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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • 9/11, Al Qaeda invoked as lawyers begin arguing terror trial

    9/11, Al Qaeda invoked as lawyers begin arguing terror trial
    NEW YORK -- Prosecutors portrayed an alleged Al Qaeda spokesman as a member of Osama bin Laden's inner circle Wednesday as they began trying to convince a jury that he knew in advance of terrorist plots against U.S. targets, even if he did not plan or...
  • Judge erred in opening dependency court to media, appeals court rules

    Judge erred in opening dependency court to media, appeals court rules
    A California appeals court ruled on Monday that a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge erred when he decided to open juvenile dependency court hearings to the press. The action had been signaled by the judges in a tentative ruling late last year....
  • Camp Kilpatrick, an acclaimed youth sports program, is sidelined

    Camp Kilpatrick, an acclaimed youth sports program, is sidelined
    A sports program that brought national acclaim to a Los Angeles County probation camp is headed for extinction — unless it can prove that it helps youthful offenders stay trouble-free. For more than 20 years, Camp Kilpatrick in Malibu has been the...
  • Kansas bill defines legal spanking: A way to catch child abusers?

    Kansas bill defines legal spanking: A way to catch child abusers?
    Would a spanking proposal introduced by a Wichita lawmaker give Kansas teachers new leeway to rough up the state's schoolchildren? That’s how some online reports have characterized the measure, which was introduced last week by Rep. Gail Finney --...
  • Church parents upset after youth pastor arrested on child porn charge

    Church parents upset after youth pastor arrested on child porn charge
    Parents at a church in Oakdale, Calif., where a 27-year-old youth pastor was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography are expressing concern that their own children may have been victims. Tyler Bliss was arrested Monday after two search...
  • Man accused of sexually assaulting teen at Riverside church

    Man accused of sexually assaulting teen at Riverside church
    A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl at a Riverside church, police said Tuesday. Gionatan Ricard Almaraz, who lives in Moreno Valley, was arrested Tuesday after a parent of the alleged victim called...
  • Federal agencies weigh in on Bay Area juvenile hall lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education have weighed in on a federal lawsuit that alleges teens with disabilities were kept in solitary confinement for extended periods at Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall and denied legally...
  • Teen allegedly recorded abuse of Weimaraner, posted videos online

    Teen allegedly recorded abuse of Weimaraner, posted videos online
    A 2-year-old Weimaraner whose alleged abuse at the hands of its 17-year-old owner was posted to social media has been placed in a new home. The teen, who hasn't been named because he is a minor, was charged Wednesday with four felony counts of animal...
  • Facebook social ads settlement under fire from children's advocates

    Facebook social ads settlement under fire from children's advocates
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Children's advocates are challenging a settlement in a class-action lawsuit in an effort to require Facebook to get explicit permission from parents before using the personal information — as well as the images, likes and comments...
  • Juvenile justice system overhaul pondered

    Juvenile justice system overhaul pondered
    Los Angeles County supervisors are considering an overhaul of the county's system for defending juveniles accused of crimes. Under-age criminal defendants who can't afford a lawyer are generally represented by someone from the county public defender's...
  • Suspect in wrong-way crash has previous DUI conviction, records show

    Suspect in wrong-way crash has previous DUI conviction, records show
    The 21-year-old driver of a Chevrolet Camaro who is suspected of DUI and causing a three-car pileup in Diamond Bar on Sunday morning that killed six people has a previous conviction for driving under the influence, according to the Department of Motor...