Latest Juvenile crime News

2 teens arrested for making false threats at Mesa schools

Sep. 20, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two students have been arrested for allegedly making false threats at the high schools they attend in Mesa, according to police. They said a 14-year-old girl attending Red Mountain High allegedly claimed she had an explosive device in her backpack...

Man killed in shootout with police trying to serve warrants

Sep. 20, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man wanted for questioning in a homicide case was killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers and his 16-year-old son has been charged in the death of a man whose body was found in the Cumberland River, police said. Adrian Cameron,...

Man suspected of killing girl, 10, in car-to-car shooting

Sep. 19, 2021 11:47 AM EDT

ARVIN, Calif. (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of killing a 10-year-old girl in a car-to-car shooting that left her father and brother wounded earlier this summer in Southern California, authorities said. Liliana Jimenez died at the scene of the...

Student dead, ex-student arrested in stabbing after HS game

Sep. 18, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

LaGRANGEVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A 16-year-old student was fatally stabbed Friday night after a high school football game near Poughkeepsie, New York, authorities said. The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office said a former student, 18-year-old Nestor A. Ortiz-Ocampo, was...

1 suspect arrested in fatal Lawrence shooting of Wichita man

Sep. 18, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence police have arrested one suspect in the shooting death of a 21-year-old Wichita man near the University of Kansas campus and are looking for a second suspect. Police spokesman Patrick Compton said in an email that 18-year-old Javier...

Maine files claim against teenagers over racist graffiti

Sep. 17, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's attorney general said Friday he has filed a complaint under the Maine Civil Right Acts against a pair of Bangor teenagers who are accused of spray-painting racial threats on the vehicle of a local man. Attorney General Aaron Frey said the...

Virginia teenager sentenced to 17 years for fatal shooting

Sep. 17, 2021 08:18 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Virginia teenager to 17 years in prison after his guilty plea earlier in the year to second-degree murder in a fatal shooting outside a restaurant. Cameron Barclift, 18, was identified by witnesses and arrested just...

2 charged in robbery of Blues prospect at Gateway Arch

Sep. 17, 2021 08:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal charges have been filed against two people accused of robbing a St. Louis Blues hockey prospect on the grounds of the Gateway Arch. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 19-year-old Christopher Franklin and 18-year-old Kaniya Sloan are...

15-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of runner

Sep. 15, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

MAPLE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) — A 15-year-old SeaTac girl, who was driving a relative’s Toyota Camry without permission early on July 18, decided to “scare” and “bump” a jogger she saw running on the side of a rural road outside Maple Valley, King County prosecutors say. ...

Juvenile court sentencing slated in crash that killed 4

Sep. 14, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

GERMANTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a teenager is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 1 in juvenile court in an Ohio crash that killed four people, including a 23-month-old baby. Court records indicate that the 16-year-old entered an admission, the juvenile court...