Push to close youth lockups an emotional topic in Geneva, Kearney
Posted: Sunday, March 3, 2013 12:00 am
GENEVA, Neb. — Araceli Morales had walked well down a path to perdition by the time a juvenile judge sent her to Nebraska's home for delinquent girls.
By 16, she had dropped out of her school in Lexington, joined a gang, sold drugs, broken into houses and beaten up other kids — so she could spend nights high and drunk. She was in and out of foster care and a group home.
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Sunday, March 3, 2013 12:00 am.