The state closed the school for boys and young men with emotional disabilities in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, last year amid alleged abuse of students by some staffers.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Warwick Fire Chief Ron Gates became emotional as he said the house was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, and there was little they could do to prevent the tragedy.
Our commentator says there’s been an erosion of faith in the foundations of our political system.
No one was seriously injured last Saturday night, after a tornado touched down in the rural Goshen and Conway, Massachusetts. But buildings collapsed, and personal belongings were destroyed. Friends — and strangers — have jumped in to help out. One “donation” happened just by chance.
As high volumes of migrants flee the United States to apply for asylum in Canada, one popular route into Quebec is just west of Lake Champlain. To get to the snowy illegal crossing, many are calling a cab. But there’s a catch: Some of those cabbies are coordinating with U.S. Border Patrol, and that practice has some civil liberties advocates concerned.