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  • Chicago Cop Caught On Video Telling Teen He's Being Detained "Because You're White"

    12/01/2017 6:55:01 PM PST · by blam · 25 replies
    One News Page ^ | 12-1-2017
    A police detective in Illinois has faced disciplinary action this week, after he was recorded on video telling a teenager he was being detained because he's white.* Footage of the controversial encounter surfaced on Facebook on Monday, and has since gone viral with more than 85,000 views. Dezi Baczek,18, who recorded the video, was among a group of teens who went to the local pawnshop in Lake Villa, a suburb of Chicago, to sell an item so the group could buy her brother a book that he wanted to read. How thoughtful. When the group of millennials exited the shop,...
  • House Bill Teaches Wait Training

    11/07/2017 8:49:49 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Family Research Council ^ | http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=WA17K13&f=WU17K05 | FRC
    The key to healthy high schoolers might be where no one was looking: the bedroom! In last year's report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), officials made it clear that teaching kids to save sex for marriage might just spare them from a long list of other health risks. Students in grades 9-12 who made positive decisions about sex were just as likely (or more!) to avoid other dangerous behaviors.That's great news for parents, who were thrilled with the government's announcement that more kids were postponing intimacy than ever before. For years, moms and dads of both parties have...
  • Should Schools Report Sexually Active High School Students To Law Enforcement?

    11/06/2017 9:04:42 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 31 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 6, 2017 | Jazz Shaw
    One school district in Oregon is taking some unusual steps to combat a problem threatening the safety of students, but it’s difficult to determine precisely what problem they’re trying to solve. The teachers and administrative staff of the Salem-Keizer school district have been informed that if they learn – or even suspect – that any of their students are sexually active with others in their age/peer group they must report them to either law enforcement or “state officials.”
  • Family offering reward after woman is attacked by teens

    11/06/2017 8:44:48 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies
    WSB-TV Atlanta ^ | November 6, 2017 | Chris Jose
    HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - A bullet narrowly missed a woman's heart after police say she fought off a group of teenaged robbers. It happened in Stockbridge. The family told Channel 2's Chris Jose they're offering $10,000 of their own money to find the suspects. On Friday, Van Anh Ho picked up three teenagers who asked for a ride to school. When they told her to park here near a Walmart, police told Jose she got suspicious and jumped out of her SUV. One of the suspects fired a gun. Even though she was wounded, Ho fought back, said her daughter,...
  • NJ Family Visiting Baltimore Haunted By Random Teen Attack At Inner Harbor

    10/31/2017 11:02:23 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 65 replies
    baltimore.cbslocal.com ^ | October 30, 2017 6:38 PM | By Alex DeMetrick
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s the heart of Baltimore’s tourism industry, but the Inner Harbor turned into a nightmare for a visiting family of 10 earlier this month. Out of nowhere, they were swarmed and beaten by a large number of teenagers. While the family that was attacked does not want to be identified, they do want their story to be heard. They told their story to WJZ off-camera. “They swarmed us,” said Stacey. “They hit my husband in the head. They knocked him out… and then it was just complete bedlam.” It happened on the day of the Baltimore Marathon,...
  • NJ Family Visiting Baltimore Haunted By Random Teen Attack At Inner Harbor

    10/31/2017 8:13:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    baltimore.cbslocal.com ^ | 10/30/2017 | Alex DeMetrick
    It’s the heart of Baltimore’s tourism industry, but the Inner Harbor turned into a nightmare for a visiting family of 10 earlier this month. Out of nowhere, they were swarmed and beaten by a large number of teenagers. While the family that was attacked does not want to be identified, they do want their story to be heard. They told their story to WJZ off-camera. “They swarmed us,” said Stacey. “They hit my husband in the head. They knocked him out… and then it was just complete bedlam.” It happened on the day of the Baltimore Marathon, Oct. 21. The...
  • 5 teens face up to life in prison for I-75 rock throwing 'prank' that killed man (Michigan)

    10/24/2017 9:51:29 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 68 replies
    Fox2 Detroit ^ | 10/24/2017 | Erika Erickson
    Five teens accused of dropping rocks from an overpass near Flint, Mich. have been identified and charged, and more details have been released about the so-called "prank" that ended up killing a man. Their so-called game took the life of 32-year-old Kenneth White of Mount Morris, Mich., authorities say. White was riding in a van coming home from work when authorities say a 6 lb. rock came crashing through the windshield, killing him. Authorities say the rock was dropped from an overpass at the hands of those five teenagers. The teens have been charged each with one count of second-degree...
  • Appeals court halts ruling allowing illegal immigrant teen to get abortion

    10/19/2017 1:59:14 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 19, 2017 | Staff
    An appeals court on Thursday halted a decision that would have allowed a pregnant illegal immigrant teen to get an abortion, just hours after a federal judge ordered the government to "promptly" take her to have the procedure. The unidentified 17-year-old girl, who is being held at a Texas facility after she entered the U.S. illegally, is believed to be about 15 weeks pregnant. Texas state law bans most abortions if a woman is more than 20 weeks pregnant and require them to get counseling from a doctor 24 hours before the procedure. Minors are also usually required to obtain...
  • Coach who forced cheerleaders into splits will not be charged with a crime

    10/15/2017 4:52:09 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | October15, 2017 | Jonathan Hunt
    A number of officials at East High School in Denver came under fire in August when a disturbing video circulated showing cheerleaders repeatedly being pushed into splits. An incoming high school freshman screamed in pain and asked the coach, Ozell Williams, to “please stop” in one video. Her morther said she suffered injuries to her leg from the forced exercise. The leaked video caused a public uproar. The school’s principal retired and the athletic director resigned after the video was leaked; Williams was fired. Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg thanked the DA’s office for investigating the case, but...
  • Parents of autistic children speaking out after altercation at Breaux Bridge High

    10/09/2017 5:10:17 PM PDT · by topher · 18 replies
    Klfy.com ^ | 9-Oct-2017 | By Caroline Marcello
    Breaux Bridge student hospitalized Wednesday; her parents speak out Mothers of autistic children are speaking out after we reported on an investigation into an incident involving a student defending her autistic friend at Breaux Bridge High School last week. Reagan Boudreaux was defending her friend Arron when she was allegedly punched in the face by a football player at Breaux Bridge High School. The St. Martin Parish School Board as well as the Sheriff’s Department is actively investigating the case, but have yet to release any official statement.
  • Family Attacked By Teens Who Cut In Line At Six Flags “Fright Fest”

    09/28/2017 2:31:06 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    CBS - CHI Town ^ | 09-28-2017 | Staff
    A family outing at Six Flags Great America’s “Fright Fest” took a horrific turn Saturday night when a group of teenagers brutally beat a 12-year-old boy and his parents as they waited in line at the amusement park in north suburban Gurnee, authorities said. The annual Halloween-themed attraction typically draws “an increased number of knuckleheads who come to stir things up” at the park, but nothing like Saturday’s attack that left a family of three hospitalized, Gurnee Deputy Police Chief of Operations Brian Smith said. “This is rare. This is on a different spectrum,” Smith said. “This family is lucky...
  • 9 Teens Arrested After Attack at Illinois Six Flags Theme Park Leaves Family Hospitalized

    09/27/2017 4:16:50 PM PDT · by Main Street · 80 replies
    KTLA5 ^ | September 27, 2017 | Tribune Media Wire
    Suburban Illinois police are asking for witnesses to speak out after an attack at a Six Flags theme park near Chicago left a family hospitalized. Three family members were attacked by a group of nine people – one adult and eight teens – Saturday night around 9 p.m. during Fright Fest, the Lake County News Sun reported. Gurnee police officials told the newspaper the attack happened “after members of the larger group apparently cut in line and were using foul language when the family exchanged words with them.” Police say the family — a 51-year-old man, a 50-year-old woman and...
  • Dozens screened after beer found at prep football game

    09/09/2017 5:44:43 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 80 replies
    RANDOLPH, N.J. (AP) — A school official says dozens of students were detained and ordered to undergo blood and urine testing after a can of beer was discovered at a New Jersey high school football game. Randolph Superintendent Jennifer Fano said in a letter posted on the district’s website that the can was found Friday night near a student section of the bleachers at Randolph High School. The students were pulled from the stands and their parents were called so they could be screened for alcohol. Students who refused the screening face suspension under school district policy.
  • Teen who sexted with Anthony Weiner speaks out

    09/08/2017 12:00:31 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 8, 2017 | Laura Italiano
    The teenaged girl whose sexting with Anthony Weiner helped shape the 2016 election is speaking out for the first time, telling Inside Edition that she played along with their creepy exchanges — until the disgraced pol included his young son in a bare-chested selfie he sent her. At that point, “I was disgusted,” the teen says in the exclusive interview. “That was part of the reason I came forward.” The teen, whose name is being withheld, says in an exclusive interview that she direct-messaged Weiner back in January 2016, as his wife, Huma Abedin, was at the peak of influence...
  • Johnson, Emanuel bemoan canceled game after fight closed United Center (Chicago)

    08/17/2017 5:37:27 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 28 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 15, 2017 | Fran Spielman
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Tuesday bemoaned the fights that forced the United Center to close, canceling the championship game of a basketball league intended to keep teenagers off the streets in the summer. The pandemonium — some captured on cellphone video — prevented neighborhood teams made up of players from two of Chicago’s top high school basketball teams — Orr Academy and Curie Metropolitan — from squaring off in a title game. As upsetting to Emanuel and Johnson as the ugly scene outside the United Center was the fact that the league itself was supposed...
  • Teen Sent to Internet Addiction Camp Dies Within 48 Hours

    08/16/2017 10:23:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 15, 2017
    A Chinese couple sent their teenage son to an internet addiction treatment camp—and within days, he was dead. As the BBC reports, “boot camps” for internet and gaming addictions have become popular in China, with some being criticized as using harsh military-style discipline on attendees. Some even beat patients or use electroshock therapy. The 18-year-old who died earlier this month in Fuyang had been sent to a camp that promised “psychological counseling and physical training”; according to the Telegraph, the camp said no corporal punishment would be used. Two days after the teen was dropped off by his mother on...
  • Teen suicides now outnumber homicides — and smartphone use could be playing a major role

    08/08/2017 4:38:21 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 26 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 8/7/2017 | Chris Weller
    In 2011, for the first time in more than two decades, suicide began killing more teenagers than homicide. And according to research presented in a recent article in The Atlantic, excerpted from a book written by Jean Twenge, a psychologist at San Diego State University, smartphones and social media may deserve a lot of the blame. "As teens have started spending less time together, they have become less likely to kill one another," Twenge wrote, "and more likely to kill themselves." Over the past decade, psychologists have come to see a picture in which young, developing brains are pitted against...
  • Why Are Lesbian Teens Having Two To Seven Times As Many Babies As Their Heterosexual Peers?

    08/08/2017 3:37:21 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 74 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/07/2017 | Glenn T. Stanton
    The surprising statistic suggests that for many, LGBTQ sexual orientation is not a fixed identity, but rather something that fluctuates. Remarkably, research shows teen who identify as lesbian have significantly higher pregnancy rates than their heterosexual peers. I know what you’re thinking, but it’s true. It’s also true for teen gay males: they are substantially more likely to impregnate their sexual partners than are heterosexual males. The dramatic disparities are explained in these graphs from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Numerous studies across many nations find that sexual-minority youth aged 14 to 19 have pregnancy rates two to seven times greater...
  • Teens in stolen car crash had 126 arrests; murder charges possible (w/video)

    08/08/2017 12:00:31 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 56 replies
    Teens in stolen car crash had 126 arrests; murder charges possible (w/video) ^ | 08 AUG 17 | By Zachary T. Sampson, Lisa Gartner, Laura Morel and Anastasia Dawson, Times Staff Writers
    The last thing Keondrae Brown remembers before he blacked out is lying in shattered glass on Tampa Road, next to the burning wreckage of a stolen car, lucky to be alive after a high-speed crash that killed his brother and two of his friends. Now Keondrae and two other boys in a second stolen car could face murder charges in the deaths of Keontae Brown, 16; Jimmie Goshey, 14; and Dejarae Thomas, 16. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri suggested the more serious charges against the surviving teens at a news conference Monday, a day after the Palm Harbor crash once again highlighted...
  • Minimum Wage Still = Unemployment

    08/04/2017 6:56:41 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 5 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 1, 2017 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Democratic Party economists warehoused in academia between elections have spent decades denying that minimum wage increases cause unemployment. Unfortunately, they do. "At the Great Recession's bottom, African-American teens had an unemployment rate of nearly 50 percent while the rate for all teens was 27.1 percent," a column on the BET website notes. "In the weak post-Recession, many teens compete for jobs against down-sized adults with college degrees." "And economists William Even from Miami University and David Macpherson from Trinity University report that when a state, or the federal government, increases the minimum wage, Black teens are more likely to be...