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 will stay with the Department of Juvenile Justice until another hearing Oct. 5. The teen [...]

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TTAPR on September 30th, 2010

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 say there were no injuries or damage caused by a chemical bomb that went off [...]

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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 Armando Barragan showed how he could work the justice system to his advantage. The Milwaukee [...]

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TTAPR on September 29th, 2010

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 aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony. An adult could face 2-5 years in prison for [...]

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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 in the District’s overcrowded, understaffed secure facilities. At the same time, a District councilmember said [...]

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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 he had been involved in a fight between two groups of teenagers. He was shot [...]

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TTAPR on September 29th, 2010

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 on Sept. 24 at the school, and as a result six students were sent to [...]

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TTAPR on September 29th, 2010

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 hallway at Mills. In the process of assisting security with separating the young men, a [...]

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TTAPR on September 29th, 2010

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 area near her 14-year-old son’s school on Friday, captures him being forced to fight another [...]

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TTAPR on September 29th, 2010

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 a.m. Tuesday and released at 12:20 p.m. that same day. Williamson’s bond was set at [...]

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