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
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
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
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
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
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
MARYSVILLE — She asked the emergency dispatcher if a police officer was going to find them.
Date: 12/16/2014 | Local News
Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird, two coaches praise MP athletes
Date: 12/10/2014 | Sports
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
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
Students, teachers seek routine even as new threats are made
Date: 10/28/2014 | Local News
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In youth garden, vegetables aren't the only thing growing
Date: 04/30/2014 | Local News
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
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