Latest Juvenile crime News

Police in Texas arrest 3 teen escapees from Louisiana, guard

May. 16, 2022 11:38 AM EDT

COUSHATTA, La. (AP) — Police in Texas arrested three teens who escaped from a juvenile detention center in Louisiana along with a worker who allegedly helped them get out, authorities said. The three youths and a security guard from the Ware Youth Center in Red River Parish were...

Police arrest juvenile in killing of 20-year-old man

May. 14, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Wilmington police have charged a 17-year-old juvenile with murder in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man. Police said Uquan Davis was shot on May 5 in Wilmington's Browntown neighborhood. On Friday, police attempted to stop a stolen...

2nd teen charged in teacher's killing to be tried as adult

May. 12, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teenager accused of killing his high school Spanish teacher learned Thursday that he will be tried as an adult, a day after a judge rejected his accused accomplice's request to move the case to juvenile court. District Judge Shawn Showers ruled that...

Boy, 16, charged in February crash that killed Flint officer

May. 12, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged in a February crash that killed a Flint police captain after the youth allegedly lost control of an SUV while speeding as he tried to pass other vehicles. A petition filed by Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton requests that...

German teen detained in suspected school attack plot

May. 12, 2022 08:26 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 16-year-old student was detained in Germany for allegedly plotting an attack on a local secondary school in the western city of Essen after police seized weapons and bomb-making materials from his apartment, authorities said Thursday. An overnight search of the...

Teen runs into NYC school after being shot, 2 in custody

May. 11, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was shot near a New York City high school Wednesday and ran into the building to get help, while police caught two other teens fleeing the scene including the suspected shooter, authorities said. The victim was shot in his left arm near Maspeth...

Iowa teen charged with killing teacher to be tried as adult

May. 11, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — A 17-year-old Iowa boy accused of helping a classmate kill their high school Spanish teacher last year will be tried as an adult after a judge on Wednesday denied his request to move his case to juvenile court. District Judge Shawn Showers ruled that Jeremy...

Los Angeles mother charged with killing 3 young children

May. 10, 2022 21:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of three children who were found dead at their Los Angeles home over the weekend was charged Tuesday with murder. Angela Flores, 38, is accused of killing 8-year-old Nathan Yanez, 10-year-old Kevin Yanez and 12-year-old Natalie Flores, whose bodies...

3 kids found dead in Los Angeles home, mother arrested

May. 09, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three children were found dead at a Los Angeles home over the weekend and their mother and a teenager were arrested, police said Monday. Officers responded to a call reporting an assault at the home in the San Fernando Valley Sunday morning and found three...

Egypt arrests 13 teenage boys for harassing women tourists

May. 09, 2022 04:15 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s public prosecutor ordered Monday that 13 teenage boys arrested over the weekend and accused of harassing two women tourists at the Giza Pyramids near Cairo remain in custody pending an investigation. The arrests came after a video surfaced on social media...