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  • Wayne Treacy seeks reduced prison sentence

    Wayne Treacy seeks reduced prison sentence
    Wayne Treacy, the Pompano Beach teenager who tried to kill a middle school student in 2010 by repeatedly stomping on her head with steel toe boots, deserves a break from his 20-year prison sentence because he is not getting the mental health treatment he needs behind bars, his lawyer is arguing.
  • Wayne Treacy guilty verdict no surprise

    I didn't sit through the whole trial, but I'd have to say the jury's conviction of Wayne Treacy for first-degree attempted murder in the horrific March 2010 attack on Josie Lou Ratley is no surprise at all. Insanity defenses are...

    Wayne Treacy trial -- What should punishment be?

    A jury is expected to start deliberating Wayne Treacy's fate later today. If he's convicted of attempted murder in the brutal beating of Josie Lou Ratley, what's a just punishment for someone who's 17 and was only 15 at the...

    Rehab begins for Deerfield school beating victim Josie Lou Ratley

    Rehab begins for Deerfield school beating victim Josie Lou Ratley
    Beating victim Josie Lou Ratley entered a new stage of recovery Wednesday morning, joined by family members she will be leaning on during a long, painful and uncertain rehabilitation process, her family's lawyer said. Ratley, 15, was taken to an...

    Wrong and wronger: Understanding the beating of Josie Lou Ratley

    In covering the assault on Josie Lou Ratley, I've had the opportunity this week to talk to several friends of Wayne Treacy, the 15-year-old boy accused of trying to beat her to death. So brutal was the violence allegedly committed by Treacy that I was...