Latest Juvenile crime News

Russian court frees from jail 2 teenagers in extremism case

Aug. 16, 2018 2:11 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in the Russian capital has released two teenagers jailed on extremism charges and put them under house arrest, in a case that has sparked public outrage. Thursday's ruling by Dorogomilovsky District Court comes a day after hundreds of women carried soft toys across Moscow during an...

Judge: Teen charged with killing couple still incompetent

Aug. 16, 2018 9:22 AM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A judge has ruled the Virginia teenager accused of killing the parents of a girl he had been dating remains incompetent to stand trial. The Washington Post reports Judge Thomas P. Sotelo heard testimony from two clinical psychologists and three Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center...

Police: 15-year-old ex-junior firefighter steals firetruck

Aug. 14, 2018 10:32 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania officials say a 15-year-old ex-junior firefighter who stole a county vehicle also stole a firetruck from a community fire station in York County. Northern York County Regional Police say it happened early Sunday when the teen stole a county-owned SUV after leaving a...

Possible evidence in missing girls case found at warehouse

Aug. 14, 2018 9:11 AM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating the decades-old disappearances of several girls say they've found possible evidence during a search of an abandoned suburban Detroit warehouse. Warren police Commissioner Bill Dwyer says police and the FBI searched a warehouse Monday formerly used by Arthur...

Corinthians rejects striker after reaction to assault case

Aug. 10, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian champion Corinthians has decided against signing a 19-year-old striker accused of assaulting a former girlfriend after supporters flooded its social media channels with complaints. The Sao Paulo-based club said in a statement that Sport Recife's Juninho would not be arriving...

Sheriff: SC teens tried to drown kitten in Snapchat video

Aug. 10, 2018 8:57 AM EDT

YORK, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina teenage boys are charged with trying to drown a kitten in a video posted to Snapchat. York County Sheriff's Office spokesman Trent Faris tells The Herald of Rock Hill that the 13-year-old and 15-year-old were charged as juveniles Thursday with felony animal cruelty. The...

Grand jury indicts 17-year-old in Texas school shooting

Aug. 9, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people in May at a Houston-area high school. Dimitrios Pagourtzis was formally indicted on charges that include capital murder of multiple persons. Under Texas law, capital murder carries an...

City reviews policy after 11-year-old shocked with stun gun

Aug. 9, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Some officials in Cincinnati are calling for a change to police policy after an officer used his stun gun to shock an 11-year-old Ohio girl suspected of shoplifting from a supermarket. Cincinnati police can use stun guns to incapacitate people as young as 7 years old if they're actively...

Police chief 'shaken' after son accused of beating Sikh man

Aug. 9, 2018 3:09 PM EDT

MANTECA, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area police chief said his family is "shaken to the core" after his son was arrested in the beating of a 71-year-old Sikh man. Tyrone McAllister, 18, and a 16-year-old boy could face charges including attempted robbery, elder abuse and assault following Monday's...

Oklahoma teen to serve 5 life terms for killing family

Aug. 9, 2018 1:44 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of stabbing his parents and three siblings to death was sentenced Thursday to five life terms in prison to run consecutively, meaning that even with the possibility of parole he likely won't ever be released. Michael Bever was 16 years old in 2015...