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  • CiCi Bellis' teenage tennis success put in perspective by Pam Shriver

    CiCi Bellis' teenage tennis success put in perspective by Pam Shriver
    There was one especially understanding observer to the two-day CiCi Bellis sensation at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Pam Shriver had been there, done that. Certainly, when 15-year-old Bellis of Atherton, Calif., lost in three sets Thursday night...
  • Auditors urge better tracking of public defender clients

    Auditors urge better tracking of public defender clients
    A new state audit says Maryland's public defender's office is failing to properly document whether its clients are poor enough to need its help. The periodic review by the state's Office of Legislative Audits, released Thursday, also found the office is...
  • Mom says boyfriend-suspect sexually abused teen daughter Alexandria Chery in 2013

    Mom says boyfriend-suspect sexually abused teen daughter Alexandria Chery in 2013
    Weeks after Alexandria Chery's body was found, the Florida Department of Children and Families continues to investigate abuse and neglect allegations involving the 16-year-old Ocoee-area girl, officials confirmed Wednesday. Meanwhile, recently...
  • Arizona mom who left children in hot car regains custody

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona woman who attracted national attention in March when she left her two young children in a hot car while at a job interview regained custody of them on Thursday, her lawyer said.     Shanesha Taylor, whose tear-stained mug...
  • Raising attendance rates in Baltimore City schools [Letter]

    Raising attendance rates in Baltimore City schools [Letter]
    We read with interest Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton's commentary about the challenges ahead for the city's schools ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). As he indicates, one of the greatest barriers to student achievement is attendance, where...
  • New Hampshire men sentenced as teens to life in prison granted new hearings

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - New Hampshire's highest court has ruled that four men serving life in prison for murders committed when they were teenagers have the right to new sentencing hearings because of a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision. In a ruling...
  • Teens suspects face various charges

    Two 16-year-old males were arrested on Monday for allegedly burglarizing a vehicle while breaking a curfew law, police said. At around 2:45 a.m., an officer patrolling near Orange Street and Wilson Avenue pulled up to the teens walking in the Sears...
  • Second disturbance shakes Nashville youth detention center

    NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - Tennessee authorities on Thursday quelled a second disturbance at a Nashville youth detention center where 32 detainees broke out of their dormitories and escaped the facility earlier this week. Twenty-four boys kicked out...
  • Witness testifies to seeing man accused of killing teen the day of her murder

    Witness testifies to seeing man accused of killing teen the day of her murder
    A Western Springs woman who saw a man clambering out of a wooded area on the day a suburban Chicago teen was fatally stabbed said she collapsed with grief days later when she identified the man in a police lineup. Shelagh Juracic told jurors Thursday...
  • Home-burglary spree near Lake Worth results in two teens' arrests

    Home-burglary spree near Lake Worth results in two teens' arrests
    Two teenage girls have been arrested in a months-long home burglary spree west of Lake Worth after they were caught on camera, officials said. One girl said they committed eight burglaries since November while the other said they did 15, a Palm Beach...
  • Arrests made after cyclists commit robberies in Oak Park, cops say

    Arrests made after cyclists commit robberies in Oak Park, cops say
    Several individuals who police said were riding bicycles and robbing people in Oak Park over the weekend have been taken into custody in the near western suburb and in Chicago, according to Oak Park police. One juvenile was arrested in Oak Park, and one...