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  • American children safer, healthier than in decades past

     American children safer, healthier than in decades past
    With notable and tragic exceptions, American children are safer, healthier and better-educated than they were in decades past, according to a new report. The National Child and Youth Well-Being Index, produced annually by Duke University, finds that...
  • Daly named head of state's juvenile-justice department

    Daly named head of state's juvenile-justice department
    TALLAHASSEE — In a move that was widely expected, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named Christy Daly as secretary of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Daly has served as interim secretary since July, following stints as deputy secretary,...
  • Teen contraband cigarette use linked to other drugs

    By Kathryn Doyle Reuters Health - Compared to those who don't smoke illicit tobacco, kids who do are more likely to try other illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin and amphetamines, according to a recent Canadian study. The researchers used survey data...
  • Mundelein teen arrested after armed beer heist in Round Lake Beach

    Mundelein teen arrested after armed beer heist in Round Lake Beach
    A Mundelein teen was in court Thursday for allegedly flashing a gun during a beer heist at a Round Lake Beach liquor store. Robert Bowers, 19, of 833 Handley Court in Mundelein, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, retail theft and...
  • Wisconsin girls in Slenderman case ruled competent to stand trial

    Two Wisconsin girls accused of luring a classmate into the woods and repeatedly stabbing her to please a fictional Internet character named Slenderman are competent to stand trial, a judge ruled on Thursday. Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, both 12 at the...
  • U.S. to sue NY City over rights violations of teen Rikers inmates

    The U.S. government will sue New York City over widespread violations of civil rights of teenage inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex, the Justice Department said on Thursday, raising the prospect of years of federal oversight of the troubled jail....
  • Police Make Arrest In Mugging Of 99-Year Old Woman Delivering Cookies

    Police Make Arrest In Mugging Of 99-Year Old Woman Delivering Cookies
    WINDSOR — A 17-year-old youth has been charged with mugging a 99-year-old woman who was delivering cookies to the local senior center Wednesday morning. The robbery occurred around 9 a.m. when the elderly woman was on her way to the LP Wilson...
  • At a violent Florida prison, a death foreshadowed

    MIAMI Jerry Washington's terror began shortly after he filed a grievance claiming that a corrections officer at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in Milton, Fla., had grabbed his buttocks and called him "sweet cheeks." Within days of his filing a...
  • U.S. to sue NYC over rights violations of teen Rikers Island inmates

    U.S. to sue NYC over rights violations of teen Rikers Island inmates
    The U.S. government will sue New York City over widespread violations of civil rights of teenage inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex, the Justice Department said on Thursday, raising the prospect of years of federal oversight of the troubled jail....
  • Father charged in connection with Poconos crash that killed 3

    The day before a 15-year-old girl lost control of her dad's SUV and crashed it, killing three Northampton boys, her dad let her drive the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban from their suburban New York City home to their vacation home in the Pocono Mountains,...
  • New Hampshire man charged with raping teen in 10-month kidnap ordeal

    New Hampshire man charged with raping teen in 10-month kidnap ordeal
    A New Hampshire man repeatedly raped a teenage girl, binding her and using a "Taser-like" device to punish her over the 10-month period he held her in a shipping container, state prosecutors charged in court documents on Wednesday. Nathaniel Kibby, 34,...