Juvenile Detention Center

Amid significant reforms, federal officials worry that sexual abuse in juvenile justice system remains prevalent and too often unpunished. A U.S. Department of Justice report released last week found that between 2007 and 2012, the rate of formal sex abuse allegations against guards and other staff in state juvenile justice facilities has doubled, even as the number of children entering those systems has dropped. The report, one of the largest of its kind, draws on data collected directly from the administrators at more than 1,400 state, local and private juvenile detention facilities.

The series exposed gross violations of Americans' constitutional rights perpetrated by the US government and law enforcement agencies across the country in the name of national security. The first episode that premiered on Jan. 22 examined how law enforcement tracked Black Lives Matter protesters. The most recent looked into how hackers uncovered they were being surveilled through government-approved spyware.
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The series exposed gross violations of Americans' constitutional rights perpetrated by the US government and law enforcement agencies across the country in the name of national security. The first episode that premiered on Jan. 22 examined how law enforcement tracked Black Lives Matter protesters. The most recent looked into how hackers uncovered they were being surveilled through government-approved spyware.

Try as they may, few establishments on LI are bound to throw parties as lively or serve food as authentic as these half dozen Cajun joints that have menus featuring crawfish, alligator and of course, jambalaya.
GOD OF CARNAGE

French playwright Yasmina Reza hones in on one of the universal fears of parenthood—that your child will be hurt by or might hurt another child. The play, originally written in Reza’s native tongue and translated into English by Christopher Hampton, has captured the imagination of theatergoers around the world.

The great painter Willem de Kooning riding home on his bicycle would be no match for today's traffic in the Hamptons but decades ago artists and poets had the roads all to themselves.

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William Flanagan's attorneys plan to ask the state Court of Appeals to hear the case next.

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

The case got no news coverage but easily ranks as one of the weirdest, most macabre thefts in recent memory on Long Island.

The Obama administration has stepped up the NSA’s warrantless surveillance program on U.S. soil to search for signs of hacking.

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"What we’re doing now is we’re responding in a much more organized and political way: to say after the cameras are gone and it’s no longer a headline story, we’re still going to hold this nation accountable to 42 million of its citizens."

- Rev. Dr. Lisa Williamson


Borne Out Of Racism, Defiant AME Church Preaches Social Justice Through Gospel

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