Latest Juvenile crime News

Texas rabbi: Captor grew "belligerent" late in standoff

Jan. 17, 2022 00:21 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the...

Student arrested in stabbing at Brockton High School

Jan. 15, 2022 13:30 PM EST

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A Brockton High School student is accused of stabbing another student at the school on Friday. Brockton police said they arrested a 17-year-old suspect who fled the school after the stabbing but was later apprehended by police. Police did not...

Teenager arrested in stabbing near Japan entrance exam venue

Jan. 15, 2022 00:43 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Three people, including two students on their way to take university entrance exams, were stabbed Saturday just outside of a test venue, and authorities arrested a 17-year-old student at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder, Tokyo police said. The victims — two...

Duluth high school student charged in plunger assault

Jan. 14, 2022 17:34 PM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth high school student has been charged with sexually assaulting a football teammate with a plunger. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported the 17-year-old defendant was charged in juvenile court with third-degree sexual assault on Friday. Prosecutors...

Cedar Rapids teen competent for trial in parents' deaths

Jan. 14, 2022 12:32 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Cedar Rapids teenager charged with killing his parents with a knife and ax is competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Friday. Ethan Alexander Orton, 17, is charged as an adult with two counts of first-degree murder. He was found covered in blood outside...

DA criticized for handling of police shooting of 8-year-old

Jan. 13, 2022 16:09 PM EST

A hearing for a teenager charged with murder in the death of an 8-year-old girl hit by police gunfire was postponed Thursday as elected officials and activists stepped up their criticism of a prosecutor's handling of the case so far. Authorities say Angelo Ford, 16, got into an...

Tucson police: Teen boy accused of fatally stabbing his mom

Jan. 12, 2022 18:01 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of his mother, Tucson police said Wednesday. They said the teenage and his 60-year-old mom apparently got into an argument before the stabbing occurred Tuesday night. The...

Woman accused in off-duty officer slaying faces new charges

Jan. 12, 2022 16:02 PM EST

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of the New Year's Eve carjacking and shooting death of an off-duty Cleveland police officer has now been indicted in two earlier armed robberies, prosecutors said. Tamara McLoyd, 18, of Garfield Park and another 18-year-old woman are charged...

Not-guilty plea entered for teen in Michigan school shooting

Jan. 12, 2022 15:24 PM EST

A Michigan teenager charged in a mass shooting that left four students dead at his high school made his first appearance in trial court Wednesday. Ethan Crumbley, 15, was arraigned in Oakland County Circuit Court via video from the jail where he is being held on first-degree murder,...

Missouri Supreme Court remands 3 cases using video testimony

Jan. 11, 2022 19:16 PM EST

(AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday sent three different cases back to lower courts after appeals stemming from the use of live video participation during trials, which has occurred frequently in the state during the coronavirus pandemic. The court vacated the...