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  • Idaho juvenile justice more secretive than adult system

    TWIN FALLS, Idaho – When police arrest a man suspected of robbing a bank, you see his name in breaking news alerts. When a woman gets a prison sentence, you …


  • 100 years ago in Spokane: Crowds line Monroe Street Bridge to see illuminated falls

    From our archives, 100 years ago Crowds lined both rails of the Monroe Street Bridge to see a new and exciting spectacle: The electrical illumination of the Spokane River waterfalls.


  • Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    From our archives, 100 years ago Several “delinquent and dependent children” had been sent to farm homes after an appeal was published in the paper seeking farmers willing to take …


  • Jim Kershner’s This Day in History

    From our archives, 100 years ago Four “sons of well-to-do Cannon Hill families were picked up by police” and charged with “embarking on a career of chicken-yard burglary and bicycle …


  • Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    From our archives, 100 years ago Detective C.L. Harris was in church on Sunday when he looked out and saw a young boy jump in a car and drive away. …


  • Teens arrested after sword attack

    Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday after what law enforcement describes as a drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one boy’s mother with a sword and planned to eat …


  • Teens arrested after police say they beat, threatened to eat woman

    Two teenage boys were arrested early Tuesday morning after an alleged drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one of the boys’ mothers with a sword and planned to eat …


  • India convicts youngest Delhi gang rape defendant

    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian juvenile court on Saturday handed down the first conviction in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus, …


  • Teens charged in shooting near elementary school

    A 15-year-old boy and 18-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of shooting out a car window near Whitman Elementary School Monday afternoon.


  • Okla. teen arrested in school shooting plot

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Hours before a gunman opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school, police in Oklahoma arrested a teenager for allegedly plotting to attack his high school and …


  • Gov’t arrests illegal immigrant Senate intern

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration …


  • Boy charged in fatal shooting on Florida bus

    MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida teen was charged with fatally shooting a girl in front of her younger sister and several other students while riding the bus to school …


  • Ohio teen sentenced to life over Craigslist plot

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A teenager was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no chance for parole for his role in a deadly plot to lure men desperate for …


  • Brothers accused of killing NJ girl remain held

    WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Two teenage brothers accused of killing a 12-year-old New Jersey girl were ordered Friday to remain in a juvenile detention center, while the girl’s parents backed …


  • Family of slain NJ girl silent on Facebook posts

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Relatives of a slain 12-year-old girl from southern New Jersey said Thursday they want to avoid jeopardizing the criminal case and will not comment on the …


  • Family on slain NJ girl silent on Facebook posts

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Relatives of a slain 12-year-old girl from southern New Jersey said Thursday they want to avoid jeopardizing the criminal case and will not comment on the …


  • Teen arrested in Colorado girl’s abduction, death

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her death, …


  • Details emerge on teen arrested in Colo. killing

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Acquaintances say a teen arrested in the death of a 10-year-old Colorado girl and in a May attack on a 22-year-old woman often wore black, hung …


  • Police: Local teen arrested in Colo. girl’s death

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her death, …


  • Police: Teen arrested in killing of Colorado girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenage boy who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her …


  • Clues left all around in slaying of NJ 12-year-old

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Two teenage brothers charged with killing a 12-year-old girl who disappeared while riding her bike left behind evidence in their house, and one wrote a Facebook …


  • ‘Little czar’ in Ohio school drug ring gets prison

    LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A teenager convicted of selling up to $20,000 worth of high-grade marijuana a month to high school students in southwestern Ohio was sentenced Monday to serve …


  • Teen who helped run OH drug ring faces sentencing

    LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager considered by authorities to be one of the most prolific drug dealers in the Cincinnati area is to be sentenced in a juvenile …


  • Teen arrested in sucker-punching of Pa. teacher

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A teenager who sucker punched a schoolteacher in a downtown alley — an attack caught on surveillance video — apparently picked the victim at random, police and …


  • Jury being picked in teen Craigslist killings case

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A teenager charged in a deadly scheme to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers went on trial on murder charges Tuesday, waving to prospective jurors …


  • 6 teens arrested in taped beating of Pa. woman

    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Six teenagers were in custody Friday on charges they brutally beat a neighbor on her stoop “just for fun” and then posted cellphone video of the …


  • 4 teen girls held in taped beating of Pa. woman

    CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Four teenage girls have been arrested in the beating of a neighbor on her stoop “for fun” outside Philadelphia and will be charged as adults in …


  • Teen charged with trying to blow up Chicago bar

    HILLSIDE, Ill. (AP) — Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to detonate what he believed was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar, federal prosecutors …


  • Police: Texas teen killed to prevent testimony

    CARROLLTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been charged with murder in the death of a 16-year-old girl who police said they believe was killed to keep her from …


  • Wis. dad, friend charged in pit bull attack on son

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man who suspected an 18-year-old visiting his home of stealing morphine and gold coins was charged Thursday with tying the teen by his ankles and …


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