Juvenile crime

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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Shoppers with their hands raised are evacuated from Fashion Place mall in Murray, Utah, after a shooting on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 14, 2019 - 7:31 pm
MURRAY, Utah (AP) — A shooting at a suburban Salt Lake City mall that sent hundreds of panicked shoppers fleeing started as an argument between rival gang members inside the mall and later erupted in gunfire outside, leaving two people wounded, police said Monday. Two 19-year-old men were arrested...
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January 12, 2019 - 12:45 pm
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A judge has signed off on a prosecutor's plan to seek the death penalty for a young adult accused in a North Carolina trooper's shooting death. Multiple news outlets report Superior Court Judge Douglas Sasser made the decision during Friday's court hearing Friday for 18-year...
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January 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Bavaria's conservative governor is condemning an incident in which young asylum-seekers allegedly assaulted passers-by in a southern German town, but is also denouncing far-right attempts to exploit it. Four apparently intoxicated Afghan and Iranian teenagers were arrested in Amberg...
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January 02, 2019 - 6:27 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina teen is accused of breaking into a woman's home, beating her and forcing her to drive away as police arrived. The Herald reports Rock Hill police responded to a report of domestic violence on Sunday between a woman and 19-year-old Zuinquarius Dimitry McCrorey...
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Jesse Osborne waits for a hearing to start in the Anderson County Courthouse in Anderson, S.C., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Osborne pleaded guilty to two counts of murder for shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old student outside at recess at Townville Elementary School in Sept. 2016 when Osborne was 14 years old. A prosecutor said he will ask for a life sentence without parole when Osborne is sentenced later. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP)
December 26, 2018 - 11:17 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina school shooting will soon become a test case for court rulings that require an extensive hearing before juveniles can be sentenced to life without parole. After Jesse Osborne pleaded guilty to murder earlier this month to killing his father and a first-grader...
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December 13, 2018 - 3:02 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Police say a student took a stolen, loaded gun to his Georgia high school that had been used in two drive-by shootings. Athens-Clarke County police spokesman Geof Gilland tells news outlets the 15-year-old male was arrested Wednesday after he was found with the gun authorities...
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Jesse Osborne waits for a hearing to start in the Anderson County Courthouse in Anderson, S.C., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Osborne pleaded guilty to two counts of murder for shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old student outside at recess at Townville Elementary School in Sept. 2016 when Osborne was 14 years old. A prosecutor said he will ask for a life sentence without parole when Osborne is sentenced later. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP)
December 12, 2018 - 8:56 pm
A 16-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of murder for fatally shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old boy at the South Carolina elementary school he once attended. Jesse Osborne faces 30 years to life in prison without parole when he is sentenced several months from now in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo Jesse Osborne waits for a ruling at the Anderson County Courthouse. Osborne, a teen charged with shooting at a group of South Carolina elementary school students outside for recess, killing one of them, is set to appear in court. Prosecutors would not say why Osborne will appear Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at the Anderson County courthouse. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP, Pool)
December 12, 2018 - 5:00 pm
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a teen pleading guilty to a fatal school shooting in South Carolina (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A prosecutor says he may ask for a life sentence without parole for a teen who had just turned 14 when he killed his father and an elementary school student outside...
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December 11, 2018 - 5:11 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's office in South Carolina says a 13-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder for firing a gun at another middle schooler. News outlets report the Richland County Sheriff's Department says the teen stole the gun from a family member. Authorities say the...
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