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  • Deputies: 2 kids, teacher shot at Townville Elementary School

    09/28/2016 12:46:31 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 30 replies
    FOX Carolina ^ | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:41 PM EDT | Dal Kalsi
    TOWNVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Anderson County deputies said a suspect was taken into custody after a shooting at Townville Elementary School, according to the according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said two kids and an adult were shot. The students were airlifted to the Greenville Hospital System pediatric trauma unit and the teacher was taken to AnMed Health System. The SWAT team was mobilized and had deemed the school safe as of 3 p.m. Deputies believe the suspect, a teenager, acted alone.
  • Viral Conservative YouTube Star Renounces Conservatism

    12/01/2015 12:21:08 PM PST · by T-Bird45 · 69 replies
    TPM ^ | 11/30/15 | Caitlin Cruz
    CJ Pearson, the 13-year-old viral YouTube star made famous for his rants against President Barack Obama, has renounced conservatism, according to a Friday interview with CNN. Pearson told the network in an email that the GOP's stance on racial and gender disparity compelled him to change. "I was tired of being a champion of a party that turned a blind eye to racial discrimination," Pearson told CNN. "Tired of being a champion of any cause that denies equal rights to every American. Tired of being a champion of a party that doesn't care about the issues important to young people."...
  • Authorities investigating triple homicide in Kentucky (Parents took away teens computer privileges)

    02/15/2015 7:51:10 PM PST · by PROCON · 95 replies ^ | Feb. 15, 2015 | ADAM BEAM and BRUCE SCHREINER
    CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy killed in a shootout Saturday with police in Maryland, prompted the search of his home over 500 miles away in Kentucky, where authorities found the bodies of his parents and younger sister. Friends and relatives of Jason Hendrix were struggling to understand how the boy, a faithful churchgoer who was baptized just two months ago, could end up as the suspect in the slayings. Hendrix, a Kentucky high school ROTC student and active church member, was angry at his parents for taking away his computer privileges when he's suspected of killing his family...
  • My daughter brought up joining the Air Force again

    01/19/2015 11:04:04 PM PST · by MacMattico · 79 replies
    A while back I brought up that my daughter had mentioned she was researching and thinking about joining the military. About 80% of the people that responded said "not in this environment". Which I completely understand. She brought it up again tonight. I asked her why. She is a very intelligent girl and would probably get in to many colleges with scholarship money. Before when she brought it up, she didn't say why, just that she was looking. Today was different. She told me how much of her high school has turned anti-military and talk about today's soldiers and marines...
  • Lab-Grown Vaginas Implanted Successfully In 4 Teenagers

    01/02/2015 8:25:02 AM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 141 replies ^ | 29DEC2014 | Staff Writer
    Ever since scientists grew a human bladder in a laboratory in 1996, researchers have continued to develop more complex organs. Beating human hearts have also been grown in the lab and infected with disease to test various drugs. As a result of these medical advancements, people have had their lives changed for the better. For example, there have been multiple windpipe replacements, tear duct replacements, artery transplants, bladder transplants and more. The development of lab-built body parts is on the rise as a result of a shortage of organ donors, and many of these organs are built with the recipients...
  • GA:"We is teenagers, don't shoot me"

    11/21/2014 9:04:57 AM PST · by marktwain · 47 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Has the use of the word "teenager" by the old media given criminal teens a sense of immunity?   You see it again and again. Trayvon Martin is constantly referred to as a teenager, as though that somehow absolved him of his crimes. Most male children, who are brought up in intact families, do not become predatory creatures in their teens.   But for those who do not have strong, moral, male role models in their lives, especially if this is the default position in their community, predation is a common role. In a home invasion in Georgia, the homeowner grabbed...
  • Militant group offers cash rewards for 'location' of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson

    11/19/2014 1:33:25 AM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 November 2014 | Laura Collins
    "A group describing itself as a 'Militant Resistance' to a 'corrupt police state' has offered $5000 for details of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's whereabouts, MailOnline can reveal. Officer Wilson, 28, has been in hiding on paid leave ever since he gunned down unarmed teenager Michael Brown, 18, on 9 August. Now, in one of a series of incendiary tweets the RbG Black Rebels have stated, 'We are paying $5k cash for location of Ofc. Darren Wilson. Real $, no joke, no crime we just wana get his photo an ask him a few questions.' And though the RbG Black...
  • Teen Safe Phone Ap

    09/28/2014 1:04:24 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 10 replies
    Self | 9/28/14 | Pontiac
    Anyone using the Teen Safe cell phone ap to control their teen's cell phone use. I would like to use something like Ignore No More but it is not available for iPhone, Android only.
  • Violence erupts in Ferguson AGAIN:

    08/17/2014 9:37:53 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 57 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 17 August 2014 | David Mccormack for MailOnline
    Another night of protests and violence erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday evening as tensions remain high following the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown at the hands of the police on August 9. The violence began to flare again around 9 p.m. local time as police in riot fear fired teargas on hundreds of protestors - including children - for encroaching on their command post. Authorities also used rubber bullets and several protesters have reported getting hit. Many of the marchers retreated, but a group of about 100 stood defiantly about two blocks away until getting hit by another...
  • Missouri Governor Jay Nixon disturbed by 'over-militarization' of police in Ferguson

    08/17/2014 4:20:29 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 August 2014 | Alex Greg for MailOnline
    "Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said he was 'thunderstruck' by images he saw of police forces responding to protests in Ferguson after the shooting of teenager Michael Brown as the midnight to 5am curfew enters its second night. Nixon, speaking to ABC News' Martha Raddatz on This Week on Sunday, said the sight of police in riot gear with armored tanks led to his decision to replace the local police force with highway patrol. The measure had a calming effect at first, but last night saw one man shot and seven arrested after resisting the curfew order. A picture has emerged...
  • Cousin of slain teenager Michael Brown says the victim's family is haunted

    08/17/2014 4:04:59 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 78 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 August 2014 | Daniel Bates
    The family of the black teenager shot dead by a policeman in St Louis are haunted by the image of him holding his hands up at the moment he was killed, a family member claimed today. Ty Pruitt said that the mental picture of Michael Brown surrendering was stuck in his relatives’ minds as it showed he was ‘killed like an animal’. Pruitt spoke out at an emotional Sunday church service during which Brown’s mother Lesley McSpadden sobbed and wiped the tears away from her eyes with a tissue. His father Michael Brown Sr stood grim faced whilst wearing a...
  • NJ teen who sued parents obtains restraining order against boyfriend

    07/23/2014 2:40:10 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies ^ | 7-23-14 | Fox News
    The New Jersey teen who made headlines when she sued her parents for child support after moving out of their home was back in court Wednesday, this time to obtain a temporary restraining order against her boyfriend, The Star-Ledger reported. Rachael Canning, the honor student who sued her parents earlier this year for $650 a week, the remainder of her Catholic school tuition and attorney fees, obtained the order against her beau, Lucas Kitzmiller, 18. He was the teen her parents reportedly asked her to stop seeing at the time of the initial suit. Canning' father said Kitzmiller choked her...
  • “Brain Dead” Teenager Awakens From Coma After Her Family Sings Hymns

    03/10/2014 6:01:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Life News ^ | 3/14/14 | Steven Ertelt
    LifeNews has repeatedly chronicled cases of people who were prematurely declared dead or said to be in supposedly persistent vegetative states who ultimately recovered. Now comes the story of Lexi Hansen, a BYU student who suffered critical head injuries last week after being hit by a car. Hansen, 18, was alert and breathing on her own Tuesday, though she was still listed in critical but stable condition. She even tried to get out of her hospital bed. While she has a long road to recovery ahead, her family believes they have witnessed a miracle. lexihansen“When they brought her in, the...
  • Gimme Shelter movie inspires with real life story of survival

    01/30/2014 12:08:57 PM PST · by usalady · 4 replies
    Examiner ^ | Jan. 30, 2014 | Martha
    Gimme Shelter has been described by reviewers as a movie that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. However it is more than just than the story of a young woman’s dehumanizing experiences. It provides insight into a journey that began with hopelessness and desperation and because of the caring and support of others who guided her choice of a better life.
  • Parents send American teenage girl to live in Novosibirsk as punishment

    10/27/2013 6:36:14 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 50 replies ^ | October 24, 2013
    An immigrant living in America sent her daughter home to Novosbirsk in 2011 because she allegedly misbehaved. She tried to commit suicide in Siberia, according to reports from American television company WUSA 9 and publication USA Today that’s correspondent examined. 17-year-old Sofia Roberts was born in Russia, but left to live in America when she was two years old with mother Natalia. According to the broadcaster, in 2011 the mother sent her daughter, then 15, from the town of Chantilly, Virginia to Novosibirsk to meet her biological father. But after Sofia arrived in Russia, her mother changed her plans...
  • 17-Year-Old Arrested For Murder Of Man Captured On Surveillance Tape

    09/14/2013 7:14:06 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 46 replies
    CBS Local Miami ^ | September 13, 2013 6:15 PM | Peter D’Oench
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An Opa-Locka teenager is being held without bond after a court hearing and after Miami-Dade Police arrested him for shooting and killing a 71-year-old man.
  • Teenager astounds scientists by building a DNA testing machine in his bedroom - and he did it to

    04/05/2013 3:51:52 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/5/13 | Emma Innes
    Teenager astounds scientists by building a DNA testing machine in his bedroom - and he did it to discover why his brother is ginger Fred Turner, 17, from Yorkshire built a DNA testing machine in his bedroomBuilt the polymerase chain reaction machine from items he found at homeWanted to see if his brother had the mutated gene that causes ginger hairExperiment was a success and proved why his brother is ginger and he isn'tFred was named the UK's Young Engineer of the Year for his design A teenager has astounded scientists by building a DNA testing machine in his bedroom...
  • How could cannabis alter the teenage brain?

    08/28/2012 6:23:47 AM PDT · by muawiyah · 48 replies
    BBC news health ^ | august 28, 2012 | james gallagher
    "When a teenager smokes cannabis are they permanently damaging their brain and dulling their intellect for a lifetime? The dangers of smoking cannabis, and the potential health benefits, have been a source of controversy for many years. The latest study on the drug suggested heavy and prolonged cannabis smoking as a teenager resulted in a permanently lower IQ. You can read Dominic Hughes's report on the findings here. But how could cannabis have this effect on the brain and why might teenagers be particularly susceptible?"
  • Muslim Teenager 'shouts Allahu Akbar' as he tries to grab Olympic flame

    07/20/2012 1:56:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/20/12 | Oscars2013
    A 17-year-old shouted 'Allahu Akbar' - Arabic for 'God is Great' - as he unsuccessfully tried to grab the Olympic torch during a stretch of the flame's route through Maidstone towards Redhill. Broadcast live on the BBC, the youth lunged from the crowd to try to take the torch from the hands of its bearer Anna Skora, but was swiftly bundled away by police officers.
  • Humbled by a Teenager

    12/03/2011 4:14:00 PM PST · by hawkins · 2 replies · 1+ views
    That Christian Website ^ | 12/03/2011 | Travis Main
    Life sure can be funny.  You have ups, you have downs, and you have to be certain not to get hung up anywhere along the way.  I have been blessed over the years to teach, preach, and write for a variety of venues.  Whether it has been large or small congregations; classrooms with little kids, teens, or adults; a prison facility; outdoors in a park; VBS gatherings; camps; senior centers; online forums and websites, or in someone’s home, the gospel has been spread in earnest.   Sometimes folks grab on to the gospel with complete gusto!  Most times they can...
  • Woman, 18, allegedly entered East Bethel house via dog door; told police she needed money for porn

    10/06/2011 12:08:37 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 70 replies
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | October 5, 2011 | Sarah Horner
    An East Bethel teenager is accused of squeezing through a neighbor's doggy door to help feed a pornography addiction. The neighbor allegedly caught the 18-year-old on surveillance footage after noticing several items missing from his East Bethel house, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County District Court. Darin Paul Pake, 44, told investigators the footage showed Amanda Rose Owens - his children's former baby sitter - sliding into his house through his doggy door at 7:50 a.m. Monday. She is then seen rummaging through Pake's things and grabbing a Red Bull out of his refrigerator before leaving at...
  • Australia bomb hoax 'was extortion attempt'

    08/04/2011 5:34:16 AM PDT · by Freeport · 6 replies
    BBC ^ | 4 August 2011 | N/A
    Australian police say an elaborate hoax in which a fake bomb was attached to a teenager was an attempt at extortion. Madeleine Pulver, 18, was at home in Sydney when an intruder apparently entered and placed a suspected explosive device round her neck. Police took 10 hours to remove the device, evacuating nearby streets in the wealthy suburb of Mosman. They said the intruder left behind a note attached to the device that confirmed the motive was extortion. The offender had had previous contact with Ms Pulver and was wearing some sort of disguise, they said. No prime suspect New...
  • Teenage 'cyber terrorist' arrested after attack on CIA

    06/21/2011 10:01:13 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3:53 AM on 22nd June 2011 | By Rebecca Camber, Colin Fernandez and Lucy Collins
    A British teenager is suspected of masterminding computer hacking attacks on the CIA, the U.S. Senate and Sony from his bedroom. Ryan Cleary, 19, was arrested at his family’s home in Essex in a dramatic swoop following a joint inquiry by Scotland Yard and the FBI. He was held hours after the UK’s serious crime unit came under online siege from the hacking group known as LulzSec. The group recently declared on Twitter its intention to break into government websites and banks and leak confidential documents.
  • Prince Andrew risks losing ambassador job as girl in underage sex case reveals meeting him

    02/28/2011 7:10:20 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 51 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 11:11 AM on 28th February 2011 | By Tom Leonard
    Serious doubts are being cast on Prince Andrew’s suitability to represent Britain following revelations that he spent time with a girl of 17 while she was being sexually exploited by one of his billionaire friends. The Duke of York, 51, was pictured with his arm around the bare midriff of Virginia Roberts, a vulnerable teenager hired to work as an ‘erotic masseuse’ and perform sexual favours for American businessman Jeffrey Epstein and his friends. Later, she claims, Epstein’s friend Ghislaine Maxwell told her: ‘You did well. He had fun.’
  • 'Becoming a grandmother at 29 is my worst nightmare' says mum

    02/27/2011 1:36:00 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5:40 PM on 27th February 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    "'Becoming a grandmother at 29 is my worst nightmare' says mum after discovering her 14-year-old daughter is pregnant" A woman who is set to become Britain's youngest grandmother at 29 said it was 'her worst nightmare' when she discovered her 14-year-old daughter was pregnant. Kelly John said she always hoped Tia would not repeat her mistake and become pregnant at 14. But after getting over the shock, the grandmother-to-be has vowed to do 'everything' to bring up the new baby.
  • Marine, wife attacked by teens after showing of "Little Fockers"

    12/28/2010 1:08:19 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 250 replies · 31+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 28, 2010 | AP
    MANATEE, Fla. (AP) — A group of unruly teenagers attacked a 27-year-old Marine and his wife who had asked them to be quiet during a Christmas night showing of "Little Fockers." The attack happened as the couple left the theater near Bradenton Saturday night. Authorities say the fight attracted about 300 bystanders. Federico Freire, home on leave from Afghanistan, says they left the theater shortly after the teens were asked to leave. The couple was kicked and punched in the parking lot before a gun-brandishing witness told the crowd to step back just before deputies arrived.
  • Somali-Born Teenager Held in Oregon Bomb Sting

    11/27/2010 8:11:54 AM PST · by Baynative · 131 replies · 3+ views
    A/P- NYT ^ | 11/27/10 | A/P file
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents in a sting operation arrested a Somali-born teenager just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, authorities said. The bomb was an elaborate fake supplied by the agents and the public was never in danger, authorities said. Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. Friday just after he dialed a cell phone that he thought would set off the blast but instead brought federal agents and police swooping down on him. Yelling "Allahu Akbar!" — Arabic for...
  • Shocking online video of girl throwing live puppies into river sparks anger, death threats

    08/31/2010 3:21:01 PM PDT · by jerry557 · 21 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 08/31/10 | Michael Sheridan
    Even Cruella De Vil would be disgusted. A young woman has become the focus of death threats and hate messages after video of her throwing live puppies into a river was recently posted online. Her identity is unknown, but some have suggested she may be from Bosnia. The disturbing video shows the young, blonde woman smiling as she picks several puppies out of a dirty bucket and viciously tosses them into a rapidly flowing river. At one point, as the woman lobs a black-and-white pup into the water, she can clearly be heard saying, "whee." Online "investigators" have posted links...
  • Teenager Does Self-Abortion With Pencil, Boyfriend Buries Baby's Body

    06/07/2010 3:37:24 PM PDT · by julieee · 105 replies · 199+ views ^ | June 7, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Teenager Does Self-Abortion With Pencil, Boyfriend Buries Baby's Body Lehigh, PA ( -- A 13-year-old Pennsylvania girl reportedly conducted a self-abortion using a lead pencil after her much-old boyfriend subjected her to statutory rape. The 30-year-old boyfriend, officials say, then buried the body of the dead unborn child after the abortion was completed.
  • 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...
  • Woman Charged in Hempstead Van-Lawn Death: 'She Was Old'

    04/22/2010 6:03:32 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 22 replies · 1,398+ views ^ | April 22, 2010
    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP/1010 WINS) -- The 18-year-old woman charged with vehicular manslaughter in the death of Hempstead woman told her side of the story Wednesday, and some of her comments are shocking. Police say Kayla Gerdes was high on painkillers when she drove a van onto the front lawn and into a house in Hempstead, killing homeowner Rebecca Twine-Wright, 69, who was mowing her lawn. Before her arraignment at Nassau County District Court on Wednesday, a very emotional Gerdes told reporters "I didn't mean to do it. The car went out of control -- I was pressing the was...
  • 'It's dangerous to talk about our opinions': a teenage life in North Korea(porn,drug,abortion)

    03/22/2010 6:57:41 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies · 813+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 03/20/10 | Jane Macartney
    March 20, 2010 'It's dangerous to talk about our opinions': a teenage life in North Korea Jane Macartney: Behind the story /snip She fled less than a month ago. With a classmate, the 16-year-old girl trudged for three hours to a desolate forest region and slid over the frozen Yalu River into China. She did not tell her parents. “They would have tried to stop me.” /snip Titanic is said to be the bootleg DVD of the moment but Song Hee watched pornographic films — apparently the only ones available in her area. “There’s no ideology or politics and no...
  • After Long Decline, Teenage Pregnancy Rate Rises

    01/26/2010 6:42:59 PM PST · by UAConservative · 8 replies · 323+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 26, 2010 | Tamar Lewin
    After more than a decade of declining teenage pregnancy, the pregnancy rate among girls ages 15 to 19 increased 3 percent from 2005 to 2006 — a turnaround likely to intensify the debate over federal financing for abstinence-only sex education. The teenage abortion rate also crept up for the first time in more than a decade, rising 1 percent from 2005 to 2006, according to an analysis by the Guttmacher Institute, a nonpartisan nonprofit research group. “It’s very disturbing,” said Sarah Brown, of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. “We had over a decade of progress on...
  • South Knox teen shot, robbery suspected (TN)

    09/23/2009 9:12:47 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies · 657+ views
    WLTV ^ | 19 September, 2009 | NA
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A teenager was shot Friday night in South Knoxville after a homeowner says the he pointed a shotgun at him. It happened at 837 Lester Road around 11:00 pm. Jonathan Stevens, 20, and his wife Kara, 29, told deputies they heard their pit bulls barking outside. So, Jonathan took a pistol and flashlight to investigate. The couple says they spotted a 15-year-old boy they knew pointing a shot gun at them. Stevens fired his pistol twice, hitting the boy in the torso. He reportedly then returned fire. The Stevens ran inside and called 911. When investigators...
  • New Taliban chief threatens US

    08/27/2009 3:49:50 PM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 1,199+ views
    LONG WAR ^ | August 26, 2009 6:28 PM | Bill Roggio
    The new leader of the Paistani Taliban threatened to strike back at the US for killing Baitullah Mehsud in a Predator attack earlier last month. "We will take revenge and soon," Hakeemullah Mehsud, who was chosen to lead the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan last weekend, told AFP. "We will give our reply to this drone attack to America." The Taliban claimed Baitullah died on Aug. 23 of wounds suffered during the Aug. 5 airstrike that also killed his second wife and seven of his bodyguards. Hakeemullah and Baitullah were cousins; Baitullah helped Hakeemullah quickly rise through the ranks...
  • N.C. Program Pays Teens to Avoid Pregnancy (Program Successfully Prevents Teen Pregnancy)

    07/17/2009 1:35:12 PM PDT · by GOPGuide · 15 replies · 1,448+ views
    ABC News ^ | July 16, 2009 | Ashley Wilkinson
    A program operating on the University of North Carolina at Greensboro campus pays young girls not to get pregnant. Participants in the College Bound Sisters program earn $7 a week to stay baby-free. For 90 minutes a week, the girls learn about abstinence and the use of contraceptives while exploring the benefits of staying in school. The money earned is deposited into a fund and may be retrieved once the girl has enrolled in college. The program, funded by a grant from the state's Department of Health and Human Services, costs about $75,000 a year to operate. A total of...
  • From Homeroom to Eternity

    07/08/2009 12:11:14 PM PDT · by bs9021 · 6 replies · 349+ views
    Campus Report ^ | July 8, 2009 | Malcolm A. Kline
    From Homeroom to Eternity by: Malcolm A. Kline, July 08, 2009 A new study by a trio of professors from the University of Minnesota found that 15 percent of teens surveyed expected to die young. Given what schools are teaching, that may not be too surprising. Iris Wagman Borowsky, Marjorie Ireland and Michael D. Resnick looked at data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health from 1995, 1996 and 2001-2002. They found that “At time 1, 14.7 % of 20,594 respondents reported at least a 50/50 chance that they would not live to age 35.” “In adjusted models, illicit...
  • Texas strip club sues 14-year-old exotic dancer

    06/21/2009 10:53:39 AM PDT · by shadeaud · 25 replies · 2,513+ views ^ | 06/21/09 | Associated Press
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A strip club in Texas that hired a 14-year-old as an exotic dancer says it was swindled and is suing the seventh-grader and her parents. The girl allegedly exposed her breasts while working at Cheetah Club in Corpus Christi, a violation of state law. Alan Yaffe, the club's attorney, said the club didn't know the girl was a minor and disputed the alleged sequence of events that led the teenager to work there in the first place. "She came (into the club) with 6-inch stiletto heels and a miniskirt and looked just like a model from...
  • Teenagers are better than Congress because. . .

    06/18/2009 6:56:46 AM PDT · by AD from SpringBay · 10 replies · 665+ views
    The Peoria Journal Star ^ | 6/12/2009 | Andy Decker
    Teenagers are better than Congress because. . . 1. Teens can be forced to take care of their own dirty laundry. 2. When caught in a lie, teens will admit it. 3. No one forces us to give teens more money to waste. 4. Most teens are smart enough to read something before they sign it. 5. Teens do not cuss as much when they think nobody else is listening. 6. It's easier to find out who teens are talking to on their cell phones. 7. When we get tired of hearing it, teens can be sent to their rooms....
  • The teenager who asked tattooist for THREE stars on her face and ended up with FIFTY-SIX

    06/16/2009 1:28:12 PM PDT · by Dooderbutt · 96 replies · 4,646+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 06/16/2009 | Mail Foreign Service
    A teenage girl is suing a tattoo artist for £10,000 after she allegedly asked him for three stars on her face - but ended up with 56. Eighteen-year-old Kimberley Vlaminck paid £55 for 'the graffiti that has ruined my life' in her Belgian home town of Courtrai.
  • Teenager dies after being tased by Martinsville Police

    01/15/2009 7:31:58 AM PST · by Darnright · 169 replies · 2,808+ views ^ | 1/9/09 | CANDICE NELSON
    Video at link State Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old after Martinsville (VA) Police used a stun device on a teenager Thursday night. It happened at 307 Rives Road. When 10 On Your side came to the apartment on Friday afternoon, the door was already open, but nobody was inside. What appears empty now, was swarming with police and investigators Thursday night. Justin Gregory, 15, says his friend, 17-year-old Derick, died after a Martinsville officer used a taser on him. Gregory told us Derick and Derick’s mother had only lived in the home for about a week; however,...
  • 'How far can you bounce?': The extraordinary taunts of sick ghouls who jeered as a teenager leapt ..

    10/01/2008 6:22:36 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies · 1,603+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/1/08 | Andy Dolan
    A jeering crowd taunted a suicidal teenager as he threatened to jump from the top of a city-centre car park. In a shocking indictment of modern Britain, youths who gathered in the street below yelled at 17-year-old Shaun Dykes to kill himself over the course of three hours. One allegedly shouted: 'How far can you bounce?' The A-level student eventually plunged 60ft to his death after police negotiators tried in vain to talk him down. In a final sickening act, some of those responsible for the abuse outside the Westfield shopping centre in Derby rushed from behind the police cordon...
  • Doing What I Could

    07/08/2008 3:53:39 AM PDT · by johnstown · 1 replies · 69+ views
    jgrantswankjr ^ | July 8, 2008 | Grant Swank
    Michael was such a handsome fellow. I think he had the broadest, most sincere smile I have ever seen. I remember my teen friend working out at the “Y”. He was lifting weights. His T shirt was off. He looked down at his slender teen arms and complained, “They’re so skinny. I’ve got to get some muscle.” What he did not realize is that the arms were not skinny; they were trim, perfect. I thought, “Beauty is wasted on the young, for sure.” At school I helped him with his English — how to construct a paragraph that made sense....
  • British Teenager Becomes 14th Woman to Die From Abortion Drug

    06/12/2008 1:02:14 PM PDT · by julieee · 15 replies · 137+ views ^ | June 12, 2008 | Steven Ertelt
    by Steven Ertelt Bristol, England ( -- A new report indicates a teenager died just one week after having a legal abortion -- providing more evidence that legal abortions are not safe for women. Manon Jones, an 18-year-old student from Caernarfon, Gwynedd experienced heavy bleeding after the abortion and eventually died. After the abortion, Jones felt light-headed over subsequent days and began experiencing abnormal bleeding. She then became what is believed to be the fourteenth woman to have died after using the dangerous abortion drug
  • 14-Year-Old Fatally Shoots 13-Year-Old Friend Who Stabbed Him

    05/30/2008 5:01:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 83 replies · 601+ views ^ | 28 May, 2008 | unknown
    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Police say a 14-year-old boy who was stabbed about 20 times by a 13-year-old friend in his south Fort Worth home shot and killed the assailant on Wednesday. Investigators said the 14-year-old told police Danny Allen, 13, was visiting his house on Buffalo Springs Drive near Interstate 35 when an argument ensued and Allen began stabbing him at about 5:30 p.m. According to police, the two teenagers struggled before the 14-year-old grabbed his father's handgun and shot Allen several times. Neighbor Charles McDonald found the 14-year-old outside his house covered in blood. "Blake come running out...
  • Man Accused of Raping Teenager[Illegal Alien][Texas]

    04/21/2008 10:23:17 AM PDT · by BGHater · 14 replies · 81+ views
    WOAI ^ | 21 Apr 2008 | Kristina De Leon
    A man is in the Bexar County Jail, accused of sexually assaulting a child. That child gave birth over the weekend and she says her infant son belongs to him. Police say 44-year-old Juan Manuel Cepeda was arrested Sunday night, after a 15-year-old girl came forward with the claims. Cepeda's arrest affidavit claims the rape happened in August last year. The teenager told police it was the only sexual contact she has ever had. The affidavit also shows the girl gave birth at Santa Rosa Children's Hospital on Sunday. The teen says Cepeda was a family friend who she knew...
  • Girls Record Brutal Attack On Teen To Allegedly Post On YouTube

    04/07/2008 6:09:26 PM PDT · by Ptarmigan · 80 replies · 628+ views
    WFTV ^ | April 7, 2008
    POLK COUNTY, Fla. -- Video was released late Monday afternoon showing a brutal beating at the hands of a gang of teenage girls. Their motivation for the attack was apparently so they could post the video on YouTube. The victim reported the attack after she was beaten so badly she had to be treated at the hospital. That's when the sheriff's office started looking into it and learned about the video. The sheriff calls it shocking, saying he's never seen anything like it. It was a vicious attack all captured on home video inside a Polk County home.
  • Teen Millionaire

    03/15/2008 10:13:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies · 3,266+ views
    Yahoo! News People of the Web ^ | October 30, 2007 | Kevin Sites
    Ashley Qualls doesn't sound like a typical high school student. Maybe that's because the 17-year-old is the CEO of a million-dollar business. Ashley is the head of, a website she started when she was just 14 — with eight dollars borrowed from her mother. Now, just three years later, the website grosses more than $1 million a year, providing Ashley and her working class family a sense of security they had never really known. It all started with capitalism 101, the law of supply and demand. Ashley became interested in graphic design just as the online social networking craze...
  • South African teens get lippy over smooch ban - kissathons planned

    01/05/2008 10:57:27 PM PST · by Atlantic Bridge · 14 replies · 190+ views
    monsters and critics ^ | Jan 5, 2008 | ???
    Johannesburg - Thousands of South African teenagers were due to take part in 'kissathons' across the country Saturday in protest over a new law that bans all consensual sexual activity among under- 16s, including kissing and canoodling. The social networking site Facebook has become a rallying point for teens angered by the new Sexual Offences Act, which makes it illegal for teens to kiss, touch or rub up against each other, the Star newspaper reported.
  • Scientists discover 'teenager galaxies'

    11/28/2007 7:12:49 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 32+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/28/07 | Raphael G. Satter - ap
    LONDON - Young galaxies, so faint that scientists struggled to prove they were there at all, have been discovered by aiming two of the world's most powerful telescopes at a single patch of sky for nearly 100 hours. An international group of researchers has identified 27 pre-galactic fragments, dubbed "teenager galaxies," which they hope will help astronomers understand how our own Milky Way reached adulthood. Cambridge University scientist Martin Haehnelt said his team used the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope and the Gemini Telescope in Chile to monitor a section of the universe for 92 hours — the equivalent...