Latest Juvenile crime News

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Fla., released the photo Graham Ivan Clark, 17, after his arrest Friday, July 31, 2020. Clark is accused of hacking Twitter, gaining access to the account of Bill Gates, Elon Musk and many others. Clark was able to scam people around the glove of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty

Aug. 4, 2020 12:44 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of a scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple counts of fraud. Graham Ivan Clark, 17, is accused of using the hijacked Twitter accounts...

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Prosecutor wants to try juvenile as adult in athlete's death

Aug. 3, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to seek adult criminal sanctions against a 16-year-old defendant in the killing of a standout high school basketball player in New Mexico, Santa Fe-based District Attorney Marco Serna said Monday. Serna said the district attorney's office filed a petition in juvenile...

2 juveniles arrested in off-duty St. Louis officer shooting

Aug. 3, 2020 9:53 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two juveniles have been arrested in the shooting of an off-duty police officer, police in St. Louis said. The shooting happened around midnight Sunday, while the officer was working as a security officer downtown, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The officer was shot in the arm and...

TN Mom jailed on false report in child death seeks release

Aug. 1, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee teen mother jailed for giving false information in the disappearance of her infant daughter has been asking a judge to release her from prison. The remains of Megan Boswell's daughter, 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell, were found nearly five months ago inside a shed...

Teenager sentenced to 40-45 years in Grand Island killing

Aug. 1, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island teenager has been sentenced to 40-45 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a man in 2019. Arek Friedricksen, 17, of Grand Island was sentenced Friday for second-degree murder in the death of Vincent Arrellano Jr., 32, on April 24, 2019, KNOP reported....

Teen convicted in December shooting outside Lafayette mall

Aug. 1, 2020 11:20 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who police said fired three shots at another teen outside a northwestern Indiana mall has been convicted in the December shooting. Iyon Erves wept after Tippecanoe Circuit Judge Sean Persin convicted the teen Thursday of attempted murder and attempted battery with a...

FILE - In this Wednesday Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on an updated phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter says the hackers responsible for a recent high-profile breach used the phone to fool the social media company's employees into giving them access. The company revealed a few more details late Thursday, July 30, 2020 about the hack earlier this month, which it said targeted “a small number of employees through a phone spear phishing attack.”  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

Aug. 1, 2020 1:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the...

Police: AutoZone employee fatally shot in Wichita

Jul. 30, 2020 12:54 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in the shooting death earlier this week of an employee at an AutoZone store in southeast Wichita. Lamontae Lucas, 18, of Wichita, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the Sunday night shooting death of 40-year-old Nicholas Blue,...

Police: 3 charged in Maryland fight where 6 were stabbed

Jul. 30, 2020 7:35 AM EDT

TOWNSON, Md. (AP) — Three people were arrested in connection with a fight in Maryland that sent six to the hospital with stab wounds. Mary Wilson, 20, and Krystal McKeever, 32, and a 15-year-old boy have been charged in connection with the fight that started after a group of people got into a verbal...

Boy, 15, charged in fatal shooting of 10-year-old relative

Jul. 28, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit boy has been charged as an adult with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old relative in an apartment that police say was being used like a “flophouse” by a group of young people. The teen was arraigned Tuesday in Warren district...