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Coalition Calls For Change To Age Of Adult Criminal Responsibility In New York

Every year, nearly 50,000 children arrested, charged and processed in New York are done so as adults, and a new coalition of advocates and lawmakers wants to change that.

07/11/2013

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

12-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Alleged Armed Robbery In Trenton, N.J.

The boy allegedly walked up to a 27-year-old man on Hoffman Avenue Sunday, pulled out a pistol and said “Give it up.”

05/24/2011

(Photo/Edward Reed, nyc.gov)

Mayor Wants Overhaul Of Juvenile Justice System

“The current system is not helping our kids. It isn’t helping tax payers and it isn’t helping public safety,” Mayor Bloomberg said.

12/21/2010