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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Girl, 13, accused of setting massive wildfire ordered to stand trial

    Girl, 13, accused of setting massive wildfire ordered to stand trial
    A 13-year-old girl was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on charges of setting the fire that burned 2,000 acres and destroyed or damaged more than 40 structures in the San Marcos area of northern San Diego County earlier this year. Superior Court Judge...
  • New York City bill requires reports on solitary confinement

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Council approved a bill on Thursday requiring corrections officials to publish regular reports on the use of solitary confinement in city jails and the notorious Rikers Island complex. The reports will shed light on...
  • Aurora man wants murder case sent back to juvenile court

    Aurora man wants murder case sent back to juvenile court
    An Aurora man accused of committing murder as a 14-year-old wants his case returned to juvenile court, a move that could potentially result in his release from prison, his attorney said today. Garang Deng, 22, pleaded guilty to the murder of Marilyn...
  • Parents apologize after students arrested in alleged mass-shooting plot

    Parents apologize after students arrested in alleged mass-shooting plot
    The parents of two South Pasadena teens charged with plotting a mass shooting at their school apologized to the community Wednesday for their sons’ alleged behavior. “My wife and I would like to apologize to the whole community, every...
  • California students charged after plotting school shooting

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two teenagers who conspired to kill three members of staff and many students at a high school in a Los Angeles suburb were charged on Wednesday with one count each of making criminal threats, prosecutors said. Rebecca Lewis,...
  • Do black leaders ignore black-on-black crime?

     Do black leaders ignore black-on-black crime?
    The shooting of Michael Brown and its turbulent aftermath have renewed an old question: Why does the black community raise a ruckus when a white person kills a black person, which is rare, but not when a black person kills a black person, which is far...
  • Moving past zero tolerance in L.A. schools

    Moving past zero tolerance in L.A. schools
    The Los Angeles Unified School District this week took a welcome step away from a longstanding disciplinary system in which police issued citations to students ages 13 to 17 who committed minor offenses, a system that effectively criminalizes what is...
  • Two students charged in alleged mass school shooting plot

    Two students charged in alleged mass school shooting plot
    Two South Pasadena teens were charged today with plotting to kill "as many people as possible" in a mass school shooting. The boys, who are 16 and 17, each face one count of making criminal threats, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney&...
  • LAUSD to decriminalize student fights, petty thefts and minor offenses

    LAUSD to decriminalize student fights, petty thefts and minor offenses
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday is set to announce a major change in the way students are disciplined for some offenses. School police will no longer issue citations for most campus fights, petty theft and other minor offenses, but...
  • L.A. Unified school police to stop citing students for minor offenses

    L.A. Unified school police to stop citing students for minor offenses
    Michael Davis experienced firsthand the negative effects of campus discipline when he received a police citation for tardiness in middle school and later was removed from class for failing to wear the school uniform at Manual Arts High in South Los...
  • Court documents: Teen used shotgun in double-slaying in Newport News

    Court documents: Teen used shotgun in double-slaying in Newport News
    NEWPORT NEWS — Police allege in court documents that a 17-year-old boy used a 12-gauge shotgun to gun down two Warwick High School students in an elementary school parking lot last week. The two students, John A. "Lito" Nieves Jr., 17, and...