Lucy Nalpathanchil http://ripr.org en When States Can't Control Violent Youth, Is Prison The Answer? http://ripr.org/post/when-states-cant-control-violent-youth-prison-answer More than 4,000 children are in the custody of Connecticut's Department of Children and Families. But it's one girl, known as Jane Doe, who has galvanized advocates for juvenile justice reform and LGBT youth.<strong> </strong><p>Last month, a Connecticut judge approved a rare request from the state's child welfare agency: to move the 16-year-old transgender girl to an adult women's prison. She has not been charged with any crimes, but the state says she's too violent for a juvenile facility. Thu, 15 May 2014 21:01:00 +0000 Lucy Nalpathanchil 33642 at http://ripr.org When States Can't Control Violent Youth, Is Prison The Answer? Marine's Family Decides To Talk Openly About His Suicide http://ripr.org/post/marines-family-decides-talk-openly-about-his-suicide Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>This is a stunning number. Every day in this country, an estimated 22 veterans take their own lives. Often military families suffer these tragedies privately. But the recent death of a Connecticut veteran is very much out in the open.<p>Lucy Nalpathanchil from member station, WNPR has the story.<p>LUCY NALPATHANCHIL, BYLINE: There's a stigma that surrounds military suicides. When a loved one dies in this manner, grieving family and friends often don't talk about it openly. But, Joanna Gallup Eldridge says their stories need to be heard. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:09:00 +0000 Lucy Nalpathanchil 24473 at http://ripr.org