Latest Juvenile crime News

Florida teens arrested over Snapchat video with guns

Oct. 17, 2019 4:58 AM EDT

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested three teens at a Florida grocery store over an online video that shows them with guns. Pasco County Sheriff's Office arrest reports say two 16-year-old boys and a 15-year-old boy were taken into custody Tuesday at a Wesley Chapel Publix. Deputies...

14-year-old charged with making threat against former school

Oct. 17, 2019 1:51 AM EDT

SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old Florida boy is accused of threatening a shooting at his former school. The Tampa Bay Times reports the teen was arrested Wednesday and charged with making written threats to kill or do bodily harm. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says the teen is accused of texting...

Police: Student arrested for having BB gun at school

Oct. 16, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a high school student has been arrested for bringing a BB gun to school. News outlets report 18-year-old Ja'Noah Graham was charged Tuesday with carrying a weapon on school grounds and possession of alcohol by a minor. Rock Hill Police Lt. Michael...

Teen arrested in shooting of 2 students at Ga football game

Oct. 16, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the August shooting of two students outside a football stadium in southeast Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Atlanta Police spokesman James White said Wednesday the teenager faces charges of aggravated assault. His name was not released...

Memphis police identify missing man's body, make 2nd arrest

Oct. 16, 2019 9:58 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee have identified remains found at a marina as a missing 20-year-old man who police think was killed months ago during a robbery. News outlets report the remains found near the Mississippi River on Oct. 6 were identified Tuesday as Baba Said. Memphis police...

Prosecutors seek life for New Mexico man who killed family

Oct. 15, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man convicted of killing his parents and three younger siblings when he was 15 apologized to the rest of his family Tuesday as he asked a judge for an opportunity at rehabilitation and redemption. Nehemiah Griego, now 22, was the last person to address the court during...

Teen arrested in shooting that killed 2 in Montgomery

Oct. 15, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say they've arrested a 16-year-old boy in a shooting that left two people dead this summer. Montgomery police say the youth is being charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of 21-year-old Jacquez Hall and 24-year-old Justin Martin. He was arrested by a...

Diversion possible for Kansas girl in finger gun case

Oct. 15, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys are considering offering diversion to a 13-year-old Kansas girl who was arrested last week for pointing a finger gun at classmates. The Kansas City Star reports diversion was discussed Tuesday during a juvenile court hearing for the Overland Park eighth-grader, who is...

Ohio teen faces new charges in grandfather's fire death

Oct. 15, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy who authorities say deliberately set a home on fire faces new delinquency charges including aggravated murder in the death of his disabled grandfather. Authorities say the charges were added in Summit County Juvenile Court Monday after 71-year-old Thomas Allen III died...

Sheriff: Still unknown how Wyoming teen knew her killer

Oct. 15, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Detectives are still trying to find out how a Wyoming girl met the 17-year-old charged with killing her in his basement in South Dakota, the sheriff overseeing the investigation said Tuesday. Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin said Shayna Ritthaler, 16, was shot once in the head by the...