Monthly Archives: September 2010

South Carolina. High School Student Accused of Shooting An Officer Will Remain In Custody

CONWAY — A high school student accused of shooting at a campus police officer and planting explosive devices around the school will stay in state custody for now. A Family Court judge in Conway ruled Friday that the 14-year-old student … Continue reading

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Maine: DA’s Office Not Told of Teenager’s Bomb

Last Tuesday evening at approximately 8:00pm an Islamic 13 year old detonated a bomb near the parking lot of the Islamic Society of Portland, Maine. Why was the DA’s office unaware this had happened? PORTLAND, ME (NEWS CENTER) — Police … Continue reading

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Wisconsin. Lawmaker Wants to Overhaul State’s Juvenile Justice System

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WTAQ) – A state lawmaker wants to revamp Wisconsin’s juvenile justice system, after a Milwaukee gang member apparently got breaks that let him get more violent. Senate Republican Alberta Darling of River Hills says Latin Kings gang leader … Continue reading

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Illinois. Teen headed to lockup for knife attack

16-year-old La Salle boy admitted to a stabbing Tuesday and will serve an indefinite sentence — his second in 20 months — in juvenile lockup. The youth was adjudicated Tuesday in La Salle County Circuit Court on one count of … Continue reading

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D.C. Juvenile: Isolation, Overcrowding Rise in D.C. Youth Detainment Facilities

Despite widely-heralded reforms of Washington, D.C.’s juvenile justice system, youth advocates recently decried the increase in District youths being locked up for low-level offenses, and alleged the youths were being subjected to substandard medical care and increased instances of isolation … Continue reading

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St.Louis. Investigation continues into death of St. Louis high school student

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police continue to investigate the shooting death of a football player from Sumner High School in St. Louis. The student, 17-year-old Rahmel McNeil, was killed Friday less than a block from his home. Police tell KSDK-TV … Continue reading

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Georgia. 16 Students Punished For School Fight

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Officials with the DeKalb County School System said 16 students were punished after participating in a gang fight at Cross Keys High School on Sept. 22. Principal LaShawn McMillan said a local form hearing was held … Continue reading

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Arkansas. Mills High teacher hurt breaking up fight

James Henry, a Mills High School teacher, is recovering after being hit in the head while trying to break up a fight between students. Michael Nellums, principal at Mills, released the following statement: “Two students were suspended for fighting in the … Continue reading

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Vancouver. School officials deleted bullying video

The urge to destroy a disturbing video showing a “cockfight” style of bullying has left school officials and police without an important piece of evidence in the case. Brackendale, B.C., parent Zoe Aldridge said the video, taken in a wooded … Continue reading

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Alabama. Blount Student Stabbed in Fight

Prichard Police transported a 15-year-old female to Strickland Youth Center and a 16-year-old female to Mobile County Metro Jail. Both juveniles will be charged with Assault 2nd degree. 16-year-old Latya Andrea Williamson was booked into Mobile Metro Jail at 11:00 … Continue reading

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