A 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.
Investigators 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.
A former youth counselor in Martinez has been sentenced to 29 years in federal prison following his conviction on child pornography charges.
Last year, 13 Oakland public school students were murdered, 11 of them were African American boys. To stem the epidemic of gun violence, the Oakland School District launched a class that teaches African American manhood development.
In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Holly Quan looks behind the doors of Unit Four, the maximum security ward at Alameda County Juvenile Hall.
Santa Clara County Juvenile hall is a much less crowded place these days, with an effort to divert young offenders showing positive results.
The idea of using video for the arraignment of juveniles is in the initial stages, part of efforts to cut costs in Solano County.
Prosecutors filed additional charges Tuesday against a former Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor accused of molesting three boys and using them to produce child pornography.
Investigators have identified a third victim in a case involving a Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor accused of molesting young boys and using them to produce child pornography, a prosecutor said Friday.
Santa Clara County is planning big changes in its juvenile justice system in an effort to keep the youngest offenders out of jail and treat teenagers differently than adult criminals.