Juvenile crime

Firemen mourn at Königsplatz in Augsburg, German, Sunday, Dec.8, 2019. On the evening of Dec. 6 a fireman was so badly injured in his spare time here in an argument with a group that he died. (Stefan Puchner/dpa via AP)
December 08, 2019 - 9:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — Two teenagers have been arrested after an off-duty firefighter was killed in an altercation between two couples and a group of youths in the southern German city of Augsburg, authorities said Sunday. The couples had just left a Christmas market late Friday evening when they ran into...
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William Johnson, suspect in fatal shooting of Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams, is escorted into the Lowndes County Courthouse in Hayneville, Ala., before his first hearing on Monday, November 25, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 6:57 pm
HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager accused of killing an Alabama sheriff is himself the son of a law enforcement officer and made his first court appearance Monday and was ordered held without bond. Shackled and wearing a black-and-white striped jail uniform, 18-year-old William Chase Johnson was...
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November 22, 2019 - 2:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on an arrest in a school shooting threat in Southern California (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Authorities say a 13-year-old boy was arrested and a gun was seized after classmates overheard him threatening to shoot up his Los Angeles-area middle school. Los Angeles...
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November 20, 2019 - 7:03 pm
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago 14-year-old faces hate crime and other charges for allegedly posting on Craigslist a picture of an African American classmate with the caption, “Slave for sale.” Prosecutors allege the white Naperville Central High School freshman also included “an...
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Nehemiah Griego wipes away a tear during his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Albuquerque, N.M., for the deaths of his parents and three younger siblings he committed in 2013. Griego convicted of killing his parents and younger siblings in 2013 when he was a teenager says he's sorry and wishes he could take it back. (Jim Thompson/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
October 15, 2019 - 9:48 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man convicted of killing his parents and three younger siblings when he was 15 apologized to the rest of his family Tuesday as he asked a judge for an opportunity at rehabilitation and redemption. Nehemiah Griego, now 22, was the last person to address the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 7, 2019, file photo, Marie Chockley, a resident of the Timberline Trailer Court, north of Goodfield, Ill., surveys the damage that was caused by a Saturday night fire that killed five residents in a mobile home. A prosecutor says a central Illinois 9-year-old is expected to be charged Tuesday with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deadly mobile home fire. (Kevin Barlow/The Pantagraph via AP, File)
October 09, 2019 - 12:40 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A 9-year-old child accused of causing a mobile home fire that killed three children and two adults in central Illinois has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. The juvenile also was charged with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, the (Peoria)...
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October 07, 2019 - 8:34 am
PELION, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say they've charged an 11-year-old boy who's accused of threatening to kill a middle school classmate. The State reports that Lexington School District One said in a news release that a sixth grader had to be restrained by school officials as he...
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October 03, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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Students fold paper origami cranes as they march to the Chinese University to show support to those students who were arrested by police in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct.3, 2019. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
October 03, 2019 - 4:41 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The teenager who was the first victim of police gunfire in Hong Kong’s monthslong pro-democracy protests was charged Thursday with rioting and attacking police. The shooting occurred during widespread violence Tuesday across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory that marred China’s...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:11 am
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina teen accused of fatally shooting a man was caught by authorities in Alabama after fleeing the scene. News outlets report the 17-year-old was arrested Tuesday. The teen is being charged with murder and possession of a weapon in the death of 19-year-old...
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