CHICAGO (AP) — The death of Laquan McDonald, a black Chicago teenager who was a state ward for most of his life before he we was shot 16 times by a white police officer, has spurred Illinois’ child welfare agency to look differently and with more focus at the cases of troubled youths, the director told The Associated Press. 762 more words
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LANSING (WWJ/AP) – Environmental and civil rights groups are asking a federal judge to order the prompt replacement of all lead pipes in Flint’s water system to ensure residents of the Michigan city — and beyond — have a safe drinking supply. 991 more words
MADISON — Federal officials have closed a long-running investigation into whether Milwaukee’s voucher school program discriminates against disabled student.
The American Civil Liberties Union and Disability Rights Wisconsin filed a complaint with the U.S. 99 more words