A report released today by the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the Public Research Institute of Texas A&M University, found that police not teachers were routinely put in charge of disciplining students. Calling the findings disturbing, Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson and state Senate Criminal Justice Committee Chairman John Whitmire said they [...]

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A 17-year-old boy is accused of bludgeoning his parents with a hammer, then hosting dozens of friends for a party while their bodies lay in the bedroom, police said Monday. Tyler Hadley of Port St. Lucie is charged with twin counts of first-degree murder in the deaths, which authorities say happened Saturday. He is being [...]

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A Henry County teenager wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet went on a crime spree last week that included two carjackings, an armed robbery and a auto theft, according to police. Chansamone Nhotsombath and his family were the first of many victims who encountered the 16-year old. “He approached me and asked for a ride down [...]

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The 16-year-old boy charged with stabbing his foster father to death in Blackwood on Monday was no stranger to township police. The teen, who was arrested Tuesday night in Bronx, NY, by federal marshals in connection with the homicide, had been on the police department’s radar since at least May. While he was never apprehended [...]

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TTAPR got this comment from a paper. Thought we would pass it on. From: The Lansing Ledger Our paper has been contacted twice in the last year by different employees of the facility above to describe the dangerous situation. Both backed out for fear of the consequences. We will always protect our sources, but we [...]

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New York State Police have found a 16-year-old boy who they say escaped from a juvenile detention center. The New York State Office of Children and Family Services says Erin Glenn of Buffalo fled from the Industry Limited Secure Facility in Rush Wednesday around 9 a.m. Officers believe Glenn ran out of a gate that [...]

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Troopers charged four residents of the Lincoln Hall School with misdemeanor assault in the beating of a fifth student at the Route 202 school for troubled boys. The victim was taken to the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla for treatment of a concussion, contusions and other minor injuries after the assault Thursday, state police said [...]

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