Stories tagged: teenagers
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:52 a.m.
East Valley graduate found support in Washington Drug Free Youth, but programs encouraging kids to be drug-free are struggling
Christine Dugger, a recent East Valley High School graduate, wanted to break the cycle of addiction in her family, and help her peers in the process. One of the programs …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Minors convicted of sending or receiving nude photos would no longer have to register as sex offenders under a bill that passed the Legislature this week.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and …
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
Though education surveys show vaping use is down among Idaho high school students, health officials are concerned about vaping’s rising popularity among teens nationwide.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Teenagers throwing eggs at cars led to a deadly car accident in Houston.
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
With almost every American teenager now reporting they have access to a smartphone, concerns have risen from researchers, parents and schools that the physical effects of compulsive device use could …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
He or she has probably learned about the mechanics of sex in a health class in school, but as we all know, there is so much more surrounding sex and …
Tue., July 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Renton police say the 16-year-old driver of a red pickup hit speeds of up to 95 mph while fleeing Kent police early Sunday in a pursuit that turned deadly when …
Thu., May 31, 2018, 11:53 a.m.
The Black Knights, a team of 12, 13 and 14-year-old youth football players, were driving on U.S. Route 95 south of Jordan Valley in Oregon. A car rolled over in …
Thu., May 3, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.