CRIME: Youth

Boys and girls in the upper teens are apparently committing more U.S. crimes. There were as yet no conclusive figures. But the nation's newspapers and police-station blotters were daily splashed with lurid ink about the deeds of the generation just too young to fight. Juvenile delinquency rose 10% last year in New York and Chicago, was up to 100% in war-boom towns. Case histories of last week:

> In Los Angeles, slick-haired, 18-year-old Amos Raymond Latshaw coolly confessed the murder of five kinsfolk. When his father and stepmother fell to arguing, Amos...

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