Latest Juvenile crime News

Detainees go on rampage in state's juvenile detention center

Oct. 18, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Detainees broke windows and tore apart classrooms, offices and living spaces at the Long Creek Youth Development Center, prompting a call for help from local police, officials said Monday. It was bad enough that the South Portland Police...

Man arrested in fatal shooting of South Florida officer

Oct. 18, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer during an altercation, officials said Monday. Officers responded Sunday night to a call about a suspicious incident near the Emerald Hills Country Club, Hollywood police...

Kentucky teen charged with murder in wrong-way crash

Oct. 18, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teen has been charged with murder in a fatal wrong-way crash on Interstate 65, authorities said. The 17-year-old boy was charged with murder, assault, driving under the influence and other counts, Louisville Metro Police Department...

Officers arrest 11-year-old, two teens after 110 mph chase

Oct. 17, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An 11-year-old driver and two 14-year-old passengers were arrested Saturday after a police chase that topped 100 mph. The Nebraska State Patrol said the chase involving a Jeep Gladiator that had been stolen in Lincoln took place on Interstate 80 in...

Teens arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run crash

Oct. 16, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Wauwatosa police have arrested four juveniles in connection with a hit-and-run crash that struck and killed a 47-year-old woman who was trying to stop an attempted vehicle theft at a Wauwatosa hotel early Thursday morning. Police said the four...

Police chief on leave after allegedly threatening daughter

Oct. 15, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A police chief in the San Francisco Bay Area has been put on administrative leave after her 18-year-old daughter accused her and her police sergeant father of abuse. Richmond police Chief Bisa French was placed on administrative leave following...

Alabama teen's trial in killing of his family delayed

Oct. 15, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — The trial of an Alabama teenager accused of killing five members of his family is being delayed. Mason Sisk, of Elmont, appeared Thursday for a pre-trial conference before Limestone County Circuit Judge Robert Baker, news outlets reported. The...

Teen charged in shooting at school held without bond

Oct. 15, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old charged in the shooting death of a classmate at a North Carolina high school last month will remain held without bond. Judge Athena Brooks denied a motion to release Maurice Evans Jr. on bond Thursday, news outlets report. Evans...

Iowa police: Blood-covered teen said he killed his parents

Oct. 14, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police in Cedar Rapids have arrested a teenage boy on suspicion of slashing his parents to death after officers found the blood-covered teen sitting outside the family home early Thursday morning. Police said they received a call around 2 a.m....

Police: Teen tried to steal steal Humvee from armory

Oct. 09, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A teen attempted to steal a military Humvee worth more than $100,000 from the National Guard Armory in Hutchinson and swung a hatchet at an armory staff member who tried to stop him, police say. The Hutchinson News reports that prosecutors...