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PNS Weekend Newscast - April 22, 2017 


In focus on the rundown: Arkansas keeps the pressure on for more executions; we take you to Earth Day actions in New York and Colorado: and look into whether Trump policies are prompting back-door militarization of local police.

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Juvenile Justice

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The U.S. Justice Department has submitted a "statement of interest" in a lawsuit seeking to end the solitary confinement of ...Read More
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The third lawsuit against the Missouri Department of Corrections in two months has been filed. The MacArthur Justice ...Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – This week, a new state law is in effect aimed at protecting children who are victims of sexual abuse. Law enforcement ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A study done by youth researchers cites fear as a major barrier to wellness for students of color. Youth of color ...Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. – The tide may be turning when it come to prosecuting all 16- and 17-year-olds in North Carolina as adults. This month, a ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Lack of behavioral health care for children may be undermining West Virginia's efforts to reduce truancy, cut juvenile ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. - U.S. Supreme Court rulings have made prisoners sentenced to life without parole as juveniles eligible for release, but a new report ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania's new truancy law makes some major improvements, but puts poor families at risk of increased penalties that ...Read More
LEADVILLE, CO – A school district in rural Colorado is shifting its approach to student discipline in an effort to keep more kids in school and ...Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary John Tilley said putting kids in a prison cell is not the answer most of the ...Read More
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