Latest Juvenile crime News

$1M bail for teen charged in Wisconsin school officer attack

Dec. 11, 2019 5:43 PM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A 16-year-old Wisconsin boy who was shot while attacking a school resource officer with a barbecue fork texted a friend weeks earlier that he was planning to grab the officer's gun and either shoot himself or the officer, prosecutors alleged Wednesday. Grant Fuhrman was charged as an...

Tennessee man charged with murder in 18-year-old cold case

Dec. 10, 2019 6:37 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been arrested and charged in a murder case that went cold for 18 years. Douglas Talley, 51, is accused of killing 72-year-old Etta Etheridge, who was found unresponsive in her Paris home in 2001, news outlets report. Over the years, the state Bureau of...

Tennessee woman accused of sex trafficking an 18-year-old

Dec. 9, 2019 5:26 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Tennessee woman was indicted Monday on human trafficking charges after authorities accused her of coercing an 18-year-old into prostitution. Savannah Elizabeth Gribanow, 26, was indicted in Fayette County, Kentucky, on charges of human trafficking, promoting human trafficking,...

6 arrested after off-duty fireman is killed in Germany

Dec. 8, 2019 1:51 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Six people have been arrested after an off-duty firefighter was killed in an altercation between two couples and a group of young men in the southern German city of Augsburg, authorities said Sunday. The couples had just left a Christmas market late Friday when they ran into the seven-strong...

2 children in North Carolina charged with manslaughter

Dec. 7, 2019 11:10 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say they've charged an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl with involuntary manslaughter after they got into a physical altercation with another child who was struck by a vehicle and killed. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police announced the charges late...

3rd of 4 teens who escaped Tennessee juvenile facility found

Dec. 7, 2019 11:06 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A third teenager who escaped a juvenile detention center in Tennessee has been captured after a police pursuit, authorities said. Morris Marsh, 17, was arrested late Friday in an SUV driven by his brother, Metro Nashville police said in a statement. Police said Marsh's brother,...

Teen pleads guilty to throwing boy from top of Tate Modern

Dec. 6, 2019 11:38 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British teenager pleaded guilty Friday to attempted murder for throwing a 6-year-old French boy from the 10th-floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery. Eighteen-year-old Jonty Bravery said "I plead guilty. Guilty, yeah correct" when asked during a court hearing how he...

Family members charged with helping teen inmate elude police

Dec. 6, 2019 10:30 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — Family members of one of the four Tennessee juveniles who broke out of a detention center over the weekend are charged with housing and helping the 15-year-old escapee elude authorities, Nashville police confirmed to news outlets. Decorrius Wright, 16, and Calvin Howse, 15, were...

Lawyer: Accused Texas school shooter sent to mental hospital

Dec. 5, 2019 7:01 PM EST

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school was moved to state mental health hospital Thursday after a judge ruled last month that he was mentally incompetent to stand trial. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 19, has been transferred from the county jail in...

Girlfriend of teen suspect accused of aiding him post-escape

Dec. 5, 2019 7:23 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have arrested a 15-year-old girl who allegedly helped her boyfriend avoid authorities after he escaped from a juvenile detention center. Metro Nashville police said Wednesday that the girl faces charges including harboring and false reporting to police for...