California Supreme Court Upholds Ban On Adult Trials for Some JuvenilesCalifornia’s 2018 law barring 14 and 15-year-olds from being tried as adults and sent to adult prisons even for serious crimes such as murder and rape was upheld Thursday by the state’s supreme court.
Berkeley Police Arrest Two Teens for Attempted CarjackingBerkeley police arrested two teenage suspects late Tuesday after an attempted carjacking.
Warming Waters Draw Increasing Numbers Of Young Great White Sharks To Monterey BayThere is a dramatic increase in the number of great white sharks swimming in Monterey Bay. The influx is indicative of broad ocean changes underway because of climate changes.
Palo Alto Police Arrest Three Juveniles For Robbery, Car TheftThree juveniles reportedly attacked and robbed a woman, and lead police on a high speed chase in a stolen car before being arrested in Palo Alto Monday evening.
VIDEO: Vallejo Teen Carjacking Suspects Lead Police On Wild ChaseTwo juveniles were arrested after a police chase through Benicia and Martinez Friday night, both suspects in an armed robbery and carjacking in Vallejo
East Bay Robbery, Police Chase Ends With 3 Juveniles In CustodyThree juveniles are in custody after a police chase ended in a crash in Antioch following a robbery at a gas station in Moraga Sunday night.
Mother Demands Justice For Daughter Murdered In Richmond ParkThe family of a Richmond murder victim voiced their outrage Thursday over a new state law that bars adult charges being filed against suspects 16 years old or younger in homicide cases.
Sheriff's Deputies Allegedly Taped Confidential Conversations Between Juveniles And AttorneysCases involving juveniles are being reviewed after accusations Alameda Co. Sheriff's deputies recorded confidential conversations between juvenile suspects and their attorneys.
3 Kids Could Face Charges After Arson At Modesto Elementary SchoolInvestigators are saying arson is to blame for a late December fire that caused $1.5 million in damage to a Modesto elementary school.
4 Teens Arrested In Connection With Gilroy WildfireAuthorities in the South Bay announced Thursday that four teenage boys have been arrested in connection Ballybunion Fire that burned in Gilroy over the weekend.
Group Stabs Man In Broad Daylight In San Francisco's Dolores ParkA group of juveniles stabbed a victim multiple times in San Francisco's Dolores Park on Wednesday evening.
BART Juvenile Fare Evader Crackdown Thwarted By New State LawBART is looking to spend millions of dollars putting fare cheats out of business. But it turns out, it's against state law to go after juveniles.
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.