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Youth crime in Maryland has been falling for a decade. What's behind the recent uptick? (WYPR's On the Record)

What happens to Baltimore teens arrested for stealing cars? Here’s what the data says (The Baltimore Banner)

Juvenile justice providers, advocates urge patience amid spike in some youth crimes (The Baltimore Banner)

'Enough is enough': Randallstown NAACP questions lack of urgency to address juvenile crime (FOX45)

City leaders demand stronger consequences for juvenile auto theft offenders (FOX45)

Randallstown NAACP says juvenile criminals should be held accountable (WBAL-TV)

'What happened to me is being minimized': Assault victim frustrated with case (WBAL-TV)

Baltimore Officials: Car thefts greatly increased in 2023, and juveniles are a part of the crime trend (WJZ-TV)

Youth Crime Process Prompts Questions in House, Eastern Shore (Capital News Service)

Gun violence among juveniles is rising. How do you keep them out of the system? (NPR's Morning Edition)

Youths say boredom and basic needs landed them at Maryland detention centers (NPR's Morning Edition)

Video footage led to arrests in shooting outside Carver Vocational Technical High School, charging documents show (The Baltimore Sun)

Montgomery Co. grapples with youth crime: A call for resources, restorative justice and early intervention (WJLA)

‘This is a crisis’: Montgomery Co. panel explores juvenile crime, possible actions (WTOP News)

Maryland juvenile services department to move detained girls — again (The Daily Record)

Interview with Jeff Salkin on DJS Research Brief (MPT's State Circle)

50 people file lawsuits alleging decades of abuse in Maryland’s juvenile detention centers (The Baltimore Banner)

Dozens of people file lawsuits alleging abuse in Maryland's juvenile detention centers (WJZ-TV)

Survivors file lawsuits as Child Victims Act goes into effect, but how many more to come remains unknown (Maryland Matters)

Lawsuits target Maryland’s juvenile justice system with claims of child sex abuse (WTOP News)

New Maryland law lifts civil statute of limitations for all child sex abuse claims (CBS News)

'No One Is Ever Going to Believe You': New Complaints Allege Rampant Sex Abuse at 6 Md. Juvenile Facilities (People Magazine)

Lawsuits allege dozens were sexually abused in Md. juvenile facilities (The Washington Post)

Sex abuse lawsuits filed under Maryland’s new Child Victims Act begin to stack up  (The Baltimore Sun)

Art helps Md. youth in juvenile detention create pathways to positive behaviors (WTOP News)

Opinion: Gun violence is declining and youth are not the problem in Maryland (Maryland Matters)

Kids in juvenile detention to have artwork auctioned off at Artscape (WMAR-TV)

Report finds youth crime is down, but an increase in car and gun violations (WYPR Midday)

Imprisoned youth will auction off their art at Artscape 2023 (WJZ-TV)

Op-Ed: Maryland DJS secretary: ‘Many of the assumptions that society seems to hold about youth violence are wrong.’ | GUEST COMMENTARY By Vincent Schiraldi (The Baltimore Sun)

Research Brief – Putting Youth Crime In Maryland in Context (September 2023)

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