We begin with newly released video from the state Attorney General’s office of the violent Jan. 12 cell extractions at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women. The disturbing footage captured on hallway and hand-held cameras run through 90 minutes of graphic recordings. The incident resulted in serious injuries to inmates, the arrest of 10 officers with more likely and the corrections commissioner’s resignation.
An award-winning journalist, Briana Vannozzi serves as the anchor for NJ Spotlight News. She's worked in several capacities since joining the news division in 2012, as interim anchor and senior correspondent after years of general assignment reporting as a multimedia journalist. Vannozzi began her television journalism career by cutting her teeth on New Jersey State House politics for New Jersey Network News. And later as a news radio correspondent at FM News 101.9 in New York City. A Burlington County native, she's honored to be serving and covering her home state.