Indiana Man Suspected in Teen Girl’s Disappearance Charged With Murder After Remains Found

[ad_1] ARLINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A 59-year-old man suspected in the June disappearance of a 17-year-old neighbor has been charged with murder after human remains were found buried in a pit on his central Indiana property. Patrick Scott of Arlington appeared Thursday in Rush County Circuit Court for an initial hearing. Scott also is charged … Read more

Iowa Teen Believed to Be Early Victim of California Serial Killer Identified After 49 Years

[ad_1] ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — An Iowa teen who is believed to be one of the earliest victims of a notorious California serial killer has been identified after 49 years. Long known simply as “John Doe,” the teen was identified Tuesday as Michael Ray Schlicht of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department in … Read more

A Mom Chose an Off-The-Grid School for Safety From COVID. No One Protected Her Kid From the Teacher

[ad_1] BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When Raynesha Cummings enrolled her three teenagers in a private school, she hoped to keep them safe from COVID-19. It was small, with no frills — there was just one teacher and the school didn’t serve lunch — but it worked for her family, at least initially. Her son … Read more

6 Teenagers Go on Trial for Their Alleged Role in the 2020 Beheading of a French Teacher

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) — Six teenagers go on trial Monday in Paris for their alleged roles in the beheading of a teacher who showed caricatures of the prophet of Islam to his class, a killing that led authorities to reaffirm France’s cherished rights of expression and secularism. Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher, was … Read more

2 Teens Shot, Suspect Arrested at Downtown Cleveland Plaza After Annual Tree-Lighting Ceremony

[ad_1] CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Two teenagers were wounded in a shooting in a downtown Cleveland plaza about an hour after an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony that drew hundreds of spectators, authorities said. Police said a suspect was quickly arrested after the gunfire at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday in Public Square that critically wounded … Read more

Suspended Alabama Priest Married the 18-Year-Old He Fled to Italy With, Records Show

[ad_1] MOBLE, Ala. (AP) — State records show that a suspended Alabama priest recently married the 18-year-old woman he fled to Italy with this summer, and an archbishop said Wednesday that he expects the Vatican to pursue the man’s official dismissal from the priesthood. A marriage certificate filed Monday in Mobile County shows that Alex … Read more

3 Teen Girls Plead Guilty, Get 20 Years in Carjacking, Dragging Death of 73-Year-Old Woman

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three teenage girls involved in the dragging death of a woman whose arm was severed during a carjacking in New Orleans last year pleaded guilty Monday to reduced charges and were sentenced to 20 years in prison. New Orleans news outlets report that the three were convicted of attempted manslaughter … Read more

An Orphaned Teenager Who Was Taken to Russia Early in the Ukraine War Is Back Home With Relatives

[ad_1] An orphaned Ukrainian teenager who was taken to Russia last year during the war in his country returned home after being reunited with relatives in Belarus on his 18th birthday Sunday. Bohdan Yermokhin was pictured embracing family members in Minsk in photographs shared on social media by Russia’s children’s rights ombudswoman, Maria Lvova-Belova. Andrii … Read more

Remains Found in Remote Arizona Desert in 1992 Identified as Missing Teen Girl, Police Say

[ad_1] PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Arizona have determined that decomposed remains found in August 1992 in a remote desert area outside Phoenix were those of a missing 15-year-old, Melody Harrison. The Apache Junction Police Department announced Thursday that advancements in DNA testing helped them make the discovery 31 years after Harrison’s disappearance in June … Read more

DNA Testing, Genetic Investigations Lead to Identity of Teen Found Dead Near Detroit in 1996

[ad_1] HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — Nearly three decades after the body of a teenage girl was found in an alley in an enclave north of downtown Detroit, authorities have finally identified her. The break in the case came after a profile developed from DNA testing was uploaded into ancestry databases, the National Center for … Read more