CBS Local Mo. Bill Would Let Kids See Jailed Parents More CBS Local The legislation endorsed Monday would set up a test program that would provide transportation for children who live more than 50 miles away from their parent's prison to visit them.
Teen facing sexual assault charge in custody after dad leaves him in court TheDay.com The case provides a rare glimpse into how the court and mental health systems deal with juveniles accused of sex crimes and the frustration felt by parents who...
Children jailed for life in US ABC Online And at the same time we also brought hundreds of thousands of children into the adult criminal justice system, and so over the last 30 years we've seen a tremendous increase in the number of children being...
Six-year-old Brandon Holt has died from injuries sustained after he was shot in the head Monday evening by his 4-year-old neighbor as they played between their New Jersey homes, reports the Asbury Park Press.
Editorial: State not done fixing prison mental health Sacramento Bee That is what California's state prisons have become for the seriously mentally ill since the state began emptying its state psychiatric hospitals in the late 1960s.
Four-year-old boys in different states were involved in two separate shooting incidents in the last four days, with tragic results. On Saturday, a Tennessee boy discharged a pistol at a sheriff's deputy's wife, killing her instantly.
New Hampshire officials rejected all four bids to privatize its prisons, citing prison operators’ insufficient understanding of court-mandated standards of inmate care, and proposed wages that are half what prison security staff now earn.