Latest Juvenile crime News

Sheriff: 1 wounded in shooting at haunted house

Sep. 27, 2020 12:55 PM EDT

CHINA GROVE, N.C. (AP) — One person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina on Saturday, authorities said. Investigators arrested five juveniles and seized three guns after responding to a report of shots fired at the Reaper’s Realm haunted house in China...

In this screen grab from live stream video, Kyle Rittenhouse appears via video during a hearing at the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court in Waukegan, Ill., on Sept. 25, 2020, in his case. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wis., is fighting his return to Wisconsin to face homicide charges that could put him in prison for life. (Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court via AP)

Teen charged in Kenosha shootings fights extradition

Sep. 25, 2020 3:38 PM EDT

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The 17-year-old charged in the shooting deaths of two protesters in Wisconsin is fighting his extradition from Illinois, but his attorneys didn't outline their strategy during a brief hearing on Friday and legal experts say there isn't much the teen can do to stop it. Kyle Rittenhouse...

Illinois teen charged in fatal shootings of 2 during Kenosha protests fights return to Wisconsin

Sep. 25, 2020 10:14 AM EDT
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois teen charged in fatal shootings of 2 during Kenosha protests fights return to Wisconsin.
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2020, photo Attorney General William Barr participates in a roll call with police officers from the Kansas City Police Department in Kansas City, Mo. In a private conference call this week with his U.S. attorneys nationwide, Attorney General William Barr said he wanted prosecutors to be aggressive in charging demonstrators who cause violence. (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo, File)

Justice Dept.: Sedition charge may apply to protest violence

Sep. 17, 2020 4:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a memo to U.S. attorneys Thursday obtained by The Associated Press, the Justice Department emphasized that federal prosecutors should aggressively go after demonstrators who cause violence — and even sedition charges could potentially apply. The sedition statute doesn't require...

Suspect in killing of protesters listed in 'hero' assignment

Sep. 17, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option. Kyle Rittenhouse has been accused of fatally shooting two...

FILE — This undated file photo provided by the Cleveland Division of Police shows Detective James Skernivitz. Three teenagers were charged Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, with fatally shooting Skernivitz and another man during what authorities said was a robbery attempt. (Cleveland Division of Police via AP, File)

Teen indicted in slaying of Cleveland officer, informant

Sep. 17, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Cleveland police detective and an informant during an armed robbery was indicted Thursday on counts of aggravated murder. David McDaniel, 18, of Cleveland, also faces charges of aggravated robbery, felonious assault and tampering with evidence. He is being held on a $3 million...

Texas teen charged with murder in shooting of sleeping woman

Sep. 15, 2020 8:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in Texas have arrested an 18-year-old woman on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old woman as she slept in her bed. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said Emma Presler, 18, was charged Monday with murder in the death of Sierra Rhodd. Authorities have said dozens...

Officer on leave, 2 pulled from duty following arrest video

Sep. 8, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A police officer in Louisiana has been placed on administrative leave and two others have been temporarily pulled from their regular duties after videos posted on social media showed an officer punching a Black teen during an arrest. Lafayette police spokesman Sgt. Wayne Griffin told...

Jail deputy suspended after fight with Black teen

Sep. 8, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A white Florida jail deputy has been suspended following a fight that led to a Black teen being hospitalized, officials said. Sarasota County Deputy Neil Pizzo was placed on administrative leave Friday pending an internal affairs investigation, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported....

FILE - This photo provided by the Lincoln, Neb., police department, shows Lincoln police officer Luis

Teen accused of shooting Lincoln officer charged with murder

Sep. 8, 2020 4:01 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A teenager accused of shooting a police officer two weeks ago in a Nebraska city was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder one day after the officer died, authorities said. The charges were upgraded against Felipe Vazquez, 17, in the Aug. 26 shooting of Lincoln police investigator...