ASOTIN — A prosecutor in Washington’s southeastern corner is reducing felony marijuana charges he filed against six juveniles because of a misinterpretation of state law.
Date: 09/22/2015 | Northwest
MARYSVILLE — They may have been warning signs.Text messages Jaylen Fryberg sent his girlfriend in the days after a breakup and before his killing spree at Marysville Pilchuck High School last year expressed jealousy, threatened suicide and attempted to inflict...
Date: 09/13/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — An Everett teenager allegedly admitted he shot another boy three times because he thought the boy was in a rival gang.Sylius St. Amie, 16, also told police he was angry because he and his girlfriend had been fighting.Prosecutors on Wednesday...
Date: 09/10/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — The beds sit mostly empty at Snohomish County's juvenile lock-up.Here and throughout Washington, fewer young offenders are doing time behind bars as the criminal justice system has sought better solutions.As a result, the number of children in the...
Date: 08/16/2015 | Local News
TULALIP — The father of the boy responsible for the deadly shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School is facing more weapons charges.
Date: 07/17/2015 | Local News
LYNNWOOD — One teen was taken to the hospital and another to juvenile jail Thursday night after an attempted robbery turned into a stabbing, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Date: 05/29/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Michael Skay was 16 when he committed the murder that sent him to prison for what was expected to be the rest of his life.Now 36, the inmate recently began moving down a path that could one day win him a chance to walk free.In December 1995, Skay...
Date: 05/26/2015 | Local News
Teen, 17, admits to killing the woman who raised him
Date: 04/10/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A second teenager has been arrested in connection with a March 16 shooting in the 500 block of W. Casino Road.Police believe the 15-year-old Everett boy shot a man in both legs.
Date: 04/03/2015 | Local News
Reclaiming Futures gives young lives shot at success
Date: 03/13/2015 | Local News
They are Snohomish County's most at-risk kids. They have been accused of — or are serving time for — shoplifting, drug use, assault, burglary, tagging or other criminal behavior. Or they have violated probation, or skipped class so often a school district has filed a truancy...
Date: 03/11/2015 | Local News
MARYSVILLE — Snohomish County prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old boy with drive-by shooting for gunfire at a Marysville house late last month.
Date: 03/04/2015 | Local News
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