Latest Juvenile crime News

Police: Youth, 13, arrested in 9-year-old brother's death

Jul. 8, 2020 3:12 PM EDT

WAYNESBORO, Pa. (AP) — State police say a 13-year-old will face a criminal homicide charge in the shooting death of his 9-year-old brother in a home in central Pennsylvania. State police in Franklin County said troopers were called to the Waynesboro home at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday. The victim was taken...

16-year-old arrested in killings of 11-year-old, woman

Jul. 7, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 16-year-old Missouri boy who is accused of opening fire after an apparent fireworks altercation has been detained in the death of an 11-year-old and a woman. Police in Columbia said in a news release Monday that the department is seeking two counts of second-degree murder, two counts...

DA: Teen stabs 2 relatives, one of whom later dies

Jul. 6, 2020 4:09 PM EDT

MONTAGUE, Mass. (AP) — An 18-year-old Massachusetts man forced his way into a relative's home, fatally stabbed one person and injured another, then stole a car, prosecutors said Monday. Elijah Michonski, of Montague, was held without bail after pleading not guilty to murder and other charges during a...

Suspect in mall shooting held without bail

Jul. 6, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A man charged with striking a 15-year-old girl when he fired a gun inside a suburban Boston mall pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday and was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing. Jose R. Rodriguez, 21, of Boston, opened fire inside the South Shore Plaza in...

Police find 20-year-old dead in Lincoln home; arrest made

Jul. 6, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of another man over the holiday weekend in Lincoln, police said. Officers were called to a Lincoln home around 12:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a shooting, police said in a news release. Officers who arrived at the home found the body of...

1 teen arrested, 3 sought in slaying of woman in Scranton

Jul. 4, 2020 1:00 PM EDT

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — One teenager has been arrested and three more are being sought in the slaying of a woman in Scranton last month, authorities said. Detectives charged a 15-year-old in the June 11 homicide of Rosemarie Mistler on the city's west side. Arrest warrants were issued for three other...

Madison police arrest suspect in fatal motel shooting

Jul. 3, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police have arrested a 19-year-old man in shooting death at a motel, authorities announced Friday. The Madison Police Department said its Violent Crime Unit arrested the Madison man Thursday night on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide in the death of Dembo Jammeh....

Roswell teen charged for November online school threat

Jul. 2, 2020 10:23 AM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The FBI says a teenage boy who made online threats that led to the lockdown of Roswell High School is facing a federal charge. FBI officials said in a news release Wednesday that the 18-year-old has been charged with interstate communications containing a threat to injure the person of...

Teen arrested after another teen stabbed to death

Jul. 1, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy is dead and another teenager is in custody, accused of his murder, the Columbia Police Department said Wednesday. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim as Robert Albert Jones IV, The State reported. Authorities said Jones was stabbed about 3:30...

Detroit man gets 3 life terms for LGBTQ shooting deaths

Jul. 1, 2020 11:06 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A 19-year-old Detroit man has been sentenced to three life terms in prison with no chance of parole for gunning down two gay men and a transgender woman who authorities believe were targeted because of their sexual orientation. A Wayne County jury convicted Devon Kareem Robinson of first...