juveniles tried as adults

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court appeared ready Tuesday to say anew that young people who commit even the most brutal crimes should not be punished as harshly as adults, taking up a pair of cases in which 14-year-olds convicted of murder are serving life sentences with no chance of parole. SEE ALSO: Liberian President Says […]

Adolfo Davis had been 14 years old for just two months when he made the mistake that changed his life. SEE ALSO: Philip Ward Charged With Beheading Girlfriend Veronica Bowen, Cops Say In October 1990, he was living on Chicago’s South Side with a grandmother who could barely care for him. His father was gone. […]