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People’s Pharmacy: Asthma drug left teenager depressed

Reports of a link between montelukast (Singulair) and depression have been surfacing for more than a decade. In 2008, the Food and Drug Administration issued a preliminary warning that this …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

14-year-old charged with Barnard College student death

Authorities say a 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a Manhattan park in December.

U.S. teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul & mint flavor

New research shows U.S. who vape prefer Juul, and mint is the top flavor for many. That suggests a shift after Juul’s sweeter flavors were removed from retail stores. The …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

Spokane autism community responds to comments about teen climate activist

Fox News pundit Michael Knowles characterized teen climate activist Greta Thunberg as a “mentally ill Swedish child who is being exploited by her parents and by the international left.” But …

Crews to rappel down waterfall in search for missing teen

Search crews are looking for a north-central Idaho teen who has been missing since he fell down a waterfall at a popular hiking spot on Sunday.

Teen is legally blind after 7-year diet of french fries, white bread and ham slices, doctors say

An extreme case of “fussy eating” caused blindness in a teenager from the United Kingdom, according to a new report published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Pullman teen lit trailer home on fire, killed dog and cat, police say

Pullman police arrested a teenager suspected of lighting a trailer home on fire last week, killing a dog and cat.

UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019

FBI rejects teen’s claim to be long-missing boy – Timmothy Pitzen of Aurora, Illinois

The FBI said Thursday DNA tests disproved the claim of a teenager found wandering the streets of a Kentucky town that he was an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years …

Sheriff’s office: Teen shot by deputy during altercation

A 16-year-old boy was shot by a Bannock County sheriff’s deputy after running from a traffic stop here on Friday night, authorities said.

Teen being tried as an adult in Yakima fatal shooting

A 17-year-old boy accused in a fatal shooting near a Yakima middle school is being tried as an adult.

After prison release, Palestinian teen considers law study

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, who became an international symbol of resistance to Israeli occupation after slapping two soldiers, walked out of an Israeli prison Sunday and told throngs of journalists …

16-year-old charged with murder as community mourns Kent police officer

Emiliano Garcia, 16, was charged as an adult with second-degree felony murder, accused of causing the death of Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno, 35, by leading police on a dangerous, …

UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018

Officer charged with homicide in fatal shooting of teen

A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager who was hit in the back while fleeing a traffic stop, a death …

Teen with cerebral palsy stuns mom by walking at graduation

An Ohio teenager who has cerebral palsy and was never expected to be able to walk has shocked her family by doing just that at her high school graduation.

Teen, fatally shot in Seattle park, hoped to become a Marine

The 17-year-old Franklin High School senior, who dreamed of a career in the Marine Corps, went ghost hunting at a local park with friends Friday night, police say. They ran …

High court rules in dispute over immigrant teen’s abortion

The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case about a pregnant immigrant teen who obtained an abortion with the help of the ACLU, siding with the Trump administration and wiping …

Boise boy arrested after high-speed chase in Eastern Oregon

Oregon State Police say troopers arrested a machete-wielding teenager after a car chase in which speeds hit triple digits before a fiery crash.

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018

Teen sentenced for shooting near Graham-Kapowsin High School

A teenager who

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018

Body of drowned teen recovered from Banks Lake

The body of a 17-year-old Lynnwood boy was recovered Saturday from the waters of Banks Lake after he went missing late Friday evening near Steamboat Rock State Park. The Grant …

Burlington teen pleads guilty to murder

Cristian Alexander Quijas, 16, pleaded guilty as an adult Thursday to second-degree murder.

UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018

Records: Teen suspect said he ‘drove at’ Maryland officer

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought, authorities said Tuesday.

Admiring teen’s courage, Dwayne Johnson declines prom invite

An eastern Minnesota teen who asked her celebrity crush Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to prom got a huge surprise when he actually responded.

UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018

‘Miraculous’: Teen survives 12 hours in Los Angeles sewage

A 13-year-old boy who fell into a drainage pipe during a family Easter outing at a Los Angeles park was found alive early Monday following a frantic, 12-hour search of …

Teen girl home, man in custody after both located in Mexico

A Pennsylvania teenager who was missing for almost two weeks along with the 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school without her parents’ permission was returned home and …

In 2004, he walked into school with a shotgun. Today – from prison – he weighs in on Parkland.

More than a decade later, the shooter not only credits Sawchuk with saving his classmates but also his own life. Last week, prompted by a column in his hometown paper …

Israel rounds up 10 linked to Palestinian teen protest icon

Relatives of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teen-turned-protest icon, say troops arrested 10 people from her West Bank village on Monday, including a 15-year-old cousin with a serious head injury.

Teen boy pleads guilty in kicking death of Marysville teen

A 15-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of another teen in an apparent fight over a girl in Marysville.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018

This teen was critically injured in the Amtrak derailment. Here’s what’s next for him.

Sixteen-year-old Timmy Brodigan, who was critically injured in the Dec. 18 Amtrak derailment near DuPont, was flown to Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado, on Thursday morning, according to KOMO News.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018

Teen charged in Idaho shooting death pleads guilty

An Eastern Washington teen has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of man during a camping trip in North Idaho.

4th immigrant teen in custody says U.S. preventing abortion

A fourth pregnant immigrant teenager in federal custody is telling a judge that the Trump administration is preventing her from having an abortion.