Mara Herrera

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Should Mundelein Teen Be Charged as Adult in Stabbing Death of Half-Sister?

A 14-year-old Mundelein teen is accused of killing her 11-year-old half-sister after stabbing heover 30 times last week in the townhome they shared. …

Jewlyes Gutierrez, Transgender Teen, Enters Agreement That Could See Criminal Charges Dropped

A bullied transgender teen who was facing misdemeanor battery charges in Contra Costa County Superior Court has entered into an agreement that could allow for criminal charges filed against her to be dropped in the wake of a Change.org petition that prompted a massive outpouring of support.<p>Jewlyes …

Teen charged with child porn for allegedly tweeting nude selfies

Can the law offer education?<p>This might be the question that follows the tale of a 16-year-old Virginia girl who has found herself in more trouble than she ever might have imagined.<p>It all started when the teen allegedly decided to take some nude selfies and post them on Twitter.<p>She's certainly not …

Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Additional Rape Charge in Math Teacher Murder

Philip Chism, the teen accused of raping and murdering his high school math teacher, pleaded not guilty today in connection to a second charge of …

No jail for 'affluenza' teen in fatal crash draws outrage

In a case with growing political ripples, a Texas judge's reaffirmation placing a teen involved in a drunken-driving fatal accident on probation is drawing fresh outrage from the victims' families.<p>Ethan Couch, 17, will be on 10 years probation after Texas District Judge Jean Boyd again decided …

Dramatic Improvements Suggested for Juvenile Probation Camp

The call for improvement came as the Board of Supervisors moved to accelerate construction of a $48 million probation camp.<p>Los Angeles County can …

An Unusual Glimpse Behind Bars: Juveniles In The Justice System

In the confines of jail cells, photographer Richard Ross documents children's experiences. He snaps pictures without revealing his subjects' faces, aiming to "give them a voice."<p>The Juvenile-In-Justice project includes photographs of more than 100 facilities in 30 states. The project's website has …

Teen charged, second sought in beating death of WWII vet, 88, in Spokane, Wash.

A 16-year-old male was charged as an adult with first-degree murder Friday and a second was being sought in the robbery and death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran who was brutally beaten to death in Spokane, Wash.<p>Demetrius Glenn, accompanied by his lawyer, turned himself in to police Thursday …

2 teens arrested in case of missing Oklahoma girl

<b>OKLAHOMA CITY -</b> Oklahoma City police have arrested two people in the case of a missing 16-year-old Piedmont girl.<p>Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said Monday …

Police seek missing Nevada teenager over killings of mother, brother

A missing Nevada teenager, who was initially thought to have been a possible victim following the killing his mother and brother, is now a suspect in the case, police said.<p>Adrian Navarro-Canales' mother and brother were found stabbed to death in their apartment on Friday, the police department in …

Colorado teen shot and killed in prank gone wrong

The combination of a gun and a surprise gone wrong left a beloved 18-year-old track star dead, authorities in Longmont, Colorado, say.<p>The incident happened Friday when Premila Lal and her 12-year-old cousin decided to play a joke on Nerrek Galley, a close family friend, according to Lal's father. …

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling Keeps Kids Out of Adult Prisons

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled last month that young people may no longer be held in adult prisons while awaiting juvenile court hearings.<p>The …

Cybercrime just tip of iceberg in organized criminality, study finds

WannaCry may be hogging the headlines, but globalization has yielded an astonishing range of criminal activities. And the definition of organized …

Drug dealer jailed for 10 years after buying grenade on dark net

When the 22-year-old was arrested, a substantial amount of class A drugs, weapons and ammunition were found in his property.<p>A drug dealer has been …

As Tijuana homicides surge, business leaders call for expanded military role

With homicides in the city on the rise, Tijuana business and civic leaders are calling for Mexico’s military to once again head up Baja California’s …

Real-life Goodfellas crime family arrested in New York

The leaders of a New York crime family famously portrayed in the film <i>Goodfellas</i> have been arrested by FBI agents.<p>The street boss of the Luchese crime …

Mafia plundering Germany's care homes

Some 230 care home operators are thought to have created a systematic fraud network in Germany linked to the mafia, police say. Patients' rights …

Feds: Organized Crime Bust with NYC Ties Leads to 19 Arrests

NEW YORK - Nearly two dozen people were arrested Wednesday in connection with one of the country's most notorious crime families.<p>The Federal Bureau …

The trial for the police officer charged in the shooting death of Philando Castile began today — here's what we know so far

Yanez, 29, is charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm.<p>The case is being heard in the Ramsey County District Court in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, and the court is expected to take several days to narrow the pool of 50 prospective jurors. One woman …

Law Enforcement

‘Black Lives Still Don’t Matter’ Protest Blocks Traffic on Las Vegas Strip

About 100 people gathered in front of the Venetian Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday to protest police brutality and the death of Tashii Farmer, …

Alton Sterling protest lawsuit nears cash settlement | NOLA.com

BATON ROUGE -- A federal judge on Tuesday preliminarily approved a proposed settlement resolving a class action that accuses law enforcement agencies …

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Philly Cops’ Habit of Fondling Black Men Sparks Greatest Protest of All Time

In what may be the greatest protest ever, two Philadelphia police precincts received pairs of underwear from a local activist group Tuesday morning. …

Inglewood, Calif., Cops Who Killed Sleeping Couple in Parked Car Are Off the Force

A group of Inglewood, Calif., police officers who fatally shot a young couple while they sat in a parked car are no longer on the force.<p>Inglewood …

Dontre Hamilton: Milwaukee Council Approves $2,300,000 Settlement for Son of Mentally Ill Man Killed by Cop

The Milwaukee Common Council has approved a $2.3 million settlement for the young son of Dontre Hamilton, the 31-year-old black man who, on April 30, …

Victims 'baffled' Montreal police still not tracking racial profiling complaints

Montreal police are still trying to figure out a way to track racial profiling, four years after a coroner's report into the shooting death of Fredy …

Even before the train killings, Portland was embroiled in conflicts over hate and racism

It was supposed to be a simple job ad. Oregon's biggest city was seeking a new police chief, and the mayor had posted a lengthy description online saying what he wanted in the hire.<p>But two words in it stood out. The mayor — a recently elected white Democrat — said the city had a history of …

City of Oakland, Calif., to Pay Nearly $1,000,000 to Teen in Police Exploitation and Sexual Abuse Scandal

The city of Oakland, Calif., will pay a teen $989,000 to settle her claim against the city after more than a dozen police officers exploited and …

NYPD Fails to Convince Court Its Deafening Sound Cannon Is Just a ‘Communication Tool’

On Wednesday, a federal judge ruled that the sound emitted from the NYPD’s Long Range Acoustic Devices—portable sound cannons that blast noise—could …