Teenagers

  • RI Cops Probed For Making Teens Do Pushups As Punishment  [VIDEO]

    RI Cops Probed For Making Teens Do Pushups As Punishment [VIDEO]

    Four police officers in Rhode Island are being investigated for making five boys do pushups on the side of a street as punishment for damaging a mailbox. Acting North Providence Police Chief Paul Martellini says a woman called police Friday to report her mailbox was damaged. Officers then pulled over a car... Continue Reading

  • Getting Your Teen Off The Couch And Into A Job

    Getting Your Teen Off The Couch And Into A Job

    By Brittany Hurban Teens might think their summer break is the perfect time to sleep-in, hit the pool and hang out with friends, but parents probably have a different image of how their kids should fill the time: a summer job. Summer jobs allow teenagers to dip their toes into the working world, earn a... Continue Reading

  • Dismal Summer Prospects For Teens

    Dismal Summer Prospects For Teens

    By Tami Luhby The job market might be getting better ... but not for teens. Their unemployment rate remains above 20 percent for the 40th month in a row, the first time this has happened since the government started keeping records in 1948. Continue Reading

  • Fla. Sex Shop Clerk Reportedly Talks Teen Out Of Armed Robbery

    Fla. Sex Shop Clerk Reportedly Talks Teen Out Of Armed Robbery

    A sex-shop clerk in central Florida is being credited for keeping a cool head during an alleged robbery attempt by a 17-year-old boy that resulted in no one being harmed. The teen allegedly attempted to rob the Cupid's Corner erotic novelty store in DeBary on Wednesday evening, because he was trying to help... Continue Reading

  • U.S. Teens Struggle To Find Elusive Part-Time Jobs

    U.S. Teens Struggle To Find Elusive Part-Time Jobs

    By Stephanie Reitz HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The economic turmoil that has left many Americans without work is having a disproportionate effect on teenage job-seekers, whose quest for entry-level positions often pits them against experienced older workers willing to take any job for a paycheck. U.S. labor... Continue Reading

  • Convenience Store Clerk Steps Outside; Foils Robbers' Plan

    Convenience Store Clerk Steps Outside; Foils Robbers' Plan

    A trio of would-be robbers in Louisiana have been arrested after an unsuspecting convenience store clerk stepped outside just as the heist was to go down, foiling the plan, authorities said. According to local police, the three suspects, which include a 20-year-old man and his 16-year-old wife, were about to... Continue Reading