Tag: Youth violence

Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

BATON ROUGE, La. — A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama lawmakers this session will consider an overhaul of the state's juvenile justice system, which advocates contend locks up too many...
Oops: City loses insurance policy in wrongful imprisonment

HARTFORD, Conn. — Hartford officials say they cannot find a 30-year-old insurance policy that could play a key role in any damages or settlement...
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HOUSTON — Hundreds of juveniles in the county where Houston is located are jailed for weeks at a time for minor probation violations, records...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — A county corrections department in northeast Kansas plans to offer a skills program for juvenile offenders to help them find employment...
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Five teenagers are facing murder and burglary charges in connection with the shooting death of a 33-year-old central New York man...
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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A group of Maine researchers say it's time for the state to phase out its youth incarceration facility in favor...
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CHICAGO — A teenager accused of fatally shooting another teen in a Facebook feud over a boy has pleaded guilty in juvenile court to...

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