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When a Lost Wallet Leads to Felony Arrest: Interview With Greenwich Police Sgt. Zuccerella

Katherine Du | Posted 10.01.2015 | Crime
Katherine Du

Fake IDs are a Class D Felony, states Sec. 53a-139 of the Connecticut Penal Code. Yet out of the 8720 arrests Greenwich Police Department has made in the past decade, only 247 individuals were charged with second or third degree forgery. Four juveniles out of the 247 were arrested for possession of fake licenses.

Teen Charged In Stabbing Death Of Foster Mom

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

A Hawaii woman is dead after her foster son allegedly stabbed her to death on Saturday. Fifty-two-year-old Jolyn Kipapa was found dead by police af...

Demonic Creature Motive For Waukesha Teen Stabbing?

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 08.02.2014 | Crime

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls stabbed their 12-year-old friend nearly to death in the wood to p...

Accused Broomstick Rapist Freed On $100,000 Bail

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | Crime

PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- A Boston-area teenager charged with the broomstick rape of a younger teen at a sports camp was released on $100,000 bail Friday a...

What Would You Do if Your Child Committed a Crime?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

How do we know when normal teen acting-out is a preamble to something far more sinister? Is it our parental responsibility to expose our children's suspicious activity and turn them over to authorities, or do we defend and protect them at all costs?

When The Trolling Is Coming From Inside The House

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.27.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

"I told them of nights when I'd walked the rooms, jumping at shadows and crying over the sleeping forms of my family for fear that they would suffer because of me."

Judging Children as Children: Partnering With Families for Our Children's Future

Michael A. Corriero | Posted 08.14.2012 | Crime
Michael A. Corriero

New York's policy of trying children as adults leaves in its wake thousands of missed opportunities to productively partner with families, to ensure that our youth realize their full potential and avoid future involvement with the criminal justice system.

What's Next In Michael Brewer Case

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 06.05.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The day he was set on fire, Michael Brewer didn't attend classes at his middle school because he was afraid he might get beat...

Humiliating Children In Public: A New Parenting Trend?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Maybe it's because the weather has been unseasonably calm this year, but there has been a rash of examples of parents forcing their children to stand out in the open with signs declaring the ways in which the youngsters have misbehaved.

Seven Black Teens Arrested On Suspicion Of Hate Crime

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Los Angeles

PALMDALE, Calif. -- Seven black teens have been arrested on suspicion that they committed a hate crime when they attacked a 15-year-old Hispanic boy w...

Student Charged In Bomb Plot

AP | By PAUL FOY and JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

ROY, Utah -- The two teens had a detailed plot, blueprints of the school and security systems, but no explosives. They had hours of flight simulator t...

Bullet Removed From Back Of Teen Shot At School

AP | Posted 01.15.2012 | Home

EDINBURG, Texas -- Doctors have removed a bullet from the back of a 13-year-old Texas boy shot while trying out for his middle school basketball team ...

Teen Accused Of Stealing Identity Of White House Official | Mary Bruce | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

A Georgia teenager is facing felony charges after investigators say he unknowingly stole the Social Security number of a senior White House official a...

Iowa Teen Charged With Terrorism Conspiracy

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home

OTTUMWA, Iowa -- Police in Ottumwa, Iowa, have charged a high school student with conspiracy to commit terrorism in what authorities say was a plan to...

15-Year-Old Charged In Fire That Killed Family

AP | Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

WEBSTER, N.Y. — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy accused of setting fire to his home in upstate New York, killing his father and two brothers, ...

14-Year-Old Shot In Basketball Class Loses Kidney

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

McALLEN, Texas -- A 14-year-old Texas boy shot while trying out for his school basketball team lost a kidney but should recover to live a normal life,...

13-Year-Old Cuffed Over Burp In Class!

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 13-year-old was handcuffed and hauled off to a juvenile detention for burping in class, according to a lawsuit filed again...

Teen Racked Up $500 On Stolen Cards... For Pizza

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | Home

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Authorities in Tennessee say a 15-year-old boy posed as a police officer to steal people's credit card numbers, then racked up hundr...

Handcuffed Teen Evades Police, Turns Himself In

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

An Indiana teen who escaped from a police car after being arrested for underage drinking apparently succumbed to a guilty conscience when he returned ...

Michael Phelps, Indiana Teen, Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For School Shooting

AP | RICK CALLAHAN | Posted 10.12.2011 | Education

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — A central Indiana teenager convicted of shooting a former middle school classmate was sentenced to 30 years in prison Frida...

Principal Found Allegedly Stabbed To Death In Classroom, Student Held

AP | By ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 10.11.2011 | Education

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A school principal described as very caring and attentive to her students was killed Wednesday in an apparent homicide at a private ...

David Lohr

Teenage Murder Suspect Leads Police To Remains Of Girl Missing Four Months | David Lohr | Posted 09.18.2011 | Crime

Police in Oregon say a murder suspect led them to the remains of a teenage girl, whose body was positively identified through DNA testing by the state...

Students: Go To Class, Or Get Fined Up To $500 [VIDEO]

Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

Concord schools' message to students: stop skipping class or pay up. Keeping kids off the streets and in class has become such a problem for police...

Michael Phelps, Indiana Teen, Found Guilty In School Shooting

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — A central Indiana teenager who insisted for weeks that he hadn't intended to kill a former classmate admitted in court Mond...

Supreme Court Bans Life Sentences Without Parole For Some Teen Criminals

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life without chance of parole if they haven't killed anyone. B...