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Rauner Signs Legislation Reforming Juvenile Justice System

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that would end automatic transfers to adult court for 15-year-olds.

08/04/2015

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Police Seek Help To Find Missing 13-Year-Old Girl

Tierra Graves may be in North St. Louis City or County.

07/23/2015

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UPDATED: Two Charged in Connection with Shooting of O’Fallon Teen

Police are looking into circumstances leading up to a shooting Thursday evening in O’Fallon in which a juvenile was shot.

04/03/2015

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14-Year-Old Shot in North St. Louis

Police in north St. Louis County are vowing to find the juvenile who shot and wounded a 14-year old boy last night and put a stop to juvenile gunplay.

07/23/2014

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Chicago-Area Students Face Child Porn Charges

Two middle school students in Chicago have been arrested on child pornography charges.

05/02/2014

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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

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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