Latest Juvenile crime News

MS-13 member pleads guilty in slaying of 4 on Long Island

Aug. 20, 2018 6:27 PM EDT

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A member of the MS-13 street gang pleaded guilty on Monday to participating in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island. Josue Portillo, 17, pleaded guilty in federal court to racketeering charges, according to the office of the U.S. Attorney for the...

2 charged after fatal shooting of 17-year-old in Tennessee

Aug. 20, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say two women have been charged after a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in Tennessee. News outlets report 18-year-olds Nautica Ann Spicer and Kerigan Leann Silverwood were arrested Sunday after the shooting. A Clarksville police news release says Spicer had been playing...

Police: Teen stole AR-15 from deputy, dances on Instagram

Aug. 20, 2018 7:08 AM EDT

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An Instagram video tipped off police looking for an assault rifle that had been stolen from a sheriff's deputy's unmarked car. An arrest affidavit says a 17-year-old teen is accused of taking the weapon and tactical gear on Aug. 14. Boynton Beach police arrested him Saturday...

Police still seeking motive in Oklahoma school stabbing

Aug. 17, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police and school officials in Oklahoma said Friday that a 14-year-old boy accused of repeatedly stabbing a female classmate during a school assembly had no history of causing trouble before bringing a pocket knife a 4-inch blade onto campus. Luther Public Schools Superintendent Barry...

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...

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...