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  • Kid charged with lighting school on fire

    November 23, 2016 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A teenager has been arrested for setting fire to a flood-damaged school last week, the fire department announced Wednesday evening. The teen, who was not being identified because of his age, set Brookstown Middle Magnet on fire November 18th. The two-alarm fire caused $495,000 in damages... more »
  • Boy, 6, dies days after South Carolina school shooting

    October 1, 2016 3:49 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - A coroner says a 6-year-old boy has died days after he was critically wounded in a school shooting in South Carolina. Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said Jacob Hall died about 1 p.m. Saturday. Jacob had been fighting for his life at a hospital since the shooting... more »
  • Teen killed in single-car crash in Livingston Parish

    September 16, 2016 10:48 PM

    MAUREPAS- A Springfield teenager was killed in a crash in Maurepas Friday night. State Police say Megan Threeton, 17, was driving west on LA 22, when her car ran off the road and struck a tree. Threeton was wearing her seatbelt, but was critically injured in the wreck. She was... more »
  • Cops: Boy, 14, was driving drunk with intoxicated dad in car

    June 3, 2016 12:07 PM

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - Police have charged a 14-year-old Pennsylvania boy with driving drunk while his even more intoxicated father rode in the passenger seat. WNEP-TV reports the boy was stopped by Wilkes-Barre (WILKS'-ba-ree) police for driving erratically on Wednesday night. His blood-alcohol content was .106 percent, more than the state's... more »
  • Police investigating deadly shooting on Madison Ave. Play Video

    February 29, 2016 10:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a shooting that left a teenager dead in Baton Rouge Sunday night. According to Baton Rouge Police, Roy Veal, 17, was killed after a shooting in the 5100 block of Madison Avenue around 10 p.m. Veal's mother says a man knocked on the door... more »
  • 3 teenagers arrested in murder case

    February 15, 2016 11:10 AM

    HAMMMOND - Sheriff's deputies released limited information about the arrest of three teenagers Monday who are charged with murder. Two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old are charged with the shooting death of Gerrell Lee , Jr., 19. Lee was shot while riding in a car near the intersection of Rufus... more »
  • Attorneys: 'Affluenza' teen to return to Texas within weeks

    January 20, 2016 7:12 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas - Attorneys for a teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck say he'll return to Texas from Mexico within weeks. Ethan Couch has been challenging his deportation. But attorneys Scott Brown and Reagan Wynn said in a statement Wednesday that paperwork was... more »
  • Pointe Coupee teen dies in early morning crash

    January 3, 2016 11:30 AM

    VENTRESS, La. - One Lakeland teenager died after his car flipped over. At 12:27 Sunday morning, the Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office received a call of an overturned car on a private road in Ventress. Two teenagers were in the car. The driver, a 16-year-old, died from sustained injuries.... more »
  • Girl found bound, gagged behind church in Baton Rouge Tuesday

    October 20, 2015 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are working to piece together information about a teenager who was found bound and gagged in some woods behind a church Tuesday. Authorities said the 15-year-old had been there since Monday, when she was last seen leaving home with a man but may have been... more »
  • 13-year-old arrested for armed robbery

    August 23, 2015 7:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 13-year-old was arrested four minutes after allegedly grabbing cash from a man's hand and pointing a realistic BB pistol at him. A news release says the 53-year-old victim told investigators a boy on a bicycle snatched $30 about 11:20 a.m. Sunday in eastern New... more »
  • 2014 Thibodaux manslaughter trial set to begin Tuesday

    August 2, 2015 11:59 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. - The trial of a man charged with manslaughter in the 2014 fatal shooting of Larose teenager is to begin Tuesday in Thibodaux. 20-year-old Neely Gardner of Galliano is charged in the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Braxton Bourda of Larose. Authorities say Bourda was shot while riding his... more »
  • State Troopers seeking Hit and Run driver

    July 19, 2015 8:00 PM

    ALBANY, La. - Louisiana State Troopers are investigating a hit and run accident that left a 14-year-old male in serious condition. Just before 10:00 p.m. Friday, Troopers began investigations involving a hit and run on LA 43 north in Livingston Parish. Two pedestrians were walking in the southbound... more »
  • Police: Teen dies after collision with 18-wheeler

    July 4, 2015 11:49 PM

    WATSON - A teenager is dead after her car was hit by an 18-wheeler in Livingston parish. Lolene Collyer, 19, died last night from her injuries. State police say she was hit trying to make a left onto LA 1019 in Watson near LA 64. The driver of the truck... more »
  • Boy Scout dies while on camping trip

    June 28, 2015 12:56 PM

    CIMARRON, N.M. - New Mexico State Police say a Boy Scout on a camping trip with his troop has died after he and three other teens were swept away in a flash flood. Sgt. Chad Pierce says eight Boy Scouts, three adult crew leaders and a scout ranger were on... more »
  • New Orleans Police have no evidence linking teenaged deaths

    June 11, 2015 6:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison said there is no evidence connecting the deaths of two young women whose bodies were found on the interstate in New Orleans. NOPD is working with State Police and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in case they find a relationship between the... more »
  • Teen accused of cutting ankle monitor arrested after manhunt

    April 30, 2015 4:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A teenager accused of cutting off his ankle monitor who has been on the run for more than 24 hours was arrested in eastern New Orleans. Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports the 16-year-old was found and arrested Wednesday afternoon. New Orleans police and the parish sheriff's office had been searching... more »
  • 3 people arrested after giving Spice to a teenager

    April 22, 2015 3:13 AM

    PORT BARRE- Three people have been arrested after police say they gave synthetic marijuana to a 14-year-old girl. The girl was hospitalized for a bad reaction to the drug. KLFY-TV reports police were called to a house in Port Barre Monday. They found the girl outside vomiting and incoherent. She... more »
  • 17-year-old boy shot, killed during Russian roulette game

    February 16, 2015 11:51 AM

    CARSON, CA - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a 17-year-old boy shot and killed himself early Monday during what they are describing as a game of Russian roulette with other teens. Deputies responding to a call about a gunshot in an unincorporated area between Los Angeles and Carson... more »
  • Teenager faces attempted murder charge

    January 21, 2015 3:27 AM

    THIBODAUX - A 17-year-old boy has surrendered to police after he allegedly shot another teenager in the torso over the weekend. Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii says the suspect was booked Monday with attempted second-degree murder and is being held in the Lafourche Parish Detention Center on a $250,000 bond.... more »
  • Police: Teenager playing with gun kills his friend

    January 17, 2015 7:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they arrested a teenager after he shot and killed his friend. Police say David Edwards Jr., 17, and his friend Robert Thomas, 16, were playing with a gun. Officials say Edwards shot Thomas in the torso. Thomas died at the hospital. ... more »
  • Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing Play Video

    September 2, 2014 5:47 AM

    JACKSON, MS - Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She said charges would be filed, but she didn't immediately say what they would be. The... more »
  • More late-night clashes in Ferguson

    August 19, 2014 2:02 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police and protesters are again in a tense standoff in Ferguson, Missouri, more than a week after an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. Monday night, police used bullhorns to order the crowds to leave, and noisemakers and armored vehicles were... more »
  • Missouri governor calls off Ferguson curfew

    August 18, 2014 2:07 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is lifting a curfew while ordering the National Guard to help restore order in a St. Louis suburb that has seen sometimes violent protests since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Nixon deployed the Guard Monday following an overnight clash... more »
  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    July 23, 2014 3:39 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The family of an Indiana teenage pilot killed in an ocean plane crash while seeking a world record says he knew his attempt held risks but had trained well for the adventure. Seventeen-year-old Haris Suleman died when his plane crashed after taking off from Pago Pago in American... more »
  • Teen latest victim of New Orleans violence

    July 7, 2014 6:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans are investigating the city's latest homicide. A city news release says police responded to a call about gunfire early Monday in the city's Hollygrove neighborhood. The victim, described as an 18-year-old male, was found in the back yard of an abandoned house. He... more »
  • Israel: Jewish attackers suspected in teen death

    July 6, 2014 11:11 AM

    JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities have confirmed they have arrested a number of Jewish suspects in the death of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off violent protests. In a statement, Israeli police said the suspects were arrested early Sunday. Israel's Shin Bet security agency says the suspects remain in custody... more »
  • Teen stowaway speaks about trip, mom

    June 18, 2014 9:23 AM

    SAN JOSE, CA - A teenager who survived a trip to Hawaii as a stowaway in a plane's wheel well says he hopped on the closest flight that was going west and can't believe he survived the journey. Fifteen-year-old Yahye Abdi made his first public comments since his improbable survival... more »
  • Father of teen stowaway says he'll bring son home

    April 27, 2014 6:29 PM

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The father of the teenager who climbed into the wheel well of a jet at the San Jose airport and survived a 5½-hour trip flight to Hawaii says he plans to fly to Hawaii soon to bring his son home to California. Abdulahi Yusuf said in... more »
  • Man charged with sex crime against teen

    November 7, 2013 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies accused a man of molesting a teenager while she was at his home. Investigators said Kenneth Bolden sexually assaulted a 16-year-old female while she was at his house. Detectives said the teenager told her mother, who then called authorities. ... more »
  • Letter allegedly describes teen killing parents

    July 27, 2013 11:19 PM

    MONROE - Authorities hope a graphic jailhouse letter will convince a judge to keep a teenager incarcerated in the shooting deaths of his parents. The letter attributed to Dalton L. Fletcher says he regretted not causing greater suffering in the September 2010 shooting deaths of his parents at their home... more »
  • APSO: Witnesses trapped teen breaking into cars

    May 29, 2013 4:23 PM

    GONZALES - Gonzales residents surrounded and trapped a 16-year-old boy after they said he tried to break into several cars in the area, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's office. Deputies recieved a call Monday night after Gonzales residents saw a man trying to burglarize a number of vehicles... more »
  • Teen arrested on drug charge during jail visit

    May 7, 2013 8:53 AM

    PEARL, Miss.- A Ridgeland teenager has been arrested at the Rankin County prison for allegedly having marijuana while attempting to visit his sister. The Clarion-Ledger reports the 17-year-old was arrested Saturday and charged with possession of marijuana. Investigators say he was initially detained after tobacco slipped out of his pants... more »
  • Sheriff: SC teen offered $5,000 to kill grandma

    February 4, 2013 10:44 AM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Investigators say a South Carolina teen offered to pay his friends $5,000 to kill the grandparents who raised him because they were too strict. Chester County Sheriff's Maj. Bill Murphy said 17-year-old Clayton Watts waited with two friends for his grandparents to come home Tuesday evening, then... more »

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