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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong

    Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong
    John Skok seemed poised to take a plea deal, accepting a year in jail for his part in a scheme that bilked a Montville woman out of her life savings, when the prosecutor brought the proceedings to a halt to accuse the defendant of being drunk in court....
  • Advocate For Medical Marijuana Tells Story Of Pain And Hope

    Advocate For Medical Marijuana Tells Story Of Pain And Hope
    It's a subject of contentious debate: Should marijuana be legal for medicinal use? More than a dozen states have passed legislation legalizing medical marijuana, but so far that hasn't happened in Connecticut. The legislature is expected to take up the...
  • Study: 19 Percent of Teens Have Driven High

    Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out, the game changes. With my oldest daughter preparing for middle school next year, I feel like I have a pretty firm grip on the perils of upper elementary: limiting the amount of makeup worn...
  • Update: Newport News jury deliberating in double homicide

    UPDATE: Closing arguments from the prosecution and defense were heard Thursday morning. The jury was given the case about noon and has begun its deliberations. -------------- NEWPORT NEWS — A jailhouse informant in a Newport News murder case...
  • 4 teens charged in fatal shooting at River Oaks Mall

    4 teens charged in fatal shooting at River Oaks Mall
    Four teens have been charged with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man who was followed to the River Oaks Mall in Calumet City and gunned down in an attempted robbery over the weekend, police said. Calumet City Police Chief Edward Gilmore said...
  • Deputies: 25 arrested in surprise probation sweep in Orange County

    Deputies: 25 arrested in surprise probation sweep in Orange County
    Orange County authorities arrested 25 juveniles and adults in a surprise probation sweep targeting violent prior offenders Wednesday, officials said. During the massive operation, a 22-year-old driver was arrested after she slammed into a Sheriff's...
  • Juvenile Arrested In Bridgeport Homicide

    BRIDGEPORT - Police arrested a 17-year old male and charged him with murder in conjunction with a shooting that killed a 21-year old man on Aug. 10. Police did not release the suspect's name because he is a juvenile under Connecticut state law, but said...
  • Juvenile detention program is helping kids turn graffiti skills into art

    Juvenile detention program is helping kids turn graffiti skills into art
    The walls were brown; not the nice, warm hue in decor magazines, just plain, dull brown. I was only in the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center for a few hours, but I already could feel the draining effects of the drabness that surrounded me....
  • Teen charged after deadly Catonsville raid pleads guilty to handgun charge

    Teen charged after deadly Catonsville raid pleads guilty to handgun charge
    A teenager who fled from tactical officers during a Catonsville raid last year in which an officer and another man died, pleaded guilty to a handgun charge Wednesday. Taquan Barney, now 18, has been held at the Baltimore County Detention Center since...
  • Transgender Connecticut teen found safe after escaping custody

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A transgender teenager whose detainment without charges at a Connecticut adult prison sparked protests this year, was back at a juvenile detention facility after fleeing a private treatment center, state officials said on Wednesday....
  • Convicted killer of Indian Head Park teen due back in court next month

    Convicted killer of Indian Head Park teen due back in court next month
    The Chicago man found guilty Monday of fatally stabbing a high school freshman is due back in court next month for a likely sentencing date. John Wilson, 41, was convicted of the first-degree murder of Kelli O’Laughlin, 14, of Indian Head Park....