Latest Juvenile crime News

Third suspect arrested in killing of California officer

Aug. 12, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — A third person was arrested in the off-duty killing of a rookie Southern California police officer during an attempted robbery, authorities said Friday. Gerardo Magallanes, 18, of the San Pedro area of Los Angeles, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder,...

No bond reduction for 4 teens in fatal carjacking

Aug. 12, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A bond reduction was denied Friday for four teenagers facing murder charges in the death of a woman whose arm was severed in a New Orleans carjacking. News outlets in New Orleans report that the bond for each of the four will remain $1 million. ...

Juvenile arrested in deaths of New Hampshire woman, 2 sons

Aug. 11, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

NORTHFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A juvenile has been arrested in the shooting deaths of a mother and her two sons who were found dead in their Northfield home last week, New Hampshire attorney general’s office announced Thursday. The person has been charged under juvenile laws with three...

Police: 14-year-old kills adult following domestic violence

Aug. 08, 2022 10:17 AM EDT

FORT GAY, W.Va. (AP) — A 14-year-old is accused of fatally shooting an adult following an ongoing domestic incident, West Virginia State Police said. The shooting was reported Sunday afternoon at a residence near Fort Gay, police said in a statement. Officers arrived to find the...

Mississippi teen charged after bringing loaded gun to campus

Aug. 05, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

GULFPORT, Miss (AP) — A teenage student was taken into custody Friday morning after bringing a loaded handgun to a south Mississippi campus. The teen, 15, is a student at Harrison Central High School in Gulfport, WLOX-TV reported. Harrison County Sheriff Troy...

Teen gets 10 years for shooting, wounding 2 at high school

Aug. 05, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A teen was sentenced Friday to 10 years behind bars for shooting and wounding two fellow students at a Virginia high school last year. A judge in Newport News, Christopher Papile, handed down a punishment that will include time in a juvenile detention...

Suicide pact may have fueled Virginia couple's 2017 slaying

Aug. 05, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va, (AP) — The shooting death of a northern Virginia couple in 2017 may have been connected to a suicide pact between the couple's daughter and her boyfriend, according to newly unsealed court papers. Nicholas Giampa, 22, of Lorton, is charged with murder in the deaths of...

Police: Girl, 8, found fatally shot, juvenile charged

Aug. 04, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland charged a juvenile Thursday in the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old girl. Baltimore County police officers were called to a home on Sherwood Road in the Towson area around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a shooting, officials said in a...

Mom of 2 slain teens testifies at ex-husband's Texas trial

Aug. 04, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The mother of two teens fatally shot in 2008 in the Dallas area told jurors Thursday that her ex-husband, who is on trial for the killings after evading arrest for over 12 years, was abusive and controlling during their marriage. When Patricia Owens was asked to...

Utah police investigating attack on gay couple as hate crime

Aug. 03, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Police said on Wednesday that an attack against a gay couple in suburban Salt Lake City is being investigated as a hate crime. Stefanie Peacock said her 18-year-old son, Christian, and his boyfriend Jacob Metcalf, also 18, were attacked just after midnight...