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October 8, 2017
File photo of Megan Lavery, 17, driving. Many states are increasingly legislating away teenagers rights behind the wheel, passing laws that restrict when, where and with whom teenagers can drive. (Jessica Kourkounis/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Teen drivers: How to ensure their safety - and insure yourself
October 8, 2017 - 11:02am
September 19, 2017
File photo. Teens play a basketball game at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, June 14, 2016. Alex Wroblewski / The New York Times
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
September 19, 2017 - 2:10pm
August 22, 2017
In 2015, five girls out of every 100,000 between the ages of 15 and 19 committed suicide in the United States, according to newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Antonio Guillem/Dreamstime/TNS)
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
August 22, 2017 - 11:32am
April 20, 2017
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Sleep doctors call for later school start times
April 20, 2017 - 10:32am
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Researchers say parents may want to limit teens' driving on weekends. The vast majority of young people who die in alcohol-related crashes are killed on Friday and Saturday evenings. Even if youth themselves are not drinking and driving, they are more likely to be killed by adults who have been drinking and driving on weekend evenings.
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
February 20, 2017 - 8:33am
December 5, 2016
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To explore the effect of alcohol use on developing teenage brains, researchers studied 62 young adults. Heavy drinkers in the group had smaller volumes of gray matter, an important brain structure that aids in memory, decisions, and self-control.
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
December 5, 2016 - 9:00pm
November 17, 2016
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Depression becoming more common among U.S. teens
November 17, 2016 - 4:14pm
October 21, 2016
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Most American teenagers don’t get enough exercise. Exercise habits may be easier to solidify if parents start long before kids reach high school.
Poor exercise habits may follow teens into adulthood
October 21, 2016 - 1:16pm
Paynesville driver pleads guilty to charges in fatal crash
June 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
May 17, 2016
Two suspects appear in court for theft of pickup, 108 mph chase
May 17, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 13, 2016
Minnesota teens charged with vandalizing dog Hudson, Wisconsin, dog track
May 13, 2016 - 5:30am
Fernando Zuniga
Teen accused of robbing convenience store makes plea bargain
April 13, 2016 - 8:56pm
November 18, 2015
Gianna Rucki, left, and Samantha Rucki are shown in a Forum News Service file photo.
Teens missing for more than two years found on Minnesota horse farm
November 18, 2015 - 11:55pm
October 20, 2015
Minnesota teen arrested, another sought in homicide case
October 20, 2015 - 9:25am
October 1, 2014
CeCe Terlouw, director of the Heartland Girls’ Ranch in Benson, pats a horse in this file photo. The ranch will start a new program for female victims of sex trafficking later this month. (Tribune file photo by Carolyn Lange)
A safe place for sexually exploited girls
October 1, 2014 - 12:05am