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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Follies of youth: Young nonviolent offenders deserve a second chance

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, July 10: America's experiment with harsh punishment for nonviolent offenders has proved to be self-defeating. Rather than lessening crime, these policies promote recidivism...
  • Five people charged in wake of Plainfield shooting

    Five people charged in wake of Plainfield shooting
    Five people have been charged with various crimes stemming from an altercation that resulted in a man being shot in the leg Monday morning in a Plainfield subdivision.  Police said they received a called at about 10 a.m. Monday from a man who said he...
  • Lake Forest police reports: Teen hit on bicycle and more

    Lake Forest police reports: Teen hit on bicycle and more
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports. A 36-year-old Waukegan man was arrested on June 3 at 9:59 p.m. on Waukegan Road at Westleigh Road and charged with driving on a suspended license. A 30-year-old North Chicago man was arrested...
  • 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...
  • Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84

     Robert Depke, Lake County politician, dies at 84
    Robert W. Depke, a major political player who twice served as chairman of the Lake County Board, was nicknamed "Bulldozer Bob" for his pro-development initiatives. But it was his role in the 1990s in helping to stop the closing and perhaps razing of...
  • Two Watertown Students Arrested After Instagram Harassment

    WATERTOWN — Police have charged two high school students after an investigation into an Instagram page that targeted other students with harassing comments. Detective Mark Conway said that there were two victims and most of the comments on the...
  • Is it fair to send kids before immigration judges without a lawyer?

    In a lawsuit seeking to force the government to supply legal counsel for undocumented minors facing deportation, the American Civil Liberties Union and immigrant rights groups Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the federal government of...
  • 'Sextortion' suspect called himself Sharky, report says

    'Sextortion' suspect called himself Sharky, report says
    She knew him as Sharky. The Fort Lauderdale girl met him online and, according to investigators, she sent him 25 sexually explicit photographs of herself. But when the 15-year-old girl tried to break off their 15-month-long relationship in February,...
  • Judge orders exam for possible insanity plea for 12-year-old stabbing suspect

    WAUKESHA, Wis. A judge on Wednesday ordered an examination for whether mental disease or disorder will be an issue in trial for one of two 12-year-old girls charged with trying to kill a classmate in a bizarre quest to please a fantasy character named...
  • Congress looks for ways to combat sex trafficking of children

    WASHINGTON When a group of California school districts teamed up with law enforcement agencies and others to share information about child sex trafficking, it took only days before they were helping the first victim of the crime. Since the...
  • Courageous or spineless? Our actions -- or inactions -- decide for us

    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 in...