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Mark Wahlberg Has a Problem, and He's Not the Only One

Marsha Levick | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime
Marsha Levick

Today, he is asking for "official public redemption." His success and celebrity will likely earn him that. But success comes in many packages. We hope Mark Wahlberg gets the pardon he seeks. But let's not stop there. Let's give all our kids a second chance.

David Lohr

Teen Girl Faces Child Porn Rap For Allegedly Posting Nude Selfies

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

A 16-year-old Virginia girl is facing child pornography charges, after police say she posted photos of herself naked on Twitter. Authorities receiv...

Welcome Back, Commissioner Carrion

Chris Norwood | Posted 04.06.2014 | New York
Chris Norwood

It is important for the city's citizenry to know when they are getting top-notch officials, which a review of the Carrion record shows her to be.

The Elkhart Four and the Unjust Application of the Felony Murder Rule on Teens

Steve Drizin | Posted 10.04.2013 | Crime
Steve Drizin

Even for adult offenders like 18-year-old Anthony Sparks, the felony murder rule should be constrained, especially in cases where the death of an accomplice was the result of an unpredictable, intervening event.

New Laws Aim To Help People Get Jobs After Getting Arrested

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By: Ashley Williams Seventeen year-old Andrew is filling out a job application for a Jamba Juice in Oakland, C...

Juvenile In Justice

Alan Moore | Posted 11.29.2012 | Impact
Alan Moore

Bring me more children Juvenile courts in the U.S. annually process an estimated 1.7 million cases of youth charged with a delinquency offense -- app...

Yoga Behind Bars: Teaching Mindfulness in a Juvenile Detention Facility

The Chopra Well | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

This week's episode of "Urban Yogis" gives us a rare look at the inside of a youth detention facility, where one dedicated yoga instructor is busy changing the lives of teenagers within its walls.

Shutting Down the School to Prison Pipeline

Tamar Birckhead | Posted 12.25.2012 | Crime
Tamar Birckhead

If you sit in juvenile delinquency court long enough, you notice a few things. Most of the kids are black or brown. Almost all of the families are poor. And a huge percentage of the children have problems in school - learning difficulties, mental health needs, behavioral issues, or all three.

Victim's Sister Says Life Without Parole Is Reasonable For Teens

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.18.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

National Organization of Victims of Juvenile Lifers www.teenkillers.org By Sayre Quevedo As part of Youth Radio’s juvenile justice coverage,...

Rapper Arrested In Miami Beach Nightclub Fight

Posted 10.20.2012 | Miami

Perhaps he'd like to back last night up, too? Rapper Juvenile was arrested early Monday morning at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach after an inc...

Romney May Want To Check His Flickr Page, Like Now (NSFW)

Posted 11.19.2011 | Comedy

UPDATE: Looks like Mittens removed the offending comment from his Flickr. But it's still screengrabbed here. So enjoy forever! EARLIER: Let's be cl...

Prevention $aves: Making the Debt Commission Advance Social Good

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Norwood

Savings through prevention have the consistent advantage of forcing us to focus on building a country that works better for its citizens.

12-Year-Old Busted for Selling Crack!

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cheryl Wills

A 12-year-old girl was arrested for selling crack. Where's the outrage? Should her arrest become par for the course, we are all in trouble. There are not enough jails to house a generation of kids who turn to a life of crime before they reach puberty.

Unions Are Wrong to Refuse to Build the Mosque

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Milazzo

Those union members vowing not to work on the mosque may believe they're taking principled stands, but what they're really doing is exhibiting unnecessary fear and being emotionally and mentally weak.

"New Orleans Stomp": A Winning Super Bowl Playlist for the New Orleans Saints

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is one winning playlist for the New Orleans Saints who showed guts and grace as they triumphed over the Colts.

Rapper 'Shocked' by Daughter's Killing

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ATLANTA — The rap star Juvenile is "shocked and devastated" by the shooting death of his young daughter, the girl's mother and another child, hi...