Juvenile crime

February 22, 2019 - 8:24 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The mysterious death of a real estate developer found strangled with a dog leash nearby took an unusual turn Friday when his teenage son was charged with killing him. Durham Police said in a news release that Alexander Bishop, 16, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in...
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Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer speaks during a news conference at the OCDA's office in Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Cold case detectives have arrested suspects in the separate Southern California murders of a girl in 1973 and a boy in 1990, authorities said Wednesday. Both victims disappeared while walking home from school. (Paul Bersebach/The Orange County Register via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 7:23 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a California seaside community. A photo of a smiling Linda O'Keefe has hung for years on the wall of the police department...
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A school bus evacuates students from Sue V. Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, after a shot was fired on the campus. Police and school officials said no one was injured and a suspect was taken into custody. (AP/Russell Contreras)
February 14, 2019 - 7:51 pm
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A 16-year-old student suspected of opening fire inside a high school in suburban Albuquerque was charged Thursday with attempting to commit murder and carrying a deadly weapon on school grounds, police said. The shooting, in which no one was injured, came on the anniversary...
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February 11, 2019 - 9:21 am
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — A 16-year-old boy was arrested after he briefly took control of a small plane during a short commercial flight over western Alaska, authorities said. The teen was in the front passenger seat of the Piper Cherokee Six on a recent Yute Commuter Service flight from Napakiak to...
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Jake Patterson appears for a brief hearing in Barron County Circuit Court on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Barron, Wis. Patterson, 21, is accused of killing James and Denise Closs on Oct. 15 and kidnapping their daughter , Jayme Closs, from their Barron home. Jayme escaped on Jan. 10, after 88 days.(Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, Pool)
February 06, 2019 - 2:08 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, telling his family, "I love you," moments after he was ordered to stand trial. Jake Patterson, 21, is accused of killing James and Denise Closs...
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January 30, 2019 - 4:22 am
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's office in South Carolina say a Sumter teen faked his own kidnapping and led his mother to believe he'd be killed if she didn't pay $130. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets that 19-year-old Emmanuel Franklin was arrested Sunday and charged with...
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January 29, 2019 - 7:41 am
TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — A 19-year-old Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to trying to steal a commercial plane so he could fly to Chicago to attend a rap concert. The Texarkana Gazette reports that Zemarcuis Scott of Texarkana pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted theft of property and commercial...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman, 19, of El Salvador, is escorted into the courtroom for his initial appearance in Carson City Justice Court in Carson City, Nev. Prosecutors say Martinez-Guzman, a Salvadoran immigrant accused of being in the U.S. illegally, has been charged with murder in shooting deaths of four people in their homes in Nevada. District attorneys from two counties announced the charges against Martinez-Guzman on Monday, Jan. 28. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)
January 28, 2019 - 9:50 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 19-year-old Salvadoran man suspected of being in the country illegally was charged Monday with killing four people in Nevada, including a couple who employed him as a landscaper at their Reno home where he fatally shot them with a gun he stole from them earlier, authorities said...
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January 22, 2019 - 7:13 am
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office says a teenager who threatened to shoot the parents of third-graders is due in court. News outlets report 18-year-old Isaiah David Napier was arrested Monday and charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational...
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January 17, 2019 - 3:16 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland say another teen has been arrested in the gang-related slaying of a man found dead last year. News outlets report 18-year-old Francisco Sosa was arrested Tuesday in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and is awaiting extradition to Maryland. Prince George's...
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