Monthly Archives: October 2012

IL. Prosecutors want 16 year old Peoria County youth up on burglary and armed threat charges charged as an adult

An Oct. 23 hearing was scheduled Tuesday for a 16-year-old boy Peoria County prosecutors want to try as an adult for allegedly threatening a witness with a gun. The stakes are high as a move to adult court could mean … Continue reading

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IL. Stagg students charged for fights at school

Three Stagg High School students face charges after participating in two different fights on Oct. 9, police said. Two girls were charged with disorderly conduct after fighting in the school lunch room around 11 a.m., police said. School employees told … Continue reading

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CT. Teen sentenced in Hartford High School Rape

A 16-year-old boy described as the “main bad guy” in the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old student at Hartford Public High School earlier this year was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation. Demond Harper had pleaded guilty to … Continue reading

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Canada. White Rock angry that school punished son for fighting back against bully told son does not have the right to defend himself

When it comes to bullying, Lara Fominoff has always preached the same message to her young son: Never bully or be mean to the other kids. And never start a fight. But if someone starts a fight with you, you … Continue reading

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GA. 5 youth escape as new Juvenile Justice Director has tough task of securing youth facilities after years of lax supervision

5 youth escape Augusta’s Youth Development Center. The five escapees stole a car on Tobacco Road and led police on a chase Friday night. The car was abandoned and three youths were caught immediately. Two others fled. One of the … Continue reading

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GA. Teen sentenced for killing fellow inmate at Augusta YDC

Authorities say a teenager accused of killing a fellow inmate at the Augusta Youth Development Campus has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. 18-year-old Michael Everidge, who pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, was given the sentence Friday. An autopsy … Continue reading

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PA. Lebanon southeast playground brawl led to gunfire

More details are emerging about last week’s brawl that led to gunfire at a Lebanon playground. The Oct. 5 fight at Southeast Park was a prearranged confrontation between two people that escalated. In the initial aftermath, police were told that … Continue reading

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FL. 4 charged in brutal Orange Count middle school fight

WFTV talked to two teenagers accused of violently beating a girl in a middle school fight that was captured on cellphone video in Orange County. WFTV learned on Friday that three girls and a boy were charged with felony battery … Continue reading

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NJ. Newark high school student stabbed in after-school fight dies

A Barringer High School student who was stabbed following an after-school altercation with another teen earlier this month has died and his suspected assailant has been arrested, authorities said this afternoon. Stanley Francois, a 17-year-old junior, died Thursday of wounds … Continue reading

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IL. Grandsons killed in separate Chicago shootings that left 5 dead and 25 wounded

A South Side Chicago grandmother learned one of her grandsons was shot to death. Florine Monroe said she received the call Saturday that her 17-year-old grandson, Richard Modell, was killed. The news came six months after Monroe buried another grandchild, … Continue reading

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