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  • ccasey0821 Dec 27, 10:59 a.m.

    i really hope they charge them as adults. they committed a vicious crime, to be given a sentence that would free them in 5 to 10 years, i dont want them to have that.

  • karbattle1 Dec 21, 5:59 p.m.

    4 fewer kids getting bussed across town to school.....

  • Malaki Dec 21, 12:18 p.m.

    Try them as adults. What a shame that people have no respect for human life anymore.

  • Red Green Dec 21, 11:45 a.m.

    I propose a ban on assault rocks including any bag, bucket, or wheel barrow capable of holding more than 30 rocks.

  • Reader X Dec 21, 9:58 a.m.

    Reform school!

  • Scubagirl Dec 21, 9:25 a.m.

    These teens think they are ABOVE the law. Have absolutely NO REGARD for the law or other peoples lives/possessions. Try them as adults-ALL OF THEM-and then lock them up please-FOR A VERY LONG TIME!

  • OGE Dec 21, 9:13 a.m.

    But would it have been nice had someone stepped up who was A CCW permit holder and gave this man a fighting chance , because you absolutely cannot count on LEO to be their in your time of need !! We need to understand that their are good and bad folks and all these new gun rules will not stop another school shooting. I for one would have been more than happy to see school personel trained to CCW and give our kids a fighting chance because shooting thim like fish in a barrel just adds more pain.
    Mustange

    Go get them Robin Hood!

  • aetius476 Dec 21, 9:04 a.m.

    "Klinkosum said, adding that his client has been trying to turn his life around with Young Life basketball, bible studies and even moving out of his home to get away from gang members in his neighborhood."

    Isn't this ALWAYS the case.....

  • North Carolina Cutie Dec 21, 8:49 a.m.

    Lawers have to defend even if they no the person is wrong which I find crazy they do the crime do the time.

  • North Carolina Cutie Dec 21, 8:47 a.m.

    If they can do man crime they should be tried as men. Let them see how it feels to act grown when they should be in school.

  • lumberman Dec 21, 8:46 a.m.

    15 and 13 year olds. Is this the future of America? Makes you wish the Mayans were right.

  • Uhavenoclu Dec 21, 8:23 a.m.

    People who claim to follow someone and the "Book",haven't read the "Book".
    For the man who's birthday y'all are celebrating next week was the greatest "Homeless",person there was.He didn't have a home,he went from town to town and slept wherever he could.
    But these little boys were brought up to the materialistic values....the greed which it states is an evil...and all the other physical ways...Use the inside to achieve the outside,not the other way around.

  • ims1924 Dec 20, 7:59 p.m.

    These young boys, and some girls, run this neighborhood like a small pack of wild dogs. I'm going to move the first of the year.

  • rushbot Dec 20, 7:57 p.m.

    Life at hard labor!! I support a return to chain gangs and prison farms for anyone who is convicted of crimes like this..actually for anyone who commits a crime of violence.

  • Dagn Dec 20, 7:38 p.m.

    Just a bunch of wanna be's. All of them, as well as their parents should be locked up for life. There is absolutely no point in trying any kind of rehabilitation because a young teenager like this will only get much, much worse.

  • moonpie Dec 20, 7:33 p.m.

    Heisenberg, we don't need a rock violence commission yet....not until someone slaughters a classroom full of children....

  • wakewiseone Dec 20, 7:32 p.m.

    its about time the country moved OFF political correctness. these perps committed a major heinous crime............they should have to pay for it in the most dire way.

  • heisenberg Dec 20, 7:28 p.m.

    Agree with Mustange - we need a commission to look into rock violence. Maybe Joe Biden can head it up since he has about the same intelligence.

  • dontstopnow Dec 20, 7:26 p.m.

    Good example of dedicated parenting and our future leaders... Oh yeah, we are definitely in trouble.

  • Nancy Dec 20, 7:22 p.m.

    Given their history, they best be treated as adults. It's clear they think they're too young to have consequences and continued along without disregard because the law allowed it.

  • sunshine1040 Dec 20, 7:21 p.m.

    Parents more then likely kept sending them to their room for a time out Meanwhile they were out the window plotting what cries they could committ. Now give them a real time out where they cannot get out . Prison is where they belong

  • grayboomerang Dec 20, 7:15 p.m.

    That poor man. If there is any justice, all will be tried as adults and go away for life.

  • NCSUEngineerFC Dec 20, 7:15 p.m.

    "** so far as them "trying to do better" by attending Bible classes? Oh, please, spare us the violin playing sob story." -jetset

    Agreed. I am all for them turning their lives around, but they have to face the consequences for the horrible act that they took part in. These kids are absolutely disgusting and sick in the head.

  • Strawberry Letter 23 Beth Wilson Dec 20, 7:14 p.m.

    Glad they will be tried as adults!!

    Beth

  • whatelseisnew Dec 20, 7:11 p.m.

    Death penalty to be carried out with a rock. Film it. It is time to get serious about gangs. Legislation that assigns an automatic death penalty to any gang member that commits a violent crime regardless of age.

  • sjb2k1 Dec 20, 7:10 p.m.

    adult crime. punish them like they are adults.

  • jetset Dec 20, 7:02 p.m.

    This is so sad. My heart hurts for this homeless man. He was down on his luck, so then it only gets worse by some mean boys beating this man to his death. What a horrible death. Putting these punks behind bars isn't harsh enough punishment. And, just think.....one of them gang raped someone, not once, but twice. They need to lock him up and throw away the key.

    ** so far as them "trying to do better" by attending Bible classes? Oh, please, spare us the violin playing sob story.

  • eagle11 Dec 20, 7:01 p.m.

    Eye for an eye....

  • eagle11 Dec 20, 6:59 p.m.

    Wow, We need to ban rocks.

  • highvolt1 Dec 20, 6:57 p.m.

    Amazed at the things Lawyers will say. Simply amazing

  • Phyxius1 Dec 20, 6:56 p.m.

    Wow..They have done all of this up to the age of 15 and the other things listed above. And these are the next generation of adults coming into the world....SCARY...

  • Scubagirl Dec 20, 6:54 p.m.

    SO hope they put these punks where they belong,

  • 11of10 Dec 20, 6:51 p.m.

    Where are the parents in all this?

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 20, 6:48 p.m.

    Well I guess that didn't work out too well for him or his buddy, but he got his "star"...Maybe he'll get a tat while he's in prison.

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