Latest Juvenile crime News

Corrections officer impersonator arrested at Miami school

Jan. 21, 2022 11:53 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — An 18-year-old is accused of impersonating a corrections officer while talking to staff members at a Miami high school. Miami-Dade school police noticed the young man inside Miami Palmetto Senior High School around 1 p.m. Thursday. He was wearing a...

Prison for teen who pleaded guilty in college student death

Jan. 19, 2022 17:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The teenager who admitted to the stabbing death of a New York City college student was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years to life in prison. Rashaun Weaver had pleaded guilty in December to murder and robbery in the killing of Tessa Majors in 2019. ...

Teen charged with shooting mother in dispute over meth

Jan. 19, 2022 09:17 AM EST

COOK, Minn. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has been charged with attempting to kill her mother because she took methamphetamine away from her daughter, according to prosecutors in St. Louis County. The teen is charged in juvenile court with attempted murder. The 40-year-old mother was...

3 teens charged in shooting of off-duty Milwaukee detective

Jan. 18, 2022 16:49 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Three teens were charged Tuesday in the shooting of an-duty Milwaukee police detective who intervened during an armed robbery after one of the suspects was unsuccessful in an attempted carjacking. The alleged shooter, Keasean Ellis-Brown, 18, of Milwaukee, is...

Arrest made after 18-year-old shot to death in Columbia

Jan. 18, 2022 15:20 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of an 18-year-old high school student. Officers found Roberto Angel Lauer dead of a gunshot wound Monday night at a home in northeast Columbia, police said. Lauer was a senior at...

Texas rabbi: Captor grew "belligerent" late in standoff

Jan. 17, 2022 00:21 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the...

Student arrested in stabbing at Brockton High School

Jan. 15, 2022 13:30 PM EST

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A Brockton High School student is accused of stabbing another student at the school on Friday. Brockton police said they arrested a 17-year-old suspect who fled the school after the stabbing but was later apprehended by police. Police did not...

Teenager arrested in stabbing near Japan entrance exam venue

Jan. 15, 2022 00:43 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Three people, including two students on their way to take university entrance exams, were stabbed Saturday just outside of a test venue, and authorities arrested a 17-year-old student at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder, Tokyo police said. The victims — two...

Duluth high school student charged in plunger assault

Jan. 14, 2022 17:34 PM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth high school student has been charged with sexually assaulting a football teammate with a plunger. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported the 17-year-old defendant was charged in juvenile court with third-degree sexual assault on Friday. Prosecutors...

Cedar Rapids teen competent for trial in parents' deaths

Jan. 14, 2022 12:32 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Cedar Rapids teenager charged with killing his parents with a knife and ax is competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Friday. Ethan Alexander Orton, 17, is charged as an adult with two counts of first-degree murder. He was found covered in blood outside...