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  • Black teens who commit a few crimes go to jail as often as white teens who commit dozens: study

    Black teens who commit a few crimes go to jail as often as white teens who commit dozens: study
    Boys are less likely to commit crimes, but they are more likely to be placed in a correctional facility than they were three decades ago, according to a new study that shows the justice system for juvenile offenders has become much more punitive. The trends are particularly pronounced among boys from racial minorities, according to the paper by Tia Stevens Andersen of the University of South Carolina and Michigan State University's Merry Morash.
  • Teen struck by car in Deerfield Beach

    Teen struck by car in Deerfield Beach
    A teen was flown to the hospital Friday night after he was hit by a car in Deerfield Beach. The 13-year-old was at the intersection of Northeast Third Avenue and Northeast 44th Court when he was struck, said Mike Jachles, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue...

    Gov. Jerry Brown weighs parole for killer in controversial LAPD lecture

    Gov. Jerry Brown weighs parole for killer in controversial LAPD lecture
    Rene Enriquez boasts an impressive law enforcement resume. Author. Expert witness. Government consultant. College lecturer. But he achieved such respected standing because of his earlier life's work: Killer, drug dealer and Mexican Mafia "shot caller....

    Street policing doesn't belong in school

    Street policing doesn't belong in school
    In recent months, there has been a flood of video evidence of police violence in our communities. Earlier this week, a gut-wrenching video surfaced that shows a school police officer violently attacking three young girls inside one of our middle schools....

    Records: Teen killed by Denver police previously cited for eluding officer, resisting arrest

    A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest just three weeks before her death, court records obtained Friday show. State troopers...