For Some Teens, 'Looking Cool' Trumps Keeping WarmThis winter has been tough for just about everyone in Chicago, including students who spend each morning waiting on the corner for their school buses – especially when some don’t make it any easier on themselves with their choice of winter clothing.
Are 'Selfies' Causing A Spike In Head Lice Among Teens?The popular trend of teens taking group “selfies” might be leading to another less appealing trend: the spread of head lice.
Girl, 14, Recovering After Being Shot In The LegThe shooting happened 5 p.m. Friday near 79th and South Vernon Avenue on the city’s South Side.
2 Adults, 3 Teens Charged In South Chicago ShootingsThe five are charged with two shootings moments apart late Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Tdap Vaccine Required For Illinois Preteens, TeensIt's time for parents to think about back-to-school shots for their children, and that includes high school students.
City Wants To Stop Kids From Trying Menthol CigarettesThe city of Chicago is launching a new effort to try to stop young people from taking up smoking, by targeting menthol cigarettes.
Two Teens Shot In ChathamThey were standing on the sidewalk in the 8100 block of South Vernon Avenue at 9:08 p.m. when a male shooter walked up and started firing.
West Suburban Mall Implements Escort Policy For YouthsA West suburban shopping mall is telling teenagers to find another place to hang out at night on the weekend.
2 Teens Killed In Crash In AntiochTwo teenagers were killed when the SUV they rode in crashed into a tree Monday night in north suburban Antioch, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.
Cops Arrest 28 For Underage Drinking At Party In RiversidePolice in Riverside late Monday shut down an underage drinking party that attracted dozens of teens from across the western suburbs.
Three Teens Shot In EnglewoodThree teenage boys were shot Saturday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
5 Teens Among 8 Wounded By Gunfire In Another Violent NightIt was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.
Glen Ellyn Teens Charged With Shooting Out 30 Car WindowsTwo Glen Ellyn teenagers are facing felony charges for allegedly shooting out car windows in three western suburbs.
2 Teens Seriously Hurt After Jumping Off Moving Freight TrainTwo teenagers were hospitalized after they jumped off a moving freight train they were playing on Saturday night on the Northwest Side.
Kane County Sheriff: Parents Need To Be Aware Of Heroin EpidemicThe 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.