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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Prop. 47's sentencing reform should go to Legislature, not the ballot

    Proposition 47, which would reduce penalties for drug and theft crimes, is yet another initiative that should never have been on the state ballot. The Legislature and governor get paid to deal with such things. And when they do, we're usually better...
  • What the Free Speech Movement wrought -- it may surprise you

    What the Free Speech Movement wrought -- it may surprise you
    As a crowd gathered on Sproul Plaza to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, I noticed some kids hanging cutouts of blue Twitter birds from an old oak tree in front of Sproul Hall, the UC Berkeley administration building....
  • Get In Chicago to announce design challenge to fight violence

    Get In Chicago to announce design challenge to fight violence
    This fall, Get In Chicago, the relatively new public-private partnership created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to get business leaders involved in solving the city's crime problem, will launch a series of challenges to look for new ideas, the group's director...
  • 3 teens accused of arson in March house fire

    3 teens accused of arson in March house fire
    Three teenagers have been charged with arson in connection with a fire in March that destroyed a Crystal Lake home. The teens, ages 13 to 15, were arrested on Oct. 3 and have been charged with residential arson, arson, and two counts of criminal...
  • Teen charged in string of Woodstock car burglaries

    Teen charged in string of Woodstock car burglaries
    A teenager was arrested and charged in connection with a recent string of vehicle burglaries in Woodstock. The 17-year-old was pulled over for allegedly driving erratically near North Madison and Hutchins streets around 1:35 a.m. Oct. 2. Police said...
  • A perpetual quagmire

    Sen. Phillip Puckett's resignation handed control of the Senate to the GOP and effectively scuttled the McAuliffe administration's push to expand Medicaid. Leading Democrats accused Republicans of buying the Senate by offering Sen. Puckett a job with...
  • Nepal hunger striker died seeking justice for war crimes

    KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than two weeks after a Nepalese hunger striker died, his frozen corpse still lies unclaimed in a hospital morgue - a grim reminder of the desperate struggle for justice by the families of victims of the...
  • Lawyer for accused Pennsylvania stabber decries lack of treatment options

    PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The lawyer for a teenager accused of stabbing 21 people at his Pennsylvania high school said it was "pathetic" that no mental health facilities in the state would admit him, forcing him to remain in juvenile detention despite...
  • FBI asks public to help identify homegrown terrorists

    FBI asks public to help identify homegrown terrorists
    One day after a Bolingbrook teen was accused in federal court in Chicago of plotting to travel to the Middle East and join Islamic State, the FBI is asking for the public's help to identify other individuals who have traveled — or are planning to...
  • Bolingbrook man charged with stabbing teen at restaurant

    Bolingbrook man charged with stabbing teen at restaurant
    A Bolingbrook man was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old boy at a McDonald's. Delarian L. Jones, 26, of the 400 block of Gainsborough Court, was allegedly harassing female patrons in the restaurant at 100 North...
  • Prosecutors: Gunman still at large in slaying of Skokie boy, 17

    Prosecutors: Gunman still at large in slaying of Skokie boy, 17
    Four men charged in the killing of a Skokie teen and shooting a 17-year-old girl plotted to rob the girl after arranging to buy marijuana from her, but the gunman in the slaying has not been arrested or charged, according to prosecutors. Two of those...