Latest Juvenile crime News

Sheriff: Teen threatened to shoot parents of third-graders

Jan. 22, 2019 7:13 AM EST

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office says a teenager who threatened to shoot the parents of third-graders is due in court. News outlets report 18-year-old Isaiah David Napier was arrested Monday and charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property....

8 Pennsylvania teens arrested for Delaware port car thefts

Jan. 21, 2019 10:42 AM EST

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say eight Pennsylvania teenagers have been arrested for stealing cars from two companies at the Port of Wilmington. The News Journal of Wilmington reports that police say the cars were stolen from Trans Cargo and Auto Port Inc. The Port of Wilmington says Trans...

8 Pennsylvania teens accused in Delaware car theft attempt

Jan. 20, 2019 4:48 PM EST

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Eight Pennsylvania teenagers have been charged with firearm, conspiracy and theft-related counts after being arrested in Delaware when police say they tried to steal a car. Delaware State Police say Saturday's arrests come as troopers keep investigating a string of vehicle thefts...

Documents: Girl raped by 4 boys after cellphone taken

Jan. 19, 2019 6:54 PM EST

BEAR, Del. (AP) — Court records contend a Delaware girl was raped last month by several boys after she was lured from a school bus stop by one of her attackers when he who took her cellphone. New Castle County Police announced Friday the arrests of a 12-year-old, two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old, all of...

Prosecutor disputes reports on Oklahoma sex assault case

Jan. 19, 2019 2:38 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor is disputing reports that the case has been dismissed against four teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a teammate on their Oklahoma football team. The case involving the former Bixby High School players is in juvenile court, so information isn't public. But defense...

Kentucky teen pleads guilty to killing stepmother

Jan. 15, 2019 10:44 AM EST

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teenager faces a recommended 15-year sentence for killing her stepmother and stealing her car. News outlets report 17-year-old Jenna Oakley pleaded guilty Monday in Boyle Circuit Court to first-degree manslaughter in the death of 52-year-old Rhonda Oakley. Prosecutor Richie...

Police: Utah mall shooting that wounded 2 was gang dispute

Jan. 14, 2019 7:31 PM EST

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — A shooting at a suburban Salt Lake City mall that sent hundreds of panicked shoppers fleeing started as an argument between rival gang members inside the mall and later erupted in gunfire outside, leaving two people wounded, police said Monday. Two 19-year-old men were arrested on...

Latest: Utah mall says false alarm blared during shooting

Jan. 14, 2019 7:23 PM EST

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Officials with a Utah mall where two people were wounded Sunday in a gang-related shooting are acknowledging that a false fire alarm that went off seconds before the shooting created confusion....

The Latest: Prosecutor lauds Jayme Closs for bravery, escape

Jan. 14, 2019 6:05 PM EST

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a kidnapped Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot and the man accused of committing the crimes (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Wisconsin prosecutors say they expect to release more information soon on the case against a man charged with kidnapping...

Granddad: Wisconsin girl has no link to suspected kidnapper

Jan. 12, 2019 3:58 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The grandfather of a northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said Saturday that the family has no connection to the suspect and doesn't understand why he targeted her, deepening a mystery that has captivated the...