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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Detroit boy was abused, harshly disciplined: state petition

    (Reuters) - A 12-year-old Detroit boy found in his basement 11 days after being reported missing was ordered by his father to do heavy workouts twice a day and was beaten with plastic piping, according to court documents. Charlie Bothuell V's workouts,...
  • Attorney: Jurors Didn't Hear All Sides In Peeler Case

    Attorney: Jurors Didn't Hear All Sides In Peeler Case
    HARTFORD — There was a side of Russell Peeler Jr. that objective sources didn't get to tell the jury about as it considered whether to execute the convicted killer or send him to prison for life, his attorney says. And that portrayal of Peeler as a...
  • Courageous or spineless? Our actions -- or inactions -- decide for us [Commentary]

    Courageous or spineless? Our actions -- or inactions -- decide for us [Commentary]
    The psychological explanation for what happened to Catherine Ferreira is neat and tidy and sounds like reason. "The bystander effect," explains Psychology Today on its website, "occurs when the presence of others hinders an individual from intervening...
  • Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis

    Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis
    On a June morning last year, Alex Alvarez left his home in the lush Salvadoran region of Morazan to make the now-familiar journey of tens of thousands of other young immigrants from Central America. There was no father or mother to send him off with a...
  • 1 defendant in beating of motorist gets a year in jail

    DETROIT One of four Detroit men who admitted to taking part in the April beating of Steve Utash received a sentence below the legal guidelines Thursday, despite the prosecutor's objection. James Deontae Davis, 24, was given a year in jail or work release...
  • Man sentenced to year in jail in Detroit mob beating of motorist

    (Reuters) - A man who pleaded guilty to being part of a mob assault on a motorist who accidentally struck a child in Detroit was sentenced on Thursday to one year in jail. James Davis, 24, was sentenced in Wayne County Circuit Court to five years...
  • One woman's journey to and across the US border

    FORT WORTH, Texas Edilsa Cano was fleeing sexual assault, kidnapping and death threats all from her own family when she left her village in Guatemala at 16. Now 21, she sees her own desperation in the tens of thousands of Central American children,...
  • White House warns of rising drug use, says legalization is no panacea

    WASHINGTON A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot....
  • San Marcos fire was intentionally set by a juvenile, sheriff says

    A juvenile has been identified as the person responsible for intentionally setting the Cocos fire that burned nearly 2,000 acres and destroyed or damaged 40 structures in the San Marcos area in May, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said...
  • Woman Accused Of Drone Attack Gets Probation

    NEW HAVEN — A woman accused of attacking a teen who flew a camera-equipped drone over her head at the beach was granted a special form of probation Wednesday. Andrea Mears, 23, of Westbrook was granted accelerated rehabilitation, a program...
  • Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security

    Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security
    Deputy sheriffs at the Baltimore County circuit courthouse in Towson say their dwindling numbers and inability to hire new employees in the past four years has left them increasingly concerned about security. Union leaders say the small agency is...