Prop 57 Would Give Power To Try Juveniles As Adults To Judges, Not ProsecutorsProposition 57 which would take the power of charging minors as adults -- a practice known as "direct filing" -- away from district attorneys and give it to judges.
ACLU Seeks Hearings For Juveniles Sentenced To Life Without ParoleThe American Civil Liberties Union is urging the Supreme Court of California to allow hearings for teens who were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
State Sen. Leno Seeks To Ban Most Solitary Confinement Of JuvenilesState Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, announced Tuesday a new try for a law that would sharply limit solitary confinement of youth in juvenile correctional facilities in California.
Number Of Teens Tried As Adults Skyrocketing In Santa Clara CountyA 14-year-old San Jose gang member could spend life in prison if convicted of attempted murder. He is among the growing number of teens who are being tried as adults.
5 Juveniles Arrested For Attacking Man Jogging Near San Leandro ParkOfficers arrested five juveniles for attacking and attempting to rob a man jogging home near Memorial Park in San Leandro early Saturday morning, a police lieutenant said.
3 Juveniles Arrested In Palo Alto BurglaryPalo Alto police have arrested three juveniles in a residential burglary Monday night in which a woman came home to find her place ransacked, a stranger inside and a suspect waiting in a getaway car.
Boys Admit To Sexually Assaulting Saratoga Teen Audrie PottIn documents in the case, the three admitted to sexually assaulting the 15-year-old in 2012 and possessing naked photos of her, before she took her own life.
Elderly Oakland Man Killed In Crash By Teens Fleeing PoliceTwo juveniles are in custody after a vehicle collision in which a elderly man was killed in East Oakland late Monday night, police said.
2 Novato Teens Arrested After Weapons Found In CarNovato police arrested two teenage boys after weapons were found in their car during a traffic stop on Monday night, a police sergeant said.
Two Boys Accused Of Stealing Rifle From Vallejo HomeTwo juveniles were taken into custody Monday afternoon after they were seen running with a rifle case on Columbus Parkway in the vicinity of Solano Community College’s Vallejo campus, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
Teens Suspected In North Bay Crime Spree ArrestedPolice arrested four teenage boys Sunday on suspicion of going on an overnight crime spree that included stealing an SUV, credit cards and other valuables, according to police.
5 Santa Rosa Teens Arrested For Spray-Paint VandalismFive juveniles were arrested on suspicion of spray-painting buildings in Santa Rosa on Saturday night, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.

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