Juvenile

(Source: AP)

Study: Locking Up Juveniles Makes Them More Likely Adult Criminals

A new report by a youth advocacy group argues against the widespread U.S. practice of locking up teen offenders — a practice that has been on the decline in Florida under the state’s outgoing juvenile justice chief.

06/26/2014

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Alleged Gun Play Leads To Teen’s Death

A teen is dead and his friend taken into custody Wednesday night following gun play that ended in tragedy.

06/11/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House Passes Juvenile Sentencing Revamp

After struggling in the past to resolve the issue, the Florida House on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that would change juvenile-sentencing laws in cases of murders and other serious felonies.

04/01/2014

Ragan Bond court (Source: CBS4)

Mother Of Accused Nail Salon Shooter Details Son’s Troubled Life

The teen accused of shooting and killing a 10-year old during a nail salon robbery had a troubled life and both his parents are behind bars.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

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Tips Lead To Arrest Of Brazen Car Thief

A brazen thief, who police say stole a Mercedes Benz from a Ft. Lauderdale repair facility in broad daylight, has been arrested.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Woman Stuffed In Car Trunk By Alleged Robber Escapes

A woman who was robbed at gunpoint and tossed in the trunk of her car managed to escape and identify the gunman.

11/04/2013

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Lauderdale Cops Looking For Brazen Car Thief

A brazen thief stole a Mercedes Benz from a Ft. Lauderdale repair facility in broad daylight. The whole thing was captured on camera. Now police have released a picture of the man they are looking for in hopes that someone recognizes him and gives them a call.

CBS4–10/21/2013

Alexis Cabrera (Source: Michelle Surgeon)

Teen Victim Of Alleged Excessive Police Force Remains In Juvenile Detention

The parents of a teenager they claim was the victim of “excessive police force” left Broward County court Tuesday disappointed they could not get him released from juvenile detention.

CBS4–08/21/2012

Rapper Juvenile aka Terius Gray  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Rapper Juvenile Charged After Club LIV Brawl

Rapper Juvenile landed in the Miami-Dade lock up after he reportedly got into a fight at LIV nightclub on Miami Beach.

CBS4–08/20/2012

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CBS4 Investigates: Teens Huffing A/C Freon

The latest fad for teens to get high involves a very large household appliance. YouTube videos even act as instructional videos for kids who want to huff freon. CBS4’s Gio Benitez has the heads up for parents about the dangers to kids who are huffing.

CBS4–11/14/2011

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