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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former worker at a New Hampshire youth detention center recently charged with holding down a teenage boy during a rape was fired years before that, over allegations of physical and psychological abuse, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two prison guards slept while on duty, one of them failed to properly conduct overnight rounds, and two others failed to conduct timely CPR on a Ohio youth found unresponsive and later pronounced dead, according to a investigation into the 17-year-old's death released Friday.

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Four former youth detention center workers charged with sexual assault made initial court appearances in New Hampshire on Thursday, including a man accused of abusing a girl multiple times in a candy storage closet at a second state-run facility.

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would add “gender identity” and “gender expression” to anti-discrimination statutes as state lawmakers across the country are introducing bills aimed at curbing transgender rights.

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former counselor accused of raping one boy and repeatedly groping another at New Hampshire’s youth detention center in the 1990s denied the allegations when questioned by police but acknowledged being reprimanded for “wrestling with children,” a prosecutor said Monday.

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former youth detention center worker accused of responding to a bruised and crying teenager’s rape allegations by saying, “Look little fella, that just doesn’t happen," was arrested Thursday in the latest development in a broad investigation into the New Hampshire facility.

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BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — When Jonathan Rowe, 51, was coming of age in the Bay Area, he couldn't wait to get his driver's license. He was into f…

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