Juvenile crime

September 13, 2018 - 8:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been arrested on suspicion he was planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack in the Frankfurt area, prosecutors said Thursday. Frankfurt prosecutors' spokesman Sinan Akdogan told The Associated Press the 17-year-old was arrested by Hesse state police Sept. 1...
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Warren Fitzgerald High School students are released from lockdown after a student was stabbed on campus Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Warren, Mich. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 5:27 pm
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — A 17-year-old Michigan high school student could be facing a murder charge after she fatally stabbed a classmate Wednesday over a guy whom both had dated, police said. The deadly clash between two "straight-A students" took place in a Fitzgerald High School classroom in...
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August 09, 2018 - 3:26 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some officials in Cincinnati are calling for a change to police policy after an officer used his stun gun to shock an 11-year-old Ohio girl suspected of shoplifting from a supermarket. Cincinnati police can use stun guns to incapacitate people as young as 7 years old if they're...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 file photo, Michael Bever, center, is led from a courtroom following jury selection in his trial in Tulsa, Okla. At right is his defense attorney Corbin Brewster. Bever, the younger of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings inside a suburban Oklahoma home, has been sentenced to life in prison but with the possibility of parole, Thursday, Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 09, 2018 - 1:17 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of stabbing his parents and three siblings to death was sentenced Thursday to five life terms in prison to run consecutively, meaning that even with the possibility of parole he likely won't ever be released. Michael Bever was 16 years old in...
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This Aug. 4 2018, photo provided by James Castellano, of Monroe, N.C., shows a drink he bought from a boy, background, in Monroe. Deputies in North Carolina have arrested a suspect who they say robbed the 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, an incident which led to more than $200 in donations and a riding lawn mower, Tony Underwood of the Union County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. (James Castellano via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 7:42 pm
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities arrested a juvenile Wednesday they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, a stickup that prompted an outpouring of sympathy and donations for the young entrepreneur. Tony Underwood, a spokesman for the Union County Sheriff's Office...
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July 08, 2018 - 11:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager has been accused of smashing the front window and iconic neon sign at New York's Stonewall Inn, a landmark in the fight for gay rights. Police say the 19-year-old was upset he had been thrown out of the historic gay bar and destroyed the window with a baseball bat early...
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June 25, 2018 - 9:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is declining to weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder and featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." The Supreme Court's decision Monday not to take the case leaves in place a lower court ruling against Brendan Dassey. Dassey...
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Tony Montalto, right, father of Gina Rose Montalto, who was killed during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and April Schentrup, left, who's daughter Carmen was killed also, speak to members of the media during a break in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The commission Thursday will discuss diversion programs for students who commit crimes deemed minor. Suspect Nikolas Cruz was referred to a program while in middle school but never completed it. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 07, 2018 - 7:04 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The school district where the Florida high school massacre happened defended its controversial student diversion program Thursday, telling a commission investigating the shooting that the program has reduced on-campus crime and kept children in school — a claim many members...
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Suspected Dixon High School shooter Mathew Milby is escorted into Lee County court Thursday, June 7, 2018, for a hearing on his case in Dixon, Ill. (Alex T. Paschal /The Telegraph via AP, Pool)
June 07, 2018 - 1:26 pm
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he opened fire at a northern Illinois high school last month. Matthew Milby Jr. entered his plea Thursday in Lee County. He faces felony gun charges and is being held in jail on $2 million bond. Milby is accused of taking a...
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This is an undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police of Safaa Boular. A London teenager has been convicted of plotting an attack on the British Museum after failing in her ambition of becoming a jihadi bride. A jury found 18-year-old Safaa Boular guilty on Monday, June 4, 2018 of preparing acts of terrorism. Her mother and sister have been convicted of helping her, in Britain's first case involving an all-female cell of Islamic State group-inspired plotters. (Metropolitan Police via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 10:55 am
LONDON (AP) — A London teenager has been convicted of plotting an attack on the British Museum after failing in her ambition of becoming a jihadi bride. A jury found 18-year-old Safaa Boular guilty Monday of preparing acts of terrorism. Her mother and sister have been convicted of helping her, in...
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