Latest Juvenile crime News

Teen rapper Tay-K convicted of murder in Texas home invasion

Jul. 19, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has convicted a teenage rapper of murder in the 2016 shooting death of a man during a home invasion. The Tarrant County jury on Friday found 19-year-old Taymor McIntyre of Arlington guilty for his role in the death of 21-year-old Ethan Walker at Walker's home in...

2 suspects arrested in Northern California mall shooting

Jul. 19, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have arrested two teenagers suspected of being involved in a shooting inside a San Francisco Bay Area shopping mall that wounded two boys. The San Bruno Police Department says 18-year-old Deandre Lejon Gantt was arrested Thursday in Martinez after leading police on...

Teen fled traffic stop, runs red light; fatally hits woman

Jul. 19, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say a vehicle fleeing from a sheriff's deputy fatally struck a woman who was walking across a Florida road. Pinellas County Sheriff's officials say 30-year-old Jee-esta J. Shurock was killed Thursday night in St. Petersburg. Deputies arrested 18-year-old Jamar...

Teen charged in fatal park brawl involved youth center fight

Jul. 19, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A teenager charged in a fatal assault in Lewiston park is being held in jail following an altercation at a youth detention center. Police say the 18-year-old was charged this month with assaulting another teen at the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland. The Sun...

Attorneys want school shooting suspect's statements tossed

Jul. 19, 2019 7:02 AM EDT

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for a Kentucky teenager charged with fatally shooting two classmates and wounding 14 others at school filed a motion to suppress his statements to investigators. The Louisville Courier Journal reports Gabriel R. Parker's attorneys say his statements weren't voluntary, violated...

Teen convicted of murder of store owner during robbery

Jul. 18, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A teen has been convicted of murder in the shooting of a Sumter store owner during a robbery. Prosecutor Ernest "Chip" Finney III said Sincere Dinkins unloaded his gun into Vijaykumar Patel during the November 2017 robbery at the Save-Mart Grocery. The Sumter Item reports Dinkins was 17...

19-year-old charged in deadly shooting in St. Joseph

Jul. 18, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old has been charged with shooting and killing another man in St. Joseph. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Dylan Grippando, of St. Joseph, is jailed on $80,000 bond on charges of second-degree murder in the killing of 21-year-old Jaiden Drimmel. No attorney is listed...

Juvenile accused of sparking western Colorado brush fire

Jul. 18, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A juvenile has been charged with arson after authorities say he sparked a brush fire by setting off an illegal firework in western Colorado. The Daily Sentinel reported Thursday that the July 4 fire burned about 9 acres (3.6 hectares) near Connected Lake State Park in Grand...

Mother of starved Virginia teen pleads no contest to murder

Jul. 18, 2019 8:34 AM EDT

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — The mother of a Virginia boy who died from severe starvation and neglect has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 37-year-old Amy FaJohn entered her plea in court on Wednesday. Prosecutors dropped charges of first-degree murder and felony...

Man convicted in 2017 murder in Tucson gets life prison term

Jul. 18, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man convicted in a 2017 murder has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release for 25 years. Pima County prosecutors say 18-year-old Daren Encinas-Pablo was sentenced Tuesday. Encinas-Pablo and another suspect were accused of robbing a man and woman at...