Category Archives: Teens

Boy kills 7 year old girl to feed game addiction

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A fifteen year old boy from Vietnam has admitted to killing a seven year old girl to fund his video game addiction. The teenager, Mong The Xuong, admitted to luring the seven year old girl, named as Anh Nhu, into woods on the north central coast of Vietnam, and beating her to death with a […]

14-year-old charged with murder by heart attack

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A 14-year-old Oakland boy, accompanied by two teenaged girls entered the Oak Knoll Market, owned by Dong Suk Kang, 57, on Tuesday. The San Francisco chronical reports that the boy had already been banned from the store. On previous occasions he had knocked over display cases, harassed employees and refused to pay for items he […]

1500 People show up to 16th birthday party posted on Facebook

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In Hamburg, Germany a well intentioned teen posted her 16th birthday party as an “event” on Facebook. The girl made the mistake of not making the event private, and was shocked at the response from members of the social network. The teen cancelled her party and scheduled a celebration at an alternate venue after 15,000 […]

Boys eat Denny's pancakes for 24 hours

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Seven boys from Trabuco Hills High School have marked memorial weekend in a very unique way – they’ve consumed pancakes for 24 hours straight. The boys arrived at Denny’s at 9am on Sunday, and ordered the ‘All You Can Eat’ deal for $4. They took a range of items to keep them entertained, including laptops […]

WA court denies father's right to attend murdered son's funeral

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Gabriel Wilson acted emotionally and violently after his 16 year old son was shot and killed while they attended a birthday party in the courtyard of their apartment complex. Wilson apparently witnessed the shooting and watched his son die before him. Wilson was so emotionally distraught and angry, he allegedly sought retaliation and took a […]

14 year old girl wins $40,000 in spelling bee

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A 14 year old girl from Pennsylvania has won $40,000 for winning the 2011 US National Spelling Bee. Sukanya Roy, who has competed in the spelling bee twice before, got through 20 rounds of quick-fire spelling to make it to the final in Maryland. It was here that she spelt her winning word, cymotrichous, correctly to walk […]

Teen sells kidney for iPad 2

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A 17 year old Chinese teenager has reportedly sold his kidney to buy an Ipad 2. The boy, who is only known by the surname Zheng, got the idea from an advertisement he saw online, offering 20,000RMB for a kidney. The boy travelled to Chenzhou to have the procedure carried out at a hospital, who discharged him […]

Teen gangs descend on Boston

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Multiple police agencies have been called out to disperse fighting crowds of teen gang members on Carson Beach in South Boston. Three of the last four nights the teens have descended on the beach causing trouble for other beach goers as well as the Boston State Police.  Police say that the group is made up […]

Someday: A fruity new fragrance by Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber is unveiling a new must-have fragrance for girls dubbed “Someday” that is due to hit the shelves in June. Adorned with silver charms and a heart shaped rose cover, the fragrance is said to have a fruity smell and is signed by Justin. ‘Someday’ will be found in three sizes: 1 oz, 1.7 […]

Mark Zuckerberg: 'Fight' to get kids under 13 on Facebook

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A sincere concern for the welfare of youngsters or a wolf in sheep’s clothing? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg voiced at a recent education innovation summit that he would like kids of all ages to be allowed on social networking sites, but current law prohibits it. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) states that anyone […]

Dad helps daughter recover the smile she lost to a brain tumor

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When 17 year old Caitlin Cowen underwent brain surgery, she lost more than the invading tumor–she also lost the ability to smile. The procedure that removed the tumor deep within her brainstem resulted in damage to the part of her brain that controls the left side of her body and right side of her face. […]

'Nurses Against Zombieism' recruits its players

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The video game Nurses Against Zombieism was released on Wednesday and serves as an attempt to recruit more young people into the profession of nursing. Funded by and created for the University of Calgary’s nursing program in Qatar, the player’s objective is to triage patients while avoiding the infecting bites of the walking dead. Important […]

Shorter school skirts could cost school $700,000

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A local education board has caused controversy by suggesting expensive refurbishments to accommodate rising hemlines at school. The Gangwon local assembly will meet to discuss plans to fit boards in front of desks in an attempt to help students in short skirts sit comfortably. The plan will alter around 50,000 desks, and cost $700,000. BBC […]

Regulation, abuse creates bottle neck for Ritalin, Adderall

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Common drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are in short supply and families are struggling to fill their prescriptions. Although supplies are expected to increase in the coming months, patients in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington are scrambling to find a pharmacy that has their medication.  Some have resorted to rationing what they have or […]

New Blast alcopop criticized for marketing at kids

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Blast, a new malt beverage drink from the makers of Colt 45, is facing a barrage of criticism that its fruity flavors and high alcohol content is indirectly aimed at teens. Coming in flavors like blueberry pomegranate and strawberry watermelon, Blast comes in a 23.5-ounce can and packs a punch with an alcohol content of […]

Teen jumps off Golden Gate Bridge

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We all know the tried-and-true question asked by moms everywhere — “If your friends jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, would you?” For one teen, the answer seems to be, “Yes.” A 17-year-old boy on a field trip to San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge climbed over a railing and jumped into the water more […]

Girl gets porn on Christmas computer

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A 12-year-old girl in Marion, Illinois, is probably wishing her dad had sprung for an actual iPad than a knock-off Coby Kyros after she opened her gift and supposedly discovered it contained some not-so-appropriate apps. According to WSIL-TV, Jay Hardin bought the Kyros tablet computer as a Christmas present for his daughter, and after she […]

Girl embarrassed by revealing yearbook photo

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A 16-year-old caught in an embarrassing photo forever enshrined in the school yearbook is skipping the rest of the school year. Given how relentless teens can be with the teasing, we wouldn’t be surprised if she wound up trying to change schools. The young girl said even though she kept her legs together while wearing […]

Teen with toy gun shot by police

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Fortunately this story has a happy ending. A 15-year-old boy playing “cops and robbers” with a toy gun was shot and wounded by a sheriff’s deputy who mistook it for the real thing, authorities said Monday. The boy, whose identity was not immediately released, was hospitalized in stable condition, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Jeff […]

Teens could get 25 years for torturing cat

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While it might seem like a harsh sentence, it might be preventing a couple of potential future serial killers from going wild. Angelo Monderoy, 18, and Matthew Cooper, 17, allegedly broke into a vacant apartment in Brooklyn, N.Y., on or around Oct. 7, 2008. Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes said the pair held […]

Police: naked teen robbed woman

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Police say a Saginaw teen who escaped naked from a youth home robbed and pushed a woman working in her yard. The 14-year-old boy had been staying at Alpha House II, 3604 W. Lever. The Hart Township facility assesses and treats youths, ages 10 to 17, and specializes in “mental health issues of youths and […]

Teen shot while TP-ing house

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Last month a teen was shot for egging a car, and now another teen has been shot for toilet papering a house. We’re officially coining the new phrase “prank rage”. A toilet paper prank has led to the shooting of a 14-year-old by a southwestern Michigan man who believed strangers were trying to break into […]

Teen leads police on car chase — along with mom

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A 14-year-old Dallas boy is facing charges for driving off with his mom’s car — with her in it — and refusing to let her exit. He then led police on a car chase throughout Dallas and Fort Worth before finally being stopped. That’s a kid with some angst! Police said the teen had threatened […]

Teen texted before fatal car crash

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Authorities are indicating that records show a 16-year-old girl who died in a fatal car crash was texting on her phone moments before impact. Kayla Preuss, of Highland, was driving on the Interstate 10 Freeway in Redlands when she lost control of her car and crashed. She died of head injuries. Authorities say Preuss had […]

Woman tells teens to stop smoking, gets thrown on rail line

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Apparently a couple of teenagers on a rail platform in Britain didn’t take to kindly to a woman chiding them for smoking. The two allegedly proceeded to shove the woman onto the train tracks. The woman, whose identity is not known, suffered burns and a suspected broken collar bone and was taken to the hospital […]