Youth Development Center News

Democrats Seek Closure of Youth Center Amid Abuse Claims

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are asking Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to shut down the state’s youth detention center amid growing allegations of sexual and physical abuse. Rep. Mary Jane Wallner and Sens. Cindy Rosenwald and Becky Whitley …

Hundreds Claim Decades of Abuse by 150 Youth Center Staffers

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Abuse allegations against New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center now span six decades, with 150 staffers during that time accused of physically or sexually harming 230 children at a facility the victims’ attorney calls a “magnet …