Latest Juvenile crime News

Rapper Obie Trice arrested after suburban Detroit shooting

Dec. 6, 2019 5:14 PM EST

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A rapper who was part of Eminem's Shady Records has been arrested after an 18-year-old man was shot at a Detroit-area home, authorities said Friday. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said Obie Trice, 42, was jailed after deputies took him into custody and secured a pistol...

19-year-old charged in shooting of Colorado police officer

Dec. 6, 2019 4:05 PM EST

FORT LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — A 19-year-old man accused of shooting a Colorado police officer in the face has been charged with attempted murder and other crimes. Matthew Cotter of Lochbuie was charged Friday in the shooting of Fort Lupton police Sgt. Christopher Pelton, who remains in critical condition after...

Teen pleads guilty to throwing boy from top of Tate Modern

Dec. 6, 2019 11:38 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British teenager pleaded guilty Friday to attempted murder for throwing a 6-year-old French boy from the 10th-floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery. Eighteen-year-old Jonty Bravery said "I plead guilty. Guilty, yeah correct" when asked during a court hearing how he...

Teen charged in fatal shooting of man in Forks

Dec. 6, 2019 10:31 AM EST

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man in Forks. The Peninsula Daily News reports 19-year-old Tristen LeeShawn James Pisani was killed early Sunday after a party. The younger teen was charged this week and remains in the Clallam...

Family members charged with helping teen inmate elude police

Dec. 6, 2019 10:30 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — Family members of one of the four Tennessee juveniles who broke out of a detention center over the weekend are charged with housing and helping the 15-year-old escapee elude authorities, Nashville police confirmed to news outlets. Decorrius Wright, 16, and Calvin Howse, 15, were...

Lawyer: Accused Texas school shooter sent to mental hospital

Dec. 5, 2019 7:01 PM EST

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school was moved to state mental health hospital Thursday after a judge ruled last month that he was mentally incompetent to stand trial. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 19, has been transferred from the county jail in...

New Mexico teen held for week after mistaken identification

Dec. 5, 2019 6:39 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a teen girl was jailed for a week after a school employee mistakenly identified her as a suspect in a fatal shooting. The Albuquerque Journal reported the 17-year-old was booked into a juvenile detention center after an Albuquerque Public Schools employee mistakenly...

Teen accused of stabbing 70-yer-old woman during robbery

Dec. 5, 2019 1:11 PM EST

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Police have arrested a teenage boy who is suspected of stabbing a 70-year-old woman in an apartment parking lot. KOMO-TV reports the stabbing occurred just before 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Desert Villa East Apartments. Kennewick police say the suspect, identified as a 16-year-old boy...

Girlfriend of teen suspect accused of aiding him post-escape

Dec. 5, 2019 7:23 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have arrested a 15-year-old girl who allegedly helped her boyfriend avoid authorities after he escaped from a juvenile detention center. Metro Nashville police said Wednesday that the girl faces charges including harboring and false reporting to police for...

2 charged after Bellingham teen's overdose death

Dec. 4, 2019 8:21 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal investigators say a 17-year-old Bellingham boy knew that counterfeit painkillers he bought from a drug dealer last month were likely tainted with fentanyl, so he rationed them — using only small parts of a pill at a time to avoid overdosing. He died anyway, and now two Mount...