KCBS Cover Story: Pepper Spray Use To Be Allowed At Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall Despite OppositionStarting 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.
Feds Join Lawsuit Over Kids Placed In Solitary Confinement At Martinez Juvenile HallThe 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.
4th Defendant Added In Case Of Saratoga Girl Who Hanged Herself After Alleged Sex AssaultThe 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.
Bay Area 80s Pop Star Shiela E. To Speak To Jailed Youths In San MateoAn 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.
Solano Co. Juvenile Hall Escapee Caught After Stolen Van Chase, CrashA 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.
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.
12-Year-Old SF Juvenile Hall Escapee Found At Mother's HomeA 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.
2 Boys Escape From San Francisco Juvenile HallSan Francisco police were searching for two boys who escaped from the juvenile hall facility in San Francisco’s Forest Hill neighborhood on Tuesday night.
Solano Juvenile Hall Escapee Surrenders, 2nd Teen At LargeOne of two juveniles who escaped from Solano County Juvenile Hall on Thursday turned himself in over the weekend, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
2 Inmates Escape From Fairfield Juvenile HallTwo Solano County Juvenile Hall inmates escaped Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Fairfield Teen Arrested In Stepfather Stabbing After Mother BeatenA 15-year-old Fairfield boy is in juvenile hall after allegedly stabbing his stepfather five times in what police said was an attempt to protect his mother.
Teen's Cell Phone Records Checked In Concord Crash That Killed BicyclistsInvestigators were checking cell phone records to determine if talking on a phone may have contributed to a crash that killed a 41-year-old Concord man and his nine-year-old daughter as they rode their bicycles along a sidewalk Saturday.