Juvenile Hall

A canister of pepper spray (Anthony Sesa/Getty Images)

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.

09/26/2014

John A. Davis Juvenile Hall in Martinez (Contra Costa County website)

Feds Join Lawsuit Over Kids Placed In Solitary Confinement At Martinez Juvenile Hall

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.

02/19/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

4th Defendant Added In Case Of Saratoga Girl Who Hanged Herself After Alleged Sex Assault

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.

07/26/2013

Musician Shiela E. performs onstage at the Dizzy Feet Foundation's Inaugural Celebration of Dance at The Kodak Theater on November 29, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Bay Area 80s Pop Star Shiela E. To Speak To Jailed Youths In San Mateo

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.

07/09/2013

Police Sirens

Solano Co. Juvenile Hall Escapee Caught After Stolen Van Chase, Crash

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.

06/21/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Teens Accused In Saratoga School Girl Sex Assault Released From Juvenile Hall

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.

04/23/2013

(CBS)

12-Year-Old SF Juvenile Hall Escapee Found At Mother’s Home

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.

04/18/2013

The Youth Guidance Center on 375 Woodside Ave. in San Francisco. (SF Superior Court)

2 Boys Escape From San Francisco Juvenile Hall

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.

04/17/2013

The Solano County Juvenile Detention Facility in Fairfield. (Solano County Office of Education)

Solano Juvenile Hall Escapee Surrenders, 2nd Teen At Large

One of two juveniles who escaped from Solano County Juvenile Hall on Thursday turned himself in over the weekend, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

03/18/2013

The Solano County Juvenile Detention Facility in Fairfield. (Solano County Office of Education)

2 Inmates Escape From Fairfield Juvenile Hall

Two Solano County Juvenile Hall inmates escaped Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

03/15/2013

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