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Commission: Remove Juveniles from Sex Registries

Requiring juveniles to register as sex offenders impairs rehabilitation efforts for a crime that very few of them ever commit again, according to a study released Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers Plot New Plan For Juvenile Lifers

A Missouri state senator has introduced legislation that would allow 83 inmates convicted of first-degree murder to receive a new sentencing hearing.

02/01/2014

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Feds Investigate St. Louis County Family Court

The agency announced Monday that is examining whether the court provides due process to all children appearing for delinquency hearings.

11/19/2013

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Boy, 11, Fatally Shot In Belleville Home

Another youth is suspected of pulling the trigger, family cooperating with police.

07/17/2013

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Lawsuit: Hearings For Illinois Youth Are ‘Kangaroo Courts’

Lawsuit claims too many kids behind bars illegally.

10/24/2012

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Boy, 7, Arrested With Teen In Car Break-Ins

Belleville police say a 7-year-old boy is one of two juveniles arrested in connection with a series of break-ins of vehicles last weekend.

07/31/2012

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Missouri is ‘National Model’ for Juvenile Offender Treatment

Other states are looking to Missouri for guidance

10/06/2011

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Man Given 30 Year Prison Term For Producing Child Porn

Young victim later developed cocaine addiction and had to be institutionalized.

07/26/2011