Latest Juvenile crime News

Teen pleads guilty in killing that stemmed from robbery

Jul. 24, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

A teenager has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2019 killing of a Maryland man that stemmed from a robbery over $60 worth of marijuana. Anthony Lamar Martin Jr., 18, entered the plea Friday in Harford County Circuit Court, The Baltimore Sun reported. It...

Bedke dismisses claim that hearing is politically motivated

Jul. 21, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Rep. Priscilla Giddings says an ethics investigation she’s facing is “dirty politics,” but her opponent in the race for lieutenant governor, House Speaker Scott Bedke, said Wednesday the probe is legitimate and the complaint signed by a bipartisan group of 24...

Dutch court convicts men of torching virus testing center

Jul. 20, 2021 10:17 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court convicted a young man and a teenager of arson Tuesday for torching a coronavirus testing site during violent protests in January that followed the introduction of a nationwide curfew to curb COVID-19 cases. The court sentenced...

Police: Teen fatally shot in Dubuque; 2 other teens arrested

Jul. 19, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An 18-year-old man was shot to death in Dubuque over the weekend, and two younger teens have been arrested in the death, police there said. Robert Powell-Moore, 18, of Dubuque, died at a hospital Saturday afternoon after officers responding to a...

Teen gets probation in boating crash that killed girl

Jul. 19, 2021 12:39 PM EDT

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A 17-year-old Tampa-area boy received five years probation Monday after he pleaded guilty to causing the death of teenage girl in a November boating crash. Gavin Johnston of Largo pleaded guilty to vessel homicide in adult court for the Nov. 1...

Teen held without bail in fatal carjacking of elderly man

Jul. 18, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was ordered held without bail in an alleged attack during an attempted carjacking in Chicago that left a 73-year-old man dead. The boy, who isn’t being named because he’s a juvenile, has been charged as an adult with first-degree...

4 juveniles accused of poaching deer in Indiana, Illinois

Jul. 17, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana prosecutors have charged four juveniles from southeastern Illinois with allegedly torturing and poaching more than 20 wild deer in the two states. After an investigation by Indiana conservation officers, the Gibson County Prosecutor’s...

Two charged in death of man, 73, during Chicago carjacking

Jul. 16, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people, an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old, were charged Friday with first-degree murder in the death of a 73-year-old Chicago man during an attempted carjacking. The older suspect, Frank Harris, was ordered held without bond Friday in the death of...

Teen pleads not guilty to murder in Sioux City killing

Jul. 16, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man charged with first-degree murder and other counts for his alleged role in the fatal shooting of another man in downtown Sioux City has pleaded not guilty. Lawrence Canady, 21, entered the pleas Thursday in the May 1 death of 22-year-old...

DNA evidence leads Lake Oswego police to suspect in attack

Jul. 14, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl has been charged after she was identified through DNA in the assault of a Lake Oswego woman last year. Lake Oswego police Sgt. Tom Hamann said the unidentified woman, who was 74 at the time, was getting a package from her...