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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago

    Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago
    Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help...
  • Factors contributing to child migration to U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Why are tens of thousands of children from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras fleeing their homes to go on a dangerous journey to the United States, often without their parents or other relatives? The complex backdrop for the...
  • $1.8 million: Judicial services

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County spends a little over $1.8 million a year for an...
  • Judge drops baggy pants citation

    In a case that pitted urban fashionistas against proponents of courtroom civility, a Lehigh County judge on Thursday tossed out a contempt-of-court citation against an Alburtis teen who showed up for a hearing in low pants. Adam Dennis, 18, was in...
  • Juvenile detention officers reach settlement over not being paid for time at meetings

    Dozens of former Lehigh County Juvenile Detention Center workers who claimed they were not paid for some of their work have agreed to settle their lawsuit against the county. Lawyers for the workers have asked a federal judge to sign off on a $110,000...
  • Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill

    Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill
    Justina Pelletier traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to advocate for a bill named in her honor. Pelletier, 16, spent 16 months at the center of a widely publicized custody battle between her family and the State of Massachusetts. She returned to...
  • Nude photos apparently of Santa Clarita Valley teens land on Twitter

    Nude photos apparently of Santa Clarita Valley teens land on Twitter
    Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are looking into reports that explicit photos of underage Santa Clarita Valley teenagers were posted on Twitter this week. “There was a Twitter page created which involves some explicit photographs of what...
  • Italy appeals court clears Berlusconi in sex trial

    Italy appeals court clears Berlusconi in sex trial
    MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian appeals court unexpectedly overturned Silvio Berlusconi's conviction on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with a minor, in a significant legal victory for the former prime minister. The Milan court on Friday threw...
  • Man accused of molesting teen who was passed out drunk, deputies say

    Man accused of molesting teen who was passed out drunk, deputies say
    A West Boynton man is accused of giving a teen girl alcohol and then molesting her while she was passed out, according to an arrest report. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Matthew Glenn, 34, was having drinks with the girl, 16, Saturday at...
  • Break the pipeline: Their Take

    Break the pipeline For far too many young people who get caught up in the criminal-justice system, an arrest or conviction for even a minor, nonviolent offense can become a one-way ticket to a shrunken future that slams the door on opportunities for the...
  • Police: Alleged gang member shot teen over bump at party

    An Allentown teenager was shot in the leg by an alleged gang member after accidentally bumping into him at a party last month, according to court records. Anthony C. Holmes, 22, of Allentown, allegedly confronted the teen at a June 14 party in the 1000...