PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2018 

New research finds stiffer prison terms do not deter drug use. Also on our nationwide rundown: we will take you to a state where 4 in 10 adults have gun; and “ghost” fishing gear killing whales and seals on the West Coast.

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NEW YORK — A new, 50-state study finds that putting more people in jail for drug offenses doesn't reduce drug use or overdose deaths. On ...Read More
DENVER – There is a strong link between mass shootings and domestic violence, according to new analysis by Everytown for Gun Safety. The study ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. – President Donald Trump is calling for tough law-enforcement measures to fight the opioid epidemic – measures drug policy ...Read More
SEATTLE – Opponents of a new youth jail are asking King County to place a moratorium on its construction, which is already underway. No New ...Read More
BOSTON – Civil-rights groups are asking the Commonwealth's highest court to stop federal immigration officials from arresting people at courthou ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – There is a strong link between mass shootings and domestic violence, according to an analysis of seven years of shootings ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – A bill to restore the vote to thousands of Connecticut residents is getting a hearing Thursday in the General Assembly ...Read More
DENVER – The Colorado House Local Government Committee on Wednesday is set to decide the fate of the "Right to Rest Act." House Bill 1067 woul ...Read More
CARSON CITY, Nev. – After a rash of high-profile cases, a brand new hotline has just been established for Nevadans to report abuse or neglect ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Prison reform advocates say too many of the 12,000 women in Texas prisons don't need to be behind bars. A study by the ...Read More
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