oxygen mask, clothing, blankets, or access to a habitable location that will mitigate his health risks".
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He also said the range of land-based missile complexes that are now in development will need to be increased, as well. He also tasked defence officials with extending the maximum range of ground-based missiles that are being developed.
Con Edison crews started working Sunday morning to fix the power. It was restored Sunday evening. The officials insisted that air temperatures were at an acceptable range. He said the warden told him 600 blankets from the city had been distributed.
"They all complained about the cold", Ms Velazquez said of the prisoners.
Nadler said he's spoken with the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons, who seemed to be acting with more urgency after the protests began last Friday.
Police and the Bureau of Prisons say no devices were found and no credible threat was identified. Family members have not been allowed visits in over a week and the center refuses to let the media in to witness living conditions.
The Department of Justice said Sunday it would work with the Bureau of Prisons to probe what happened there.
"The big power issue that has caused significant problems this week resulted from the fire on [last] Sunday, but they may have been having other electrical problems before that", Patton said.
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The daytime high was 43 degrees warmer than Friday's high temperature - a remarkable increase for a 72-hour period. As temperatures rise during the day Wednesday any lingering showers will switch to plain rain with ice melting.
Defense lawyers have not been able to visit inmates who were reporting little or no heat, little or no hot water, minimal electricity, near total lack of access to some medical services, or access to telephones, televisions, computers, laundry or commissary, it said.
"In the coming days, the Department will work with the Bureau of Prisons to examine what happened and ensure the facility has the power, heat and backup systems in place to prevent the problem from reoccurring", Justice Department spokesman Wyn Hornbuckle said in a statement. Union officials did not respond to a request for comment from The Associated Press.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on the Justice Department to "immediately investigate the circumstances" at the center.
Inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn have been living without power for the past week.
A tense rally was held outside the jail on Saturday following news reports that hundreds of inmates there have spent the past week largely without power or the ability to communicate with their attorneys or families.
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Maroon 5 will be performing during the halftime show and Big Boi of Outkast and rapper Travis Scott will be joining him. However, for only the second time in the Patriots' six Super Bowl victories, Tom Brady did not win MVP of the game.