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  • Motor vehicle homicide suspect captured in Onset (went car shopping after fleeing court)

    05/22/2010 12:47:40 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 13 replies · 513+ views
    Cape Cod Online ^ | 5/22/10 | Linda Corcoran
    ONSET -- She eluded police for more than a day, but officers -- with the help of a police dog -- captured 18-year-old Gina Giovangelo near a wooded area this afternoon. Giovangelo is facing motor vehicle homicide charges after she allegedly failed to stop after striking Lillian White, 47, Tuesday night in Hyannis. White, who was in a wheelchair when she was hit, died several hours later. The police arrested Giovangelo, who lives at 73 Vandermint Lane, after they questioned her Thursday evening — two nights after the crash. She was released on $10,000 cash bail and ordered to appear...
  • Frugal teen buys house with 4-H winnings

    05/17/2010 6:22:11 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 31 replies · 1,430+ views
    Columbus dispatch ^ | May 17, 2010 | Kathy Lynn Gray
    Lindsay Binegar was 14 the first time she spent any winnings from years of showing hogs. She bought a purse. The second time, at 18, she splurged. She bought a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house with a two-car garage. And she paid in cash. "I've never heard of a teenager buying a house," said Nikki Gasbarro, spokeswoman for the Ohio Association of Realtors. "Smart girl." The Greenfield teenager has been saving money since she was 4 years old and won $100 showing a hog. "I didn't get the money; it went to the bank," said Binegar, now a 19-year-old freshman at Ohio...
  • Police: Church Leader Had Practice Sex With Teen

    05/08/2010 11:05:33 AM PDT · by csvset · 46 replies · 2,125+ views
    WYFF ^ | May 7, 2010 | Myra Ruiz,
    GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A Greenville church administrator is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl while the teen was a guest in his home last year. Dantae Stukes, 29, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. The arrest warrant states that between March 1 and May 30, 2009, Stukes convinced the victim to "allow him to engage in sexual intercourse with her in an effort for him to show her what to expect from her boyfriend in the future." Sgt. Jason Rampey with the Greenville Police Department said the teenager was staying with the Stukes family while...
  • From Teen Heartthrob to Worthy Role Model

    04/28/2010 2:10:14 PM PDT · by alleyesonCHRIST · 2 replies · 582+ views
    alleyesonCHRIST ^ | 4/28/2010 | Charles C. Matthews
    He was a teenage heartthrob upon whom all the girls had crushes and all the boys wanted to be like. I should know, heck, I dressed like him and even had my hair styled like him. Now, some odd 25 years later, you could still do worse when picking a celebrity to pattern yourself after. Fame is a tough gig, it usually chews up and spits out its childhood stars, but every once in a while there is a surprise. During the 1980s there was no bigger child star than Kirk Cameron who played Mike Seaver on television’s Growing Pains....
  • Teen Steps Up to Help Family

    04/23/2010 5:16:57 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 295+ views
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., April 23, 2010 – Chelsea Jarvis prefers to stay busy, rather than focus on her military father’s frequent absences. Chelsea Jarvis, 17, prepares for class at Fort Campbell High School on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 15, 2010. DoD photo by Elaine Wilson  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Chelsea’s father, Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Adam Jarvis, is a member of a Special Forces unit here. He often deploys for months at a time.She’s hard-pressed to remember how many times her father has deployed, but guesses it’s more than 10.“I never remember it being a big deal,”...
  • Teen Thrives Within Military Family

    04/23/2010 5:10:06 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 236+ views
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. , April 23, 2010 – Unlike many of his peers who grew up in the military, Darien Crank was 12 when his father joined the Army. Darien Crank grabs some books out of his locker for class at Fort Campbell High School on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 15, 2010. DoD photo by Elaine Wilson  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Darien said he’s glad for the dual perspective, noting it has made him all the more appreciative of what the Army has done for his family.His family went from living on the Jersey Shore in a one-bedroom...
  • Mom of teen charged with bullying student into suicide blames victim

    03/31/2010 2:44:41 PM PDT · by jerry557 · 84 replies · 2,443+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 03/31/10 | Helen Kennedy
    The mother of one of the "Mean Girls" charged with bullying 15-year-old Phoebe Prince to death defended her daughter Tuesday, saying she never lifted a hand against the tormented girl but just "called her names." Angeles Chanon admitted that her daughter, Sharon Chanon Velazquez, 16, had once been suspended from school for verbally abusing Phoebe - but blamed the bullied girl for starting it. "(Sharon) exchanged a couple of words with her," Chanon told the Boston Herald. "Phoebe was calling her names. They're teenagers. They call names." Chanon insisted her daughter never "physically assaulted" Phoebe, no matter what the District...
  • Portrait of a Teenager as Master Burglar

    03/17/2010 10:26:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies · 427+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | 3/16/10 | Vijaita Singh
    He’s a suspect in 1,000 burglaries and 17 cases of arson. He never repeats his clothes, prays hard and loves women. He’s escaped six times in two years. The police can’t arrest their violent, hard-living quarry. This reporter can’t even name him on the lam. Sharad Kumar — as we’ll call him — is 17, a self-confessed burglar since age 10. Since he’s not an adult, he can’t be charged. His previous escape was five days ago. “In six months we have apprehended him thrice,” said H.G.S. Dhaliwal, deputy commissioner of police (south). “The rest’s up to the juvenile justice...
  • Teen-on-teen girl fights are the latest fad to sweep the net

    02/02/2010 6:24:39 PM PST · by jerry557 · 24 replies · 1,374+ views
    CBS ^ | 02/02/10 | Cindy Hsu
    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBS) ― Two teenage girls went at it. Two adults allegedly watched and another minor videotaped the whole thing in Louisiana. The fight popped up on YouTube more than a week ago. Days later, in Lowell, Mass., local authorities discovered similar videos online and said local educators report about 80 percent of school fights are now girl against girl. Some experts believe the trend is partly fueled by the Internet. CBS 2 HD met with members of the cyber safety group "Teenangels" at The Ursuline School in New Rochelle. "People want attention from it. They want to...
  • Teen pregnancy rate up after 10-year decline(Hope & Change Alert!)

    01/26/2010 12:38:30 PM PST · by greatdefender · 16 replies · 558+ views
    Reuters-Yahoo! ^ | Tue Jan 26, 2009 | JoAnne Allen
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. teen pregnancy rate rose in 2006 for the first time in more than a decade, reversing a long slide, a U.S. think tank reported on Tuesday. The overall teen pregnancy rate was up 3 percent in 2006, with a 4 percent rise in the rate of births and a 1 percent rise in the rate of abortions, according to the report by the Guttmacher Institute. The United States has higher rates of teen pregnancy, birth and abortion than in other Western industrialized countries. There were 71 pregnancies per 1,000 U.S. girls aged 15-19. In 2006,...
  • Missing Ohio teen found.

    01/16/2010 6:41:41 AM PST · by mshoffner · 20 replies · 2,125+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 1/16/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    Hailie Sanders, the missing teen from Ashtabula, Ohio,missing since January 5, 2010 has been found safe.
  • Teen who hit 66-year-old pizza man with baseball bat won't stand trial as an adult (Ft Worth TX )

    01/09/2010 9:04:49 AM PST · by Dubya · 73 replies · 2,900+ views
    STAR-TELEGRAM ^ | DEANNA BOYD
    FORT WORTH — Fred Rein used the tips he earned delivering pizzas to help people, whether paying for a pizza for a financially strapped family or a young mother’s electricity bill. But on Oct. 3, authorities say the 66-year-old Fort Worth man encountered a 16-year-old boy intent on stealing money from Rein. On a friend’s phone, the teen later told police, he called Domino’s Pizza, gave the false name Joseph and placed an order for four pizzas, cheesy sticks and two bottles of soda. He provided an address on Bessie Street, a house where he used to live and now...
  • Missing Ohio teen

    01/09/2010 7:15:01 AM PST · by mshoffner · 5 replies · 1,047+ views
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 01/09/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    Name: Hailie Sanders Date of Birth: 07/07/1992 Date Missing: 01/05/2010
  • Taylor Swift ~ Is it for kids?

    12/10/2009 9:08:54 PM PST · by incredulous joe · 43 replies · 1,822+ views
    self | December 11, 2009 | Incredulous Joe
    I first have to admit to the fact that I am a total and complete pop culture drop-out; I have never seen an episode of "Sponge Bob", I didn't know what "I'd hit it." meant for the longest time and I really hadn't a clue about who Paris Hilton was, nor what she had done to become so incredibly famous. A word to the wise, DO NOT google Paris Hilton and if you do, make sure the kids are out of the room. Anyway, my daughter, who is 8 years old, came home from a playdate signing Taylor Swift songs....
  • Police: Methuen teen tried to cover up hit-run

    11/21/2009 12:36:33 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 4 replies · 1,119+ views
    Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune ^ | 11/21/09 | Crystal Bozek
    LOWELL — A Methuen teen, who police said took off after she hit a 12-year-old boy in a Lowell crosswalk, leaving him for dead, then tried to cover up the accident, could face up to two years in jail. Police say Michelle P. Medeiros, 17, of 14 Bernard Lane, Methuen, never stopped after hitting the boy Wednesday afternoon. Instead, she drove to a Lawrence hair salon, got her hair done and then called police to report her blue Acura had been vandalized. "This is not a case of the operator having a consciousness of guilt and coming forward," Lowell police...
  • Study Shows Linkage Between Teen Girls' Weight And Sexual Behavior

    10/29/2009 11:13:43 PM PDT · by bogusname · 7 replies · 978+ views
    ScienceDaily ^ | Oct. 29, 2009 | ScienceDaily
    The study, conducted by Aletha Akers, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and colleagues, further links girls at weight extremes with an increased risk for engaging in sexual risk-taking behaviors. "This study will contribute to sexual health education prevention efforts, which can be tailored to address how cultural norms regarding body size may influence adolescent sexual decision making. Knowing how a girl perceives her weight may be just as important as knowing her actual weight," noted Dr. Akers. Of the nearly 7,200 high school girls asked about their sexual...
  • Two Teens Charged In Fiery Attack Face Judge (5 "youts" set afire teen & laugh)

    10/15/2009 10:59:08 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 21 replies · 1,699+ views
    CBS4 ^ | Oct 14, 2009 11:05 pm US/Eastern | CBS4'S Ted Scouten, Carey Codd, and Peter D'Oench contributed to this report.
    Two Teens Charged In Fiery Attack Face Judge Michael Brewer's Mother To Appear On CBS' Early Show Thursday Five Teens Are Accused Of Torching Of Michael BrewerDEERFIELD BEACH (CBS4) ― Click to enlarge1 of 2 CBS Click to enlarge2 of 2 CBS Close numSlides of totalImages Related Slideshows Jewish Celebrities Muy Caliente! Fins Cheerleaders Trade Turf For Surf Famous Breast Cancer Survivors World's Most Useless Facts Related StoriesBSO Arrest Three Youths After Teen Is Set On Fire (10/13/2009) Related LinksRead Ted Scouten's Blog On The Story Michael Brewer Foundation On MySpace Two South Florida teens accused of dousing a Deerfield...
  • 17-Year-Old Burglar Killed In House By Homeowner

    10/14/2009 4:24:02 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 51 replies · 3,044+ views
    WFTV-TV ^ | 14-Oct-2009 | Staff
    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- An Orange County man caught two burglars breaking into his house, so he pulled out his gun and shot them both Tuesday night. One of the burglars was killed and the other is in critical condition. The deceased burglar was identified as 17-year-old Brandon Martinez. Deputies say the owner of the house on Rubens Court (see map) won't be arrested. They say he did nothing wrong. The homeowner, along with his brother and son, had just gotten home from work when he confronted the burglars Tuesday night. They had already ransacked his house and even tried...
  • Teen girl who fled Islam ordered back to Ohio

    10/13/2009 5:33:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies · 1,025+ views
    wnd ^ | 10/13/09 | staff
    A Florida judge has concluded a 17-year-old girl who fled her Muslim family after she turned to Christianity, explaining she feared she would be the victim of an "honor killing," should be returned to Ohio where her family lives
  • Dropouts Seek a Boost From Equivalency Exams

    09/14/2009 7:18:59 AM PDT · by Kevmo · 3 replies · 737+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept 12, 2009 | S. MITRA KALITA
    Dropouts Seek a Boost From Equivalency Exams Numbers Seeking a Degree Swell -- But Gains May Be Limited A growing number of Americans are taking high school equivalency tests in their hunt for any leg up in a bleak labor market. Adult-education centers across the country report backlogs and waiting lists for prep courses cramming dozens of topics and years of lessons into weeks or months. But the potential for a better job and pay that drives many to seek a General Educational Development diploma comes with a caveat: The certificate generally is of limited value unless students use it...