Juvenile court

11-Year-Old Fort Worth Boy Convicted In Dog's Beating DeathThe child pleaded guilty in juvenile court Thursday to charges of delinquent conduct, animal cruelty-torture and using a deadly weapon for beating to death a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix named Cookie in May.
Texas House Panel Votes To Raise Juvenile Criminal Age To 18A proposal to change the state's definition of who is considered an adult in the criminal justice system is on its way to the Texas House.
Cases Of Unaccompanied Minors Added To Juvenile Immigration DocketThe wave of unaccompanied children arriving illegally in the U.S. along the southern border continues, and now CBS 11 News has learned about a strong connection between the humanitarian crisis and North Texas.
Family Mistrusts Judge, Agrees To Teen Murder Plea DealA Fort Worth teen, who killed classmate Nicholas Anderson with a claw hammer, has been sentenced to 26 years behind bars. The family of the murdered teen agreed to a plea deal because they did not trust Judge Jean Boyd's judgment had their been a trial.
Man Says He Received Different 'Juvenile Justice' From JudgeConnor McCreight’s ankle monitor is a daily reminder of his past. He is still serving punishment for a crime committed when he was just 14-year-old. He says compared to admitted drunk driver Ethan Couch his sentence from the same judge was harsh.
Deadly Drunk Driving Probation Sentence Leaves Families StunnedSeveral families sat stunned and in tears in a Tarrant County juvenile courtroom on Tuesday. Emotions were high after a judge sentenced teenager Ethan Couch to 10 years probation for a drunk driving crash that killed four people back in June.
Teen Accepts Plea Deal For Murder Of Five-Year-OldA teenager accused of murdering a five-year-old by striking him with a bowling ball has accepted a plea agreement before the start of his Capital Murder trial.
Teen Admits Killing Friend & Leaving Body Near Storm DrainA Wylie teenager has admitted to killing another child, who he called his friend, and trying to stuff his body down a storm drain last year. The boy is now headed to a youth detention center -- but the question is, for how long?
14-Year-Old To Serve 22 Years In Prison For Role In DART Train DeathA 14-year-old boy, standing next to his mother, was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in prison for his role in the killing of a man at a Dallas DART station last November.
12-Year-Old Sentenced In DART Rail DeathHe’s just four-feet, two-inches tall, and barely looks his age. But a 12-year-old Dallas boy admitted Tuesday to his role in a robbery that led to the death of 19-year-old Octavius Lanier on the DART rail line last November.
One DART Shoving Suspect Could Be Tried As An AdultOne of the children accused of pushing a Dallas teen in front of DART train may face prosecution as an adult.
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