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6:32 am on Friday September 2, 2011

14-year-old who shot schoolmate sentenced to 40 years in prison

Image by Flickr user Zsolt VajdaUpdate September 2: On Thursday afternoon, Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson Jr. sentenced the now 16-year-old Derell Green to 40 years behind bars for the 2010 murder of 17-year-old Larry Taron Maybank. The Post and...
5:52 am on Sunday March 1, 2009

Juvenile rehabilitation programs may get axed due to budget crunch

The S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice is ailing from millions in state budget cuts and fears that it may have to cut programs and facilities established that aim to rehabilitate youthful offenders. Juvenile Justice Director Bill Byars spoke to The...
6:36 am on Tuesday October 21, 2008

Two teens convicted in fatal shooting

Two teens that were 14 at the time of arrest were convicted Monday in the shooting death of 20-year-old Trammel McFadden. Officials have said the case continues to show that young persons are having for to easy of a time accesing firearms. Couldn't...