Latest Juvenile crime News

Hate crimes alleged in robberies of Sacramento Asian women

Aug. 18, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man and a teenager arrested in connection with robberies that targeted Asian women in Sacramento are now facing hate crime allegations, police said. Sacramento County prosecutors this week added a hate crime enhancement to robbery charges filed against...

Juvenile guard charged with murder for allowing fatal fight

Aug. 17, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia officials have charged a juvenile detention guard with second-degree murder after concluding he allowed a fighting game that led to the death of a boy in state custody. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday arrested Thomas Lee Hicks, a...

Third suspect charged in killing of California officer

Aug. 16, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder for his role in the off-duty killing of a rookie Southern California police officer during an attempted robbery earlier this month, prosecutors said Tuesday. Gerardo Magallanes, of the San Pedro area of Los Angeles,...

Cops: Suspects in attack on elderly woman are ages 11 to 18

Aug. 15, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three children ages 11, 13, and 14 and an 18-year-old beat and robbed a 70-year-old Asian woman last month inside her San Francisco apartment building and two of them have been arrested, police said Monday. The woman was outside her Chinatown building when the...

Alleged hit-and-run driver turns herself in after man killed

Aug. 14, 2022 11:55 AM EDT

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An 18-year-old suspected hit-and-run driver surrendered to police a day after a couple celebrating their wedding anniversary was struck by a car in a Southern California crosswalk, authorities said. The 60-year-old man died and his 60-year-old wife was...

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...