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Family Mistrusts Judge, Agrees To Teen Murder Plea Deal

A 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.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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Man Says He Received Different ‘Juvenile Justice’ From Judge

Connor 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.

CBS 11–12/18/2013

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Deadly Drunk Driving Probation Sentence Leaves Families Stunned

Several 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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2013

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Teen Accepts Plea Deal For Murder Of Five-Year-Old

A 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.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

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Teen Admits Killing Friend & Leaving Body Near Storm Drain

A 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?

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2013

The scene outside the MLK DART Station about an hour after a man was pushed in front of a moving train and killed. (Credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT)

14-Year-Old To Serve 22 Years In Prison For Role In DART Train Death

A 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.

04/05/2012

The scene outside the MLK DART Station about an hour after a man was pushed in front of a moving train and killed. (Credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT)

12-Year-Old Sentenced In DART Rail Death

He’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.

03/20/2012

The scene outside the MLK DART Station about an hour after a man was pushed in front of a moving train and killed. (Credit: Jay Gormley/KTVT)

One DART Shoving Suspect Could Be Tried As An Adult

One of the children accused of pushing a Dallas teen in front of DART train may face prosecution as an adult.

12/15/2011