Juvenile corrections

RETRANSMITTED TO UPDATE CAPTION AFTER PAROLE BOARD DECISION - FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Hurt in Louisiana. On Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, a three-member panel must decide whether to grant parole to Montgomery, a prisoner who's getting his first chance at freedom after nearly a half-century behind bars. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)/The Advocate via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 2:29 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17. A three-member panel from the state parole board voted 2 to...
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ISRAEL OUT - Palestinian Ahed Tamimi Is escorted at a military court near Jerusalem, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. The 16-year-old girl who is seen in a video kicking and pushing two Israeli soldiers near her West Bank home is being celebrated by Palestinians as a symbol of a new generation resisting a 50-year-old Israeli occupation. (AP Photo/Oren Ziv)
December 26, 2017 - 9:56 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli military court has extended the detention of a Palestinian teen who was filmed kicking and slapping Israeli soldiers, footage that made her a national hero and sparked a debate in Israel about the soldiers' refusal to respond to her blows. Ahed Tamimi, a blonde 17-year-...
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FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Hurt in Baton Rouge, La. More than a half-century after the Louisiana teen was sent to prison for killing a sheriff’s deputy, the now 71-year-old inmate is getting his first chance at freedom since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in his favor. Louisiana's parole board scheduled a hearing Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, for Montgomery. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 4:49 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than a half-century after a Louisiana teen was sent to prison for killing a sheriff's deputy, the now 71-year-old inmate is getting his first chance at parole since the nation's highest court ruled in his favor and cleared a path to freedom for hundreds of other "...
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In this photo provided by the State of Iowa, vehicles are parked out the entrance to the Arlene Dayhoff Education Complex at the Boys State Training School in Eldora, Iowa, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. A federally funded nonprofit organization claims in a report released Monday that the school for juvenile boys held under court order is violating their constitutional rights by not providing essential mental health care and instead relying on restraints and seclusion rooms, and the group is threatening legal action unless the state makes significant changes. (State of Iowa via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 7:40 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa school for juvenile offenders subjects the boys to restraints and seclusion rooms and denies them essential mental health care, a federally funded nonprofit organization alleged Monday in a report that threatened legal action unless the state makes significant...
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July 20, 2017 - 6:54 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The acting director of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice has proposed restructuring housing for inmates in order to decrease recidivism rates. The State reports agency chief Freddie Pough outlined his proposal Wednesday at a meeting of Gov. Henry McMaster's...
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FILE - This Aug. 3, 2009, file photo shows a GPS locater worn on the ankle of a parolee in Rio Linda, Calif. Legal scholars say stringent rules in California for juvenile offenders who are required to wear GPS monitoring bracelets are cycling children back behind bars for minor infractions. A report being released Wednesday, July 12, 2017, by the University of California, Berkeley, and the East Bay Law Center found "unrealistically onerous" policies after an examination of 58 counties. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
July 12, 2017 - 5:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Counties' overly stringent and varied GPS tracking policies are cycling California juvenile offenders back behind bars for minor infractions, according to a new report. Rules for juveniles who wear GPS monitors were "unrealistically onerous," and "undermine the rehabilitative...
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July 09, 2017 - 10:31 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For more than 90 minutes, 15-year-old Jaquin (jah-KWAHN') Thomas' motionless body hung from a New Orleans jail window bar before anyone noticed. The suicide last fall was the second in a year at the new jail, which was supposed to help solve a myriad of longstanding problems:...
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In this March 3, 2017 photo, razor wire is coiled along a fence at the closed Mount McGregor Correctional Facility in Wilton, N.Y. Perched atop an Adirondack mountain, the 325-acre site for sale seems to have everything a developer could want: spectacular views, a man-made lake, close proximity to the tourist destination of Saratoga Springs and, oh, former President Ulysses S. Grant lived out his final days in a home next door. States are finding out the hard way that closed prisons can be a tough sell. (AP Photo/Chris Carola)
March 17, 2017 - 1:55 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Perched atop an Adirondack mountain, the 325-acre site for sale seems to have everything a developer could want: spectacular views, a man-made lake, close proximity to the tourist destination of Saratoga Springs and, oh, former President Ulysses S. Grant lived out his final days...
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