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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • 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...
  • Father of Texas 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police officer

    Father of Texas 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police officer
    The father of the Texas teenager who killed four people while driving drunk and claimed his family's wealth was partially to blame has been arrested for impersonating a police officer, legal documents showed. Frederick Anthony Couch was arrested on...
  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying

    Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying
    Sheila von Wiese-Mack spent the final years of her life trying to repair her tumultuous relationship with her only child. She sought help from everyone she encountered in Oak Park — teachers, therapists, doctors, attorneys, neighbors, even the...
  • Film Review: 'Coldwater'

    "Coldwater" is the story of what happens to a baby-faced hunk after his mom sends him to a juvenile rehabilitation facility. Never mind that he sells drugs, starts fights at parties and is directly responsible for the death of an innocent friend. As...
  • Teen brought pistol to football practice, police say

    Teen brought pistol to football practice, police say
    A 15-year-old Joliet boy was charged today after he allegedly brought a .38 caliber pistol to a Joliet Central High School football practice. The sophomore brought the weapon to a practice on July 29, Joliet Police Lt. Brian Dupuis said. He said the boy...
  • Attorney: Teen charged with trying to murder Lehigh student shouldn't be tried as adult

    A Bethlehem teenager accused of trying to rape and murder a Lehigh University student after sneaking into her off-campus apartment while she slept has several mental illnesses and should not be tried as an adult, his defense attorney says. Bryan Sanchez-...