KCBS Cover Story: Pepper Spray Use To Be Allowed At Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall Despite Opposition
Starting next week, wards at Santa Clara County juvenile hall will be permitted to use pepper spray to break up fights among minors amid criticism from teachers, counselors and judges who have spoken out against the use of painful eye irritant on children.
The U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Education have filed statements, in a lawsuit over the treatment of young people with mental disabilities at Juvenile Hall in Contra Costa County.
The parents of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at a party last year, added a new female defendant to a suit they filed in San Jose in the wake of her death.
An 80s pop star was set to meet with incarcerated youths at San Mateo County’s juvenile hall Tuesday afternoon to share how music helped her cope with abuse she suffered as a child.
A 16-year-old boy who escaped Solano County juvenile hall in March was arrested Wednesday after crashing into two vehicles during a California Highway Patrol pursuit.
The three teens accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga High School student, who later committed suicide, have been released from juvenile hall and are now placed on home detention.
A 12-year-old boy who escaped from San Francisco’s juvenile hall with a fellow inmate on Tuesday night was found at his mother’s home Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
San Francisco police were searching for two boys who escaped from the juvenile hall facility in San Francisco’s Forest Hill neighborhood on Tuesday night.
One of two juveniles who escaped from Solano County Juvenile Hall on Thursday turned himself in over the weekend, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Two Solano County Juvenile Hall inmates escaped Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.