The latest on the crisis at Lincoln Hills
The Lincoln Hills School in Irma made headlines last December after a sweeping FBI probe at the institution. There were reports that the youths were not receiving adequate education. Since then, the reports have only gotten worse, including allegations of sexual assault, physical child abuse and more.
Reporter Patrick Marley joins Behind the Headlines with a look at the story as it’s developed over the course of the year. Patrick also examines alternatives for handling juvenile offenders, including the example set by the state of Missouri. To read the stories, go to jsonline.com/LincolnHills.
Also in today’s show, books editor Jim Higgins discusses his picks for the 10 best books of 2016. And business reporter Joe Taschler gives us an update on how local businesses are dealing with the erratic weather during this holiday shopping season.