Latest Juvenile crime News

Police chief on leave after allegedly threatening daughter

Oct. 15, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A police chief in the San Francisco Bay Area has been put on administrative leave after her 18-year-old daughter accused her and her police sergeant father of abuse. Richmond police Chief Bisa French was placed on administrative leave following...

Alabama teen's trial in killing of his family delayed

Oct. 15, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — The trial of an Alabama teenager accused of killing five members of his family is being delayed. Mason Sisk, of Elmont, appeared Thursday for a pre-trial conference before Limestone County Circuit Judge Robert Baker, news outlets reported. The...

Teen charged in shooting at school held without bond

Oct. 15, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old charged in the shooting death of a classmate at a North Carolina high school last month will remain held without bond. Judge Athena Brooks denied a motion to release Maurice Evans Jr. on bond Thursday, news outlets report. Evans...

Iowa police: Blood-covered teen said he killed his parents

Oct. 14, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police in Cedar Rapids have arrested a teenage boy on suspicion of slashing his parents to death after officers found the blood-covered teen sitting outside the family home early Thursday morning. Police said they received a call around 2 a.m....

Police: Teen tried to steal steal Humvee from armory

Oct. 09, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A teen attempted to steal a military Humvee worth more than $100,000 from the National Guard Armory in Hutchinson and swung a hatchet at an armory staff member who tried to stop him, police say. The Hutchinson News reports that prosecutors...

Student arrested in Texas school shooting released from jail

Oct. 07, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old student accused in a shooting at a Texas high school was released from jail Thursday after posting bond. Police accuse Timothy George Simpkins of opening fire in a classroom Wednesday at Timberview High School in Arlington. Two...

Police: 2nd Lawrence homicide suspect arrested in Tennessee

Oct. 07, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Marshals have arrested a second suspect in the fatal shooting last month of a Wichita man near the University of Kansas campus, police in Lawrence reported. Andrel Darnell Spates Jr., 19, of Lawrence, was arrested Wednesday in Tennessee,...

Teen found guilty of murder in fatal Rapid City shooting

Oct. 07, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A teenager accused in a fatal shooting in Rapid City more than three years ago has been found guilty of second-degree murder by a jury in Pennington County. Seventeen-year-old Ronald Black Cloud, who was 14 when the shooting occurred, was tried...

With windfall, city tries to reach kids trapped in violence

Oct. 07, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The teenagers were arrested so many times that Deputy Chief Kurt Whisenand knew them by name. Accused of shootings, carjackings and armed robberies, they had become some of the most violent young offenders in Rockford, Illinois — a city with no shortage of them. ...

Police: Teen brought loaded gun to Connecticut high school

Oct. 06, 2021 08:16 AM EDT

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Hamden High School student was arrested after a loaded gun was found in his backpack, authorities said. Superintendent of Schools Jody Goeler told the New Haven Register that administrators received a tip Tuesday indicating that the...