The top law enforcement officer in Kane County says he is disappointed more parents aren’t showing up for eye-opening presentations on the use of heroin by teenagers in the exurban county west of Chicago.
An advocate for the legalization of marijuana says teens would never have been able to buy and sell pot at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, if the substance were legal and regulated.
An African-American teenager says he was attacked, strangled with a noose and racially taunted by three white youths because of his relationship with a suspect’s family member.
Four teenage boys were shot and critically wounded overnight after a shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood near Washington Park.
A 6-year-old girl was killed and two teenagers were wounded Sunday morning when someone fired shots into the living room of a home in the Englewood neighborhood.
A Michigan man was in federal custody after he was arrested last week for allegedly bringing a woman and two teenagers to south suburban Tinley Park to engage in prostitution at what he thought was a bachelor party.
Even though the calendar reads July and summer jobs are scarce for teens, the state of Illinois has hundreds of unfilled jobs for those 16-19 years old.
Illinois’ unemployment rate jumped a bit in May to 8.9 percent. The state’s teen unemployment rate is a whole another story.
Two students at a northwest Indiana middle school are the subject of a police investigation into nude pictures they allegedly sent to each other.
There are so many temptations for teenagers these days. So how do you keep them safe? CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has this advice for saying, “No,” to your teenager, and sticking to it.
The worsening economy has now hit teenagers, and new statistics for Illinois show that African-American teens in particular are more likely to be without a job.
At least 15 people were shot and wounded in the city over the weekend, all on the South and Southwest sides.
State lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have given teenagers who had consensual sex a means of getting off the sex offender registry.
Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with setting fires in the restroom at a South Elgin high school.
Eleven teenagers have been arrested after they allegedly shoplifted merchandise from three stores on North Michigan Avenue on Wednesday.
According to a lawsuit, a trip to the Ford City Mall got ugly when three teenage girls were allegedly assaulted by security when one girl refused to take down the hood on her sweatshirt.
Police are investigating two separate shootings on the city’s South Side over the weekend, in which both of the victims were teenagers.
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