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Juvenile Delinquency

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  • Gag orders can do more harm than good

    Gag orders can do more harm than good
    The gag order issued in the recent malpractice trial against cardiologist Mark Midei didn't prevent media from dredging up the disgraced doctor's past, from describing how he lost his medical license or how he has been sued by hundreds of former...
  • Former Fort Meade youth worker charged with child sex abuse

    Former Fort Meade youth worker charged with child sex abuse
    A former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing two boys there in 2010 and 2011, federal authorities said. Anthony Dennis Williams II allegedly communicated with the boys through social media and text messages,...
  • Phylicia Barnes sex tape may be played publicly at murder trial

    Phylicia Barnes sex tape may be played publicly at murder trial
    If Baltimore prosecutors want to show jurors a video of teenage murder victim Phylicia Barnes and the man accused of killing her engaged in "sexual relations," they must do so in open court, a city judge has ruled. The ruling, which denied a prosecution...
  • Trial postponed for city man charged in death of North Carolina teen

    Trial postponed for city man charged in death of North Carolina teen
    The trial of Michael Maurice Johnson, who’s charged with murdering North Carolina teen Phylicia Barnes, was rescheduled for early next year at the request of prosecutors and defense attorneys, who told a Baltimore judge Monday that they’re...
  • Following county trend, Laurel seeing fewer car thefts

    Following county trend, Laurel seeing fewer car thefts
    The number of auto thefts in Prince George's County has dropped by more than 54 percent over the last five years, according to state figures. Laurel Police Department officials said the city has also seen a decreased number of auto thefts in recent years....
  • State plans new detention center for girls in Carroll County

    State plans new detention center for girls in Carroll County
    The state Department of Juvenile Services plans to replace its rundown detention center for girls with a new, 48-bed facility in Carroll County — a size that is raising questions among advocates for troubled youths. Juvenile Services Secretary Sam...
  • Canton burglaries lead to arrest of juvenile in Baltimore

    Canton burglaries lead to arrest of juvenile in Baltimore
    Baltimore police arrested a 16-year-old boy they suspect in some of the two dozen burglaries and attempted burglaries that have struck Canton over the past month. Police said detectives are "looking at him" in connection to multiple burglaries,...
  • Replacing Waxter

    Replacing Waxter
    Youth advocates are questioning whether the Department of Juvenile Services needs to build a new 48-bed detention facility in Carroll County for girls awaiting assignment to one of the state's juvenile treatment centers. At a time when the state should be...
  • Aberdeen man accused of child sex abuse

    An Aberdeen man has been charged with sexually abusing two teenage girls, according to a statement of charges on file in court. Brian Craig Smith, 46, of the 1200 block of Perryman Road, has been charged with multiple counts of second-degree sex offense,...
  • Baltimore schools' interim CEO has 'passion with a punch'

    In walks Tisha Edwards, a parade of teenagers in her wake. The conference room in Baltimore school headquarters is full of staff and community stakeholders there to tell the new interim schools CEO what she wants to know. But she introduces the half-...
  • Death-penalty opponents gather to press cause

    Death-penalty opponents gather to press cause
    Kirk Bloodsworth celebrated his 20th year of freedom Friday after he was wrongfully convicted of murder in Maryland and sentenced to death. On Saturday, he joined with activists to mark other anniversaries: 41 years since the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Three arrested for early-morning armed robberies in Towson

    Baltimore County Police arrested a man and two juvenile females early Friday morning after the group committed a pair of armed robberies in Towson. Cpl. Cathy Batton, a police spokeswoman, said that at 3:30 a.m. on Friday, July 5, the group drove past a...