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Juvenile Crime

King County Council OKs contract for new youth jail

SEATTLE — Despite angry protesters who at times shouted at council members, the King County Council has approved a contract for the development of a new youth jail and courthouse in Seattle.

Date: 02/10/2015 | Northwest


Police cite TV show violence to explain rights to Idaho boy

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Police turned away a defense attorney and referenced television show violence during their midnight interrogation of a 14-year-old boy authorities say confessed to killing his father and brother, court documents state.

Date: 02/02/2015 | Northwest


Talk with teens about sexual assault

It's disturbing to read.But it's a story that parents of teenagers should read closely and one they should ask their children to read as well — followed by a frank and open talk.During a house party this summer where teens were drinking, two sexual assaults...

Date: 01/16/2015 | Editorials


Arrest warrant issued for Idaho boy, 9, accused of stealing gum

POST FALLS, Idaho — An Idaho prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for a 9-year-old boy who failed to show up in court.

Date: 01/11/2015 | Northwest


Act would help juvenile offenders make good

The simple existence of a juvenile justice system demonstrates that society recognizes a difference between juvenile and adult offenders; that juveniles in most instances deserve a greater opportunity to learn from mistakes and become productive members of their communities.

Date: 01/08/2015 | Editorials


16-year-old charged in espresso stand holdups

BOTHELL — A 16-year-old boy is accused of being armed with an Airsoft gun while robbing two espresso stands earlier this month.

Date: 12/23/2014 | Local News


Newly released Marysville 911 calls include student witness

MARYSVILLE — She asked the emergency dispatcher if a police officer was going to find them.

Date: 12/16/2014 | Local News


Students inspire pros

Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird, two coaches praise MP athletes

Date: 12/10/2014 | Sports


Ominous messages sent minutes before Marysville shootings

Minutes before a teenager opened fire inside a Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, he sent a text message to more than a dozen relatives describing what he wanted to wear at his funeral.

Date: 11/19/2014 | Local News


Teen sentenced for hitting guard with mother’s car

BOTHELL — A teen who struck a security guard with his mom’s car outside a government office last year was sentenced Thursday to five days in juvenile detention.

Date: 11/07/2014 | Local News


Searching for normal

Students, teachers seek routine even as new threats are made

Date: 10/28/2014 | Local News


Help available for kids affected by shooting

MARYSVILLE — Grief may look different on kids.Experts encourage adults to take note of any changes in their child’s behavior. Chatty kids may withdraw. Easygoing teens may suddenly lash out.

Date: 10/28/2014 | Local News


More time sought in case of teen accused of killing guardian

EVERETT — A teenager has undergone an extensive mental health evaluation in the months since he was accused of murdering his guardian.A Snohomish County Superior Court judge was told Friday that lawyers need more time to review the findings and sort out if the...

Date: 10/11/2014 | Local News


1 student shot, 2nd in custody at North Carolina high school

ALBEMARLE, N.C. — A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina high school just minutes before classes began Tuesday morning, and the shooting suspect then waited for police to arrive, authorities said.

Date: 09/30/2014 | Nation & World


Boy to be tried as juvenile in Oregon deer camp slayings

CANYON CITY, Ore. — A 15-year-old boy will be tried as a juvenile on charges he shot and killed his foster father and another man last fall at a hunting cabin in the Blue Mountains of northeastern Oregon.

Date: 09/19/2014 | Northwest


Oregon teen sentenced for carving swastika in boy’s forehead

PORTLAND — An Oregon teenager who carved a swastika into another teen’s forehead as he and others tortured the boy has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

Date: 08/21/2014 | Northwest


Justice Dept. decries pervasive violence in NYC youth jails

NEW YORK — New York City’s juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates and subject them to “rampant use of unnecessary and excessive force,” the federal government...

Date: 08/04/2014 | Nation & World


3 months in juvenile detention for teen who shot friend

EVERETT — A Marysville teen who accidentally shot his friend last month while waving around a handgun is headed to juvenile detention for three months.The boy, 16, pleaded guilty Monday to assault...

Date: 06/09/2014 | Local News


Convicted felon, 16, faces charges of assault and unlawful gun possession

MARYSVILLE — A 16-year-old boy claimed he was high on cocaine when he accidentally shot another teenager earlier this month.Court documents show that the boy has a history of violence and served time behind bars for an unprovoked attack on a 12-year-old last year. The...

Date: 05/31/2014 | Local News


Seeds of self-esteem

In youth garden, vegetables aren't the only thing growing

Date: 04/30/2014 | Local News


Idaho teens serving life prison sentences

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Eldon Gale Samuel III is housed in an individual cell at the Kootenai County Jail.The 14-year-old is accused of the March 24 deaths of his father, Eldon G. Samuel, Jr., 46, and his younger brother, Jonathan, 13.

Date: 04/06/2014 | Northwest


Racism complaint lodged by Denney juvenile-corrections workers

Three African-American men who work as juvenile corrections employees for Snohomish County have accused co-workers of trying to get them fired because of their race. One of them is Ron Gipson, the Everett city councilman who in January was accused of sexually harassing female co-workers, at least...

Date: 03/06/2014 | Local News




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