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PNS Daily Newscast - November 16, 2018 


Winter Storm Avery takes lives, puts the brakes on commutes across the Northeast. Also on our Friday rundown: A first-of-its-kind report calls for policies to ease transitions of young people living in foster care. And "got gratitude" this holiday season? It could benefit your health.

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Juvenile Justice

CHICAGO – Hundreds of young children are held in juvenile detention facilities each year in Illinois. And the county responsible for many of ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – People who've spent time in Connecticut jails and prisons are asking the state to invest in opportunities for all instead of ...Read More
KEARNEY, Neb. – Momentum is building to install a $2 million fence around a youth detention center in Kearney, but children's advocates are ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Some advocates and policymakers are hopeful Illinois will become part of a wave of national juvenile justice reform ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas ranks 43rd in child well-being – which makes it one of the ten worst states for kids, according to the Annie E ...Read More
CARSON CITY, Nev. — The state of Nevada tries children as adults for certain crimes; but when children enter the adult system, the state has ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Juvenile-justice groups are planning to pack a public hearing today in Sacramento - to support a bill that would ban ...Read More
LANSING, Mich. - Seventeen-year-olds in Michigan can't vote, can't serve in the military or buy a pack of cigarettes. Yet under current law they can ...Read More
SALT LAKE CITY – Utah's prison population is now well below where it had been projected to be by this time, according to new data The Pew ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Claiming not to know that a car is stolen would no longer be a major factor in prosecuting suspected carjackers under a ...Read More
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