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PNS Weekend Newscast - April 29th, 2017 


Here's what's happening: Donald Trump has now been president of the United States for 100 days, the People's Climate march on Washington is taking place today, and another missle launch from North Korea.

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Juvenile Justice

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri is one of only seven states that treat 17-year-olds as adults in the criminal-justice system. A group called ...Read More
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — What began as an effort to revamp the approach to juvenile detention in one Florida county has spread to hundreds of sites ...Read More
NEW YORK - Juvenile-justice advocates say New York City is spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year on a punitive approach to school discipline ...Read More
BOSTON — The number of Bay State kids being held in secure detention while awaiting court dates has dropped by more than 50 percent over eight y ...Read More
AUGUSTA, Maine – It's a dramatic drop since 2014; the number of juveniles being committed to detention in Maine is down by 36 percent. Erica ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is one of only a handful of states that still prosecutes 17-year-olds as adults in its criminal justice system, but state ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. – A program to help keep juvenile offenders out of pre-trial detention is showing big results for Virginia. The state and some ...Read More
SEATTLE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington says children charged with crimes aren't getting the legal help they deserve ...Read More
INDIANAPOLIS -- Young people in trouble with the law in Indiana have benefited from an updated approach to juvenile justice. It's the 25th ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – After a jump in the number of suicides in recent years, state lawmakers have approved a bill (HB 1775) to create and fund ...Read More
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