A 16-year-old resident of Brookwood Secure Center assaulted at least three different staff members at the juvenile detention facility over the course of 12 hours while detained there, State Police said. On Wednesday, troopers said they received multiple reports of staff assaults at the center. Charlie Rhinehart was later arrested and charged with second-degree assault, [...]

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Police will now be posted on a daily basis at Opelousas High School after a series of fights and beatings occurred at the school Monday morning. A total of 18 students were taken into custody after the melee, which resulted in minor injury to two students. Opelousas Police Capt. Martin McLendon said that, of the [...]

Continue reading about CA. Series of fights and beatings at Opelousas High results in 13 arrests

One Shelby County board member is speaking out after the repeated violence and weapon confiscation in Shelby County schools. Shelby County School Board Member Kevin Woods admits “We do understand there are elements in our community that will find it’s way in schools.” Since the first week of the school year, repeated incidents of students [...]

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Police have issued a warning about a serious and disturbing attack on a child in the North Lawndale neighborhood. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, around 7:45 a.m. Monday, a 14-year-old girl was walking to school when a group of six men grabbed her off the street, forced her into a car, then drove her to [...]

Continue reading about IL. Another Community Alert After Girl Abducted and Raped On Way To School

The 15-year-old boy who surrendered to police for his alleged involvement in a shooting on a city subway line that left two teenagers injured is a student at Upper Darby High School, according to Upper Darby police. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, a gunman on the platform at the Susquehanna-Dauphin station opened fire after the [...]

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GUARDS at a Melbourne youth detention centre fear they may not return home from work at the end of their shift because of five brutal weeks that have left three of them in hospital. In the latest incident, on Sunday night, a guard had his skull fractured after allegedly being king-hit and stomped by two [...]

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SOCIAL workers are suffering serious injuries and stress, claim union bosses. The recent allegation that a 16-year-old boy threatened to slit his social worker’s throat highlights the fear that social workers are living in, claims IMPACT union. The female social worker had been subjected to repeated serious threats while working with the teen for the [...]

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A Brooklyn teen is reportedly brain dead after being shot Wednesday night—one day after he graduated middle school. The 14-year-old victim has been identified as Akeal Christopher by the Post; he was walking home from a party with his cousin and six other friends in Bushwick just before 11 p.m. They were approached by two other [...]

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Finally, Georgia seems to have a YDC Director with some common sense. The past administration that couldn’t  let the exit door hit them in the ass fast enough.  When the past administration took over and changed the YDC’s policies to where staff could no longer maintain control over the juvenile population, the staff called what [...]

Continue reading about GA. New Augusta YDC Director says the problem is that the kids are running the facility

The school day was well under way when the fight between two boys broke out on the fourth floor of Overbrook High School: A 17-year-old walking to class was punched multiple times by a younger boy. At first, the unarmed school police officers who intervened didn’t think the incident was serious enough to summon city [...]

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