Stories tagged: teenagers
Thu., May 3, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Girl power: All-female teams compete at robotics event
The Ontario-based Build a Dream Amazon Warriors were among the thousands of young people from nearly four-dozen countries competing recently for the biggest prize at the FIRST Championship in Detroit. …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Self-harm rises sharply among tween and young teen girls, study shows
Among rising self-harm rates for all women, the 10-14 range saw a much larger increase.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Tech company pledges bitcoin donation to build youth home
A tech company in Eugene has pledged to donate $2 million to construct a facility for homeless teenagers in western Oregon, but the gift will be made in bitcoin.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Bail set for Idaho men accused of shooting at 13-year-olds
An Idaho judge set bail for the two men accused of shooting at two 13-year-olds, striking one on the leg.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 7 p.m.
Teaching teens about dating abuse
Jenny Moeller, founder of the Spokane group Create Your Statement, has built curriculum around teaching teenagers to recognize danger signs and empower them to avoid unhealthy relationships.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 6:19 a.m.
No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says
Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, patrol Los Angeles
Three teenagers in a program for those may want to become officers stole three Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and went on patrol around the city before leading authorities on …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Teenagers arrested after SWAT standoff in Spokane Valley; sawed-off shotgun seized as evidence
A pair of teenage boys was arrested after a standoff with SWAT deputies that lasted more than three hours early Tuesday in Spokane Valley. The boys, ages 16 and 17, …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Most teens have taken a social media break, poll finds
The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24/7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have actually taken a break from social media – the bulk …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Black teens most active on social media apps, poll finds
Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones – which could explain why they’re the biggest …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Teens are wired but not as wasted
Teens have been riding a 10-year trend of reduced experimentation with drugs and alcohol. That’s the same decade that put smartphones and social media accounts into the hands of most …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics, poll shows
In the days after President Donald Trump’s election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. It was an unusual show …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016
House Call: Variety of treatments can help teens deal with anxiety
The teenage years are exciting both for teens and their parents as teens are dealing with changing bodies, surging hormones, testing boundaries, and trying new experiences. Part of the job …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 5 p.m.
House Call: Enough sleep crucial for busy teenagers
School has started and you may have noticed some changes in your teenager. He or she may be finding it difficult to concentrate and get up in the morning, be …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 2 p.m.
That’s Life: The big ask can be a lot of pressure, and a lot of fun
The crowd parts like biblical waters, creating a human aisle in the cafeteria, now echoing with a crescendo of clapping. At the end, a boy waits with flowers, a sign …
Mon., July 25, 2016, 6:51 a.m.
Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, officials said Monday. It was …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
Canadian teens detained for Pokemon Go border crossing
U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game “Pokemon Go.”
Tue., April 19, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens
Government health regulators will team up with minor league baseball teams as part of a new campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
17-year-olds in Ohio can vote in presidential primary, judge rules
A judge on Friday granted a request to let 17-year-olds vote in the swing state’s presidential primary just days before the election.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
School districts offering condoms to middle schoolers
Available in a vast array of eye-catching colors and even candylike flavors, condoms are increasingly being distributed to teenagers to drive home a message about safe sex. But the question …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Two girls killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school
Police say two teens have been shot at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, but there is no more danger to the rest of the campus.
Tue., Oct. 22, 2013, 7:43 a.m.
Study: Flavored small cigars are popular with kids
ATLANTA — Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2013, 1:42 p.m.
Teens arrested after police say they beat, threatened to eat woman
Two teenage boys were arrested early Tuesday morning after an alleged drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one of the boys’ mothers with a sword and planned to eat …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2013, 11:20 a.m.
Spokane Police searching for two runaway teens
Ferris High School students Carolyn Toner, 17, and Adin Haines, 15, have been missing since Sept. 4. Spokane Police say they left a note indicating they were planning to run …
Wed., Feb. 27, 2013, 9:05 a.m.
Idaho teen accused of shooting BB gun at man
SANDPOINT — A Sandpoint teen has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault after police say he shot an Airsoft pellet gun at a Sandpoint city worker.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2013
Watching for teen dating abuse
Ah, Valentine’s Day! A day dedicated to love, romance and chocolates surely brightens up the middle of winter. Unfortunately, for 3 out of every 10 teens, a more relevant thing …
Thu., July 12, 2012, 10:02 a.m.
Driver flees scene in single-car rollover
The driver fled the scene Wednesday night in a single-car accident south of Kettle Falls in which two teenaged boys were injured.
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010
Front Porch: Mom, guitar gently weep as teens LOL
More than 20 years ago, for reasons now unclear, I decided to have a baby. Derek and I had been married three years, and I guess it seemed natural to …
Tue., June 16, 2009
Hypertension and kids
Va’Sean Duvall is a skinny 17-year-old who stays busy with an after-school job, choir rehearsals and school drama productions. On the surface, he doesn’t fit the mold of someone – …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2007
Teenagers delay getting jobs
Kathy Belisle wants her 16-year-old and 17-year-old to develop a work ethic and earn their own spending money. But when she looked at the activities penciled into the family’s calendar, …