Missouri officials planned to thank St. Louis journalist who found data flaw before governor condemned newspaper, records show

Just before Missouri Gov. Mike Parson condemned a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter for exposing a state database flaw, records show a state official was instead preparing to thank him for finding the ...

Number of Connecticut children referred to juvenile court dropped 75% since 2005 and the decline has accelerated during COVID-19, data show

The number of children referred to Connecticut’s juvenile courts has dropped almost 75% since 2005, new data show, charting a steady decrease in the number of juveniles entering the state’s criminal ...