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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Newport News teen faces charges after shooting at vehicle with CO2 gun, police say

    A 17-year-old Newport News teen was arrested after police said an officer saw him shooting at an occupied vehicle with what turned out to be a CO2 gun. The incident happened about 3:45 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of Beechmont Drive, and two males the...
  • Sheriff's mapping tool lets you search crime in your neighborhood

    Sheriff's mapping tool lets you search crime in your neighborhood
    Why was there a sheriff's helicopter hovering over my neighborhood? Why were deputies putting up crime-scene tape down my street? Those answers are now at your fingertips and just a few clicks away. Starting Friday, the Broward Sheriff's Office is...
  • Breaking a vicious cycle [Editorial]

    Breaking a vicious cycle  [Editorial]
    For far too many young people who get caught up in the criminal justice system, an arrest or conviction for even a minor, non-violent offense can become a one-way ticket to a shrunken future that slams the door on opportunities for the rest of their...
  • City officials prepare to launch new curfew Aug. 8

    City officials prepare to launch new curfew Aug. 8
    Baltimore officials will open two youth centers in advance of the strict new curfew law that takes effect Aug. 8, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Thursday. The curfew centers will open early next month on the city's east and west sides with staffs of...
  • 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,...