NEWARK, N.J. — Bukhari Washington had resisted the lure of gangs and drugs that derailed the lives of so many in his tough Newark neighborhood.
A Rochester teenager was convicted today of slaying another teen last year.
Two Philadelphia social workers were among nine charged yesterday in the death of a Danieal Kelly, a 14-year-old girl who starved to death in 2006, her body eaten by bed sores to the bone.
From the day she was born, her mother's dream for her was that she go to college.
A 19-year-old man was fatally shot Monday afternoon during an apparent gang-related attack on a funeral procession on Chicago's Southwest Side, an incident that briefly led authorities to lock down the hospital where the victim was taken for fear of more gang violence.
The family and friends of a 19-year-old Brooklyn student who was beaten to death in East Flatbush by a group of ten men are calling for justice.
A Baltimore County grand jury has indicted a 16-year-old in the death of his mother and the beating of his father, according to court records.