The number of children and teens going to emergency rooms in mental health crisis, some waiting days for an inpatient bed, has been growing for years. But people who work at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, parents of kids with psychiatric illnesses and community mental health providers say what happened this spring was beyond anything they’d seen in the past.
KUTV A 16-year-old Ogden boy sent to prison despite accepting what he thought was a more lenient ple
A judge does not have to accept the recommendation of the prosecution, even if it was agreed upon by the victim, defendant, and everyone else. It is a rarity for a judge to not go along with a prosecutions recommendation, and I find it appalling that the judge in this case chose to give a minor, with no record, a much longer sentence than was agreed upon to plea on. I hope the rally on Jul,y 16th does some good. I also hope that an appeal is accepted and this travesty is overturned.
The alleged paedophile ring that had connections with Westminster included at least 20 prominent figures, including former MPs and government ministers, who abused children for decades, it has been claimed. After the Home Office announced a full inquiry into the ring and claims it failed to properly investigate it at the time, former child protection manager Peter McKelvie said that the ring were "a powerful elite" that included MPs and ministers at the time.