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New State Laws On Juvenile Justice

In a reversal of the tough-on-crime legislation of the late 1980s and 1990s, 23 states have enacted laws that aim to keep juveniles out of adult prisons and court systems. A panel discusses a range of factors, including suicides by youths in adult jails as well as the cost of adult prisons, that have led to new legislation across the country.

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Ocean City Police Refrain From Cellphone Use While Driving

One police department on the Eastern Shore is choosing to go hands free in the name of public safety.

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Ocean City Police Refrain From Cellphone Use While Driving

One police department on the Eastern Shore is choosing to go hands free in the name of public safety.

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Are Homeless Kids In D.C. Out In The Cold?

At least 150 homeless teens were turned away from a D.C. shelter this year, and now advocates are putting renewed pressure on the city to find more shelter beds for unaccompanied minors.

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This Week On Metro Connection: House And Home

We'll look at the places that shelter us and the symbolism behind our humble abodes as we bring you a show about "House and Home."

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Survey Completed Of Homeless Population In Montgomery County

As a cold snap finally heralds in the beginning of the winter season, the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless just completed their survey of the region's most vulnerable.

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D.C. Comedy Group Aims To End Rape Kit Backlog

Sexual assault is no laughing matter, but local comedians are using humor to raise awareness about a serious topic: the national backlog of rape kits.

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Aftershocks Of The Edward Snowden Case

Kojo chats with one of the activists who recently met face-to-face with Edward Snowden in Russia.

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Capitol Police Report On Navy Yard Shooting Delayed

A report into the response by the U.S. Capitol Police to last month's Navy Yard shooting has been delayed by the federal government shutdown.

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Tighter Security Planned For Army Ten-Miler

The thousands of participants and spectators planning to attend the 29th annual Army Ten Miler this Sunday should expect heightened security.

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