'The Hunger Games'

Chicago Public Library Engages Teens With Its Own ‘Hunger Games’

Next week, the movie based on the popular trilogy “The Hunger Games” premieres and the Chicago Public Library’s Teen Volume program is trying to capitalize on it with a life-sized game loosely based on the trilogy.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

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2 Teens Wounded In Separate Shootings

A 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy were wounded in separate shootings minutes apart Thursday night.


Tanning bed (CBS)

Proposed Bills On Teens, Tanning Face Debate In Springfield

Two bills in the Springfield hopper are not likely to make teenagers looking for a golden tan happy.


For the second time in a week, police say they have received reports of attempted abductions of teen girls. (CBS)

Another Attempted Abduction Reported In Villa Park

VILLA PARK, Ill. (CBS) — For the second time this week, two men have been tried to grab a child in villa park. The newest attacked happened near Madison and Wisconsin Thursday. A 13-year-old girl […]



Teens’ Info Leads To Arrest Of Man Who Followed Them

Quick thinking by two northwest suburban students who were approached and spoken to by a stranger last week led to the man’s arrest days later.


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Rider: Teens ‘Got On The Bus And Started Beating On People’

The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications has released the 911 tapes from a horrifying attack this month, in which four teenagers disabled a CTA bus and beat and robbed a passenger.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

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Google Hosts Science Fair For Teens Around The World

In what is being characterized as the mother of all science fairs, Google is sponsoring a contest for teenagers around the world for the second year.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2012

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Temperatures In The Teens On Tap For This Week

Come Friday, if you forget your winter coat, hat and gloves, you’ll be sorry.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

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Teens Shoot Man After Taking His Jacket, Watch

Three teenagers robbed a man of his jacket and watch then shot him multiple times in the West Pullman neighborhood Monday afternoon on the Far South Side.


Police released a sketch of a man who exposed himself to teen girls in Lincoln Park. (CBS)

Police: Man Exposed Himself To 13-Year-Old Girls In Lincoln Park

Police are looking for a man who dropped his pants and exposed himself to two 13-year-old girls in a quiet and leafy section of the Lincoln Park neighborhood recently.


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Doctor: ‘Future Is Bleak’ For Generation Of Unhealthy Teens

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Northwestern University researcher says the current generation of adolescents is the unhealthiest in U.S. history. As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones of the Feinberg School of Medicine at […]

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

How much caffeine is too much for teenagers?  (CBS)

Teens & Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much?

More and more these days, you see teenagers hanging out at your neighborhood coffee shop, craving a caffeine kick.


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4 Teens Wounded In South Side Shooting

Four teenagers were shot as they sat on a porch in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood Monday afternoon.


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Teens Exercise Creativity In New Digital Library Space

An experiment at the Harold Washington Library Center could change the way your neighborhood library looks in the future.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

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CPS Suspends 2 Coaches Accused Of Driving Teens To Fight

Two Fenger High School coaches have been suspended as officials investigate whether they drove a group of students to the home of a peer who was attacked by the youths.



Man, 61, Hit In Head With Brick By Teens In Humboldt Park

A 61-year-old man was in the trauma unit of an area hospital Friday, after being attacked and hit in the head with a brick by a group of three teenage boys in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

Mozart Street Shooting

2 Teens Shot, Wounded In Marquette Park Neighborhood

Two teenagers were hospitalized Thursday after a shooting in the Marquette Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011

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Teens Robbed, 1 Shot Dead, After Being Lured By Auto Parts Ad

One teenager from Hammond, Ind., is dead, after he was shot and robbed when he and a friend were lured to a West Pullman neighborhood location where they thought they would be buying auto parts.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2011

A teen mob of thieves hit a Walgreens off the Magnificent Mile this week, store officials confirm. (CBS)

Teen Mob Hits Walgreens On The Mag Mile

The teenage robbery-burglary mobs are at it again on North Michigan Avenue. Youths stole merchandise from a Walgreens, then fled the scene.


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Teens Charged In Duck Theft From Police Academy

Prosecutors have charged two teens in the theft of hundreds of ducks from the Yorkville Citizens Police Academy.