Juvenile crime

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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William Johnson, suspect in fatal shooting of Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams, is escorted out of the Lowndes County Courthouse in Hayneville, Ala., following his initial hearing on Monday, November 25, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 4:12 pm
HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager accused of killing an Alabama sheriff is being held without bond. News outlets report that 18-year-old William Chase Johnson made his first court appearance Monday. Crenshaw County District Judge Tom Sport, who presided over the initial court appearance, said...
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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, at podium, talks about the arrest of a 13-year-old boy and the seizure of a rifle and ammunition after the teen threatened to shoot other students and staff at his Los Angeles-area middle school, at Sheriff's headquarters in downtown Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Villanueva said deputies serving a search warrant at the boy's home Thursday discovered an AR-15-style gun, 100 rounds of ammunition, a list of names and a drawing of the school. Villanueva said the boy said he would carry out the shooting Friday at Animo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in Willowbrook, an unincorporated county area near South Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
November 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deputies arrested a 13-year-old boy and seized a semi-automatic rifle after he threatened to shoot other students and staff at a Los Angeles-area middle school, authorities said Friday. In a separate case, a boy at another school was taken into custody involving a planned...
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November 22, 2019 - 3:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was arrested and a rifle was seized after the teen threatened to shoot other students and staff at his Los Angeles-area middle school, authorities said Friday. Deputies serving a search warrant at the boy’s home Thursday discovered an AR-15-style gun, 100 rounds...
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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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November 20, 2019 - 3:04 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.” The white Naperville Central High School freshman appeared Wednesday in DuPage County juvenile...
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San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler smiles after being introduced during a news conference at Oracle Park Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in San Francisco. Gabe Kapler has been hired as manager of the San Francisco Giants, a month after being fired from the same job by the Philadelphia Phillies. Kapler replaces Bruce Bochy, who retired at the end of the season following 13 years and three championships with San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 13, 2019 - 7:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler said Wednesday that he should have sought the guidance of experts four years ago when dealing with a 17-year-old girl who contacted him about an assault reportedly witnessed by Los Angeles Dodgers minor leaguers. The teen later...
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November 13, 2019 - 6:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Until recently, New York City police secretly kept fingerprints of children arrested as juveniles on file permanently in a department database. It’s an illegal practice that raised alarms about the lengths the nation’s largest police force has taken to keep tabs on the city’s youth...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, Jesse Osborne waits for a ruling at the Anderson County Courthouse in Anderson, S.C. Prosecutors plan to tell a judge why Osborne, who fired on a South Carolina school playground and killed a first-grader should spend his life in prison. A hearing begins Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at the Anderson County Courthouse to determine Osborne’s sentence. He faces 30 years to life without parole. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP, Pool, File)
November 12, 2019 - 6:16 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors who want a teen to serve a lifelong prison sentence for killing a first-grader on a South Carolina school playground showed a judge cellphone videos and messages Tuesday that they say demonstrate he planned the crime. Jesse Osborne pleaded guilty last year to two...
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