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Juvenile Delinquency

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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...
  • 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...
  • 13-year-old charged with armed robbery in Sanford

    13-year-old charged with armed robbery in Sanford
    Sanford Police arrested a 13-year-old Friday, charging him with one armed robbery and one attempted robbery earlier this week, a police spokeswoman said. The 13-year-old, whose name is not being published because he is a minor, was charged with two...
  • What you missed this week: Top stories from the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team

    What you missed this week: Top stories from the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team
    My reporter colleagues on the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team --  Tonya Alanez (@Talanez); Mike Clary (@MikeClary); Emily Miller (@EmilyBethMiller); Erika Pesantes (@EPesantes) and Wayne Roustan (@WayneRoustan) -- filed some excellent stories...
  • A Welcome Puzzle: Why Violent Crime Is Down

    A Welcome Puzzle: Why Violent Crime Is Down
    When Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra announced that violent crime had dropped in the city in 2014, he praised several police initiatives as well as the department's relationships with the community, but said he was not comfortable giving the police all the...
  • Teen arrested for brining marijuana-laced cookies to school

    Teen arrested for brining marijuana-laced cookies to school
    A Northern California high school student has been arrested for allegedly bringing more than a dozen marijuana-laced cookies to sell at his school. Hercules police tell the Oakland Tribune Thursday the 16-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing...
  • Father of murder suspect sentenced for gun charge

    Father of murder suspect sentenced for gun charge
    Lothar Schafer told authorities he bought a .45-caliber Hi-Point carbine so his son Konrad, a small, bullied teen cancer survivor, could have protection at their Poinciana home. He was "naive," and had no idea what the teenager would do with the weapon,...
  • Men accused of stealing phone, uploading video of themselves on victim's Facebook

    Men accused of stealing phone, uploading video of themselves on victim's Facebook
    Ricardo Carter and Tyrone Cruz couldn't wait to use the iPhone they had just stolen — and that was their demise, police said. That's because the video they recorded on the phone synced to the victim's Facebook account, according to an arrest...