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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Connecticut court tosses 100-year sentence imposed on teen

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned a 100-year prison sentence that was imposed on a Hartford teenager in a murder case, saying juveniles cannot be treated the same as adults when being sentenced for violent crimes. In a 5-2 ruling,...
  • Minor faces charge after school bus hit with rock

    Minor faces charge after school bus hit with rock
    A minor was arrested Friday after police say he threw a rock at a school bus, injuring one of its passengers. The bus was stopped in the 2500 block of Northwest 60th Terrace in Sunrise at about 8:54 a.m. when it was hit with a rock, said Officer Cindi...
  • Pa. bank fined $1.5M for ignoring judge's suspicious activity in juvenile justice scandal

    Pa. bank fined $1.5M for ignoring judge's suspicious activity in juvenile justice scandal
    DUNMORE (AP) — A bank in northeastern Pennsylvania has been fined $1.5 million for failing to file suspicious activity reports linked to a juvenile justice scandal. U.S. Treasury Department investigators announced the penalty Friday against...
  • Hong Kong woman gets 6 years in Indonesian maid abuse case

    A Hong Kong mother of two was given a six-year prison term Friday for abusing her Indonesian maid in a case that aroused widespread outrage over its brutality. Law Wan-tung was sentenced after her conviction earlier this month on eight charges of...
  • Sex sting nets Facebook child-attack suspect accused of soliciting mom to abuse son

    Sex sting nets Facebook child-attack suspect accused of soliciting mom to abuse son
    Twelve people in Central Florida were arrested this month during an undercover child-porn sting, including one suspect accused of a sex attack on a child and soliciting a mother to attack her own child, deputies announced. An additional suspect — a...
  • White House-sponsored event at UMBC probes help for students in juvenile justice system

    White House-sponsored event at UMBC probes help for students in juvenile justice system
    Students and administrators from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, participating in a White House-sponsored education symposium Wednesday, promoted a program that they say helps youths in the juvenile justice system, particularly African-...
  • CEO sells programs to predict crime while battling own cases

    The CEO of a Utah company that has emerged as a key player in a national movement to overhaul the justice system is a repeat offender himself. Sean Hosman's dual roles as advocate for change and repeat visitor at county jails provide a striking case...
  • A criminal justice advocate wages his own battle with crime

    Sean Hosman is a leading voice in the national push to transform the justice system by predicting which criminals will commit crimes again. He also is a repeat offender himself, whose trips in and out of jail provide a striking case study of the...
  • Ex-coach in New Jersey hazing case retains teaching job

    The former coach of the New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations will remain a teacher. The Sayreville school board on Tuesday night reassigned George Najjar from the high school,...
  • Kendall State's Attorney's Office handling more cases involving children

    Kendall State's Attorney's Office handling more cases involving children
    The Kendall County State's Attorney's office has handled progressively fewer cases during the past three years. But the bad news is that the county has been seeing more juvenile abuse and neglect cases, according to State's Attorney Eric Weis' 2014...
  • Teen charged with firing at car containing four children

    Teen charged with firing at car containing four children
    A teen is facing attempted murder charges after he opened fire on a car containing four children in a gang-related shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The suspect allegedly injured himself with a graze wound as...