Crime Scene: Juvenile Justice


Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 10/28/2011

2 Va. teens charged in attack on school bus driver

Two teenagers have been charged in an assault on a Chesterfield school bus driver.

By the Associated Press  |  08:37 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Virginia

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Report: Staff errors allowed two to escape Md. juvenile facility

Workers at the Cheltenham Youth Facility failed to follow basic security and supervisory protocols before and after two detainees escaped from the facility on July 15, according to a report released Wednesday.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  06:13 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Ruben Castaneda, Juvenile Justice

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 10/04/2011

15-year-old D.C. youth fit to stand trial, judge rules

A 15-year-old authorities say stood on the awning of his apartment building in May and opened fire on police officers is competent to stand trial, a D.C. Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:15 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Juvenile Justice, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 07:35 AM ET, 10/04/2011

March against proposed youth detention center planned

Protesters plan to march in Baltimore against a proposed youth detention center.

By the Associated Press  |  07:35 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baltimore, Juvenile Justice

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Concern over Va. juvenile justice policies

A youth advocacy group is questioning the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice’s new juvenile classification system.

By the Richmond Times-Dispatch  |  08:50 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Virginia

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Three of four D.C. escapees from S.C. youth facility found

Police have captured three of the four D.C. youths who escaped from a detention center in South Carolina Wednesday evening, said D.C. Councilman Jim Graham.

By Allison Klein and Justin Jouvenal  |  11:17 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, The District, Allison Klein

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Staffing increase at center where youth escaped

Overnight officer staffing will be increased at the New Beginnings Youth Development Center after an 18-year-old beat a guard and escaped from a D.C. youth detention facility, authorities said Wednesday.

By Allison Klein and Nikita Stewart  |  11:13 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District, Juvenile Justice, Updates

Posted at 05:35 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Grand jury to hear U-Va. slaying case

A grand jury is scheduled to consider the case against a former University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of killing a member of the women’s team.

By Associated Press  |  05:35 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Juvenile Justice, Homicide

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Three arrested in Walt Whitman High School arson

Three students at Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda have been arrested in connection with an arson incident in which a flammable liquid was thrown through a school window, igniting a blaze, Montgomery County fire officials said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  09:03 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Montgomery, Fires & Fire Safety

Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Md. juvenile services chief to step down

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services Secretary Donald DeVore said Thursday he won't seek reappointment to the post, after a difficult tenure marked by a critical state audit and a variety of unfavorable reports by an independent state monitor. DeVore, 61,...

By the Associated Press  |  07:36 AM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/07/2010

'Systemic' failures at Cheltenham: Report

The slaying of a teacher at a Maryland juvenile detention center was the result of "multiple systemic security failures," including outdated buildings and not enough security cameras and radios for staff, as well as a failure of the state agency...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 06/16/2010

Two charged in videotaped beating

Police have charged two juveniles in connection with the attack on a 17-year-old Bowie High School student Friday that was captured on video and posted to the Internet, authorities said Wednesday. The two are in the custody of their parents...

By Washington Post editors  |  06:13 PM ET, 06/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 03/26/2010

Counselor accused of helping youth flee Loudoun center

A counselor at the Loudoun County Youth Shelter helped a 17-year-old boy with a criminal history flee the Leesburg facility for juveniles March 19, gave him narcotics and allowed the boy to stay at his residence, said Kraig Troxell, spokesman...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:41 PM ET, 03/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 03/11/2010

Ahead of talks over Md. girls' detention center, a report unearths voices

Conditions at the Maryland’s only secure detention center for girls have drawn the ire of several women in the General Assembly, who are calling for changes in how the state’s juvenile justice agency serves girls. A hearing on a bill...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:36 AM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 02/18/2010

Counselor dead at Pr. George's facility

Update, 12:35 p.m.: Maryland State Police spokesman Greg Shipley confirmed that detectives are investigating a homicide at the facility. About 7:45 a.m., Shipley said, a staff member at the facility discovered a woman's body just outside the door of the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:37 PM ET, 02/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Justice