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Opinion: Trump is now forcing children to go it alone in immigration court 5.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A new Justice Department directive prohibits volunteers from assisting people who don't have lawyers in immigration court.

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16-year-old STEM School shooting suspect to be tried as an adult, judge rules 5.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Alec McKinney, the 16-year-old suspect in the May shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, will be tried as an adult.
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Calling a stranger 'pedo guy' was just swapping Twitter insults, Musk testifies 4.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk testified in a Los Angeles federal court Tuesday he was merely trading insults with British cave rescue diver Vernon Unsworth when he called him a "pedo guy" on Twitter.

Two children fatally shot, two adults found dead in Minneapolis 2.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police found two children with gunshot wounds in a yard, then heard gunfire. After several hours, SWAT team members found a man and woman both dead inside a home. Police said there’s no further danger to the public.
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Black mothers get less treatment for their postpartum depression 30.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After they give birth, black women are more likely than other women to suffer from postpartum depression, but many can't get treatment, or avoid it because they fear government scrutiny.
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Active shooter drills may not stop a school shooting — but this method could 28.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Active shooter drills are one way schools prepare for possible shootings. Now a new report underlines a method for prevention: threat assessment, along with social and emotional support for students.
16-year-old charged in connection with Aurora shooting death 26.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Aurora police arrested a 16-year-old on Friday in connection with a Nov. 21 homicide.
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Child shot in Denver Friday 22.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 6-year old boy is in the hospital after being shot when more than one person fired into his home on the 3400 block of Harrison Street, Denver Police said. The boy’s prognosis is good, police said in a tweet. Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call 720-913-7867.     UPDATE: […]
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STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect manipulated teachers, mental health providers, counselor says 22.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
As prosecutors argue to keep 16-year-old STEM shooting suspect's case in adult court, they begin to paint a picture of a manipulative troublemaker.
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Letters to the Editor: How to hold a drug-using woman who had a stillbirth accountable 21.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Stillbirth is a potential outcome of a pregnancy where the mother uses certain drugs. A murder charge seems entirely appropriate.

Denver man sentenced to prison for murdering his girlfriend’s toddler in 2015 21.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver man was sent to prison Friday for killing 23-month-old Javion Johnson, whose 2015 death triggered changes in the city's child welfare system.
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Indian Nationals Say the Green Card Backlog Is Unfair. Silicon Valley’s Plan to Fix It Could Be Too. 20.11.2019 Mother Jones
For decades, attempts to reform the United States’ immigration system have died in Congress. But in July, Michelle Canero, a business immigration lawyer in Miami, noticed that the House of Representatives had quietly passed its biggest change to US immigration law in decades. Without a hearing, a bipartisan majority had sent a bill to the […]
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Hiltzik: The truth about Somalia shows the absurdity of Trump's attack on Yovanovitch 18.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Trump blamed the disaster of Somalia on Yovanovtch. He couldn't have been more ignorant.

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Police find 26 kids behind false wall at Colorado day care 16.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Police who went to a Colorado day care after receiving complaints that the business was housing more children than its license allowed say they found 26 kids behind a false wall that hid the entrance to a basement.
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2 dead, several hurt in shooting at Calif. high school 15.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The suspect has been identified as a 16-year-old student at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita. Officials say he carried out the attack on his birthday.
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Police in Denver and Adams County look for armed man north of Regis University campus 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Police in Denver and Adams County on Monday night were alerted about a man armed with a rifle just northwest  of the Regis University campus.
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FBI joins investigation into killing of 9 members of Mormon family in Mexico 12.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Major questions remain about the motive and identity of the perpetrators who carried out the horrific slaying on Nov. 4 in the rural state of Sonora, about 70 miles south of Arizona.
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Experts worry active shooter drills in schools could be traumatic for students 11.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With lockdown drills now commonplace in public schools, experts question if they're doing more harm than good. "We don't light a fire in the hallway to practice fire drills," one professor tells NPR.
Mormons mourn their massacred relatives in Mexico: 'Our lives will never be the same' 8.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Memorial services begin in Mexico for Mormon family members killed this week.

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Opinion: Proposition 187's anti-immigrant cruelty was a California tradition 7.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It's worth remembering that an overwhelming majority voted for the infamous ballot measure 25 years ago this week.

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