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Arrested at 13, He Faced
Execution. Now He's Free
Jun 25, 2022 6:30 AM CDT
Arrested at 13, He Faced Execution. Now He's Free
Murtaja Qureiris, said to be youngest Saudi prisoner for political protest, reportedly out of prison
Murtaja Qureiris is now a free man. Human rights activists say the 21-year-old, who was arrested in Saudi Arabia at age 13 after being accused of participating in Arab Spring protests three years earlier, has been released from prison, reports CNN . Qureiris, who once faced the death penalty for...
May 27, 2022 9:00 AM CDT
Teen Has Heart Attack After Massive Horse Kick
'I'm not going to die today' a determined 16-year-old Dalton Bruton thought
- For 16-year-old Dalton Bruton, being around horses has always been a "calming experience." Not so much last week, when the Oklahoma teen got kicked so hard by one that he ended up having a heart attack. KFOR reports on the May 19 incident on the horse farm owned...
Maine Teen Dies While
Digging Hole at NJ Beach
May 18, 2022 10:15 AM CDT
Maine Teen Dies While Digging Hole at NJ Beach
Levy Caverley, 18, died after hole he and sister were digging in Toms River collapsed
- A Maine teen died this week along the Jersey Shore after the hole he was digging with his sister collapsed. Police say 18-year-old Levy Caverley was at a beach in Toms River, NJ, on Tuesday afternoon, reportedly enjoying a day in the sun by carving out a 10-foot-deep hole in...
30 Years Later,
in Ditch Has
Apr 14, 2022 10:10 AM CDT
30 Years Later, Female Found in Ditch Has a Name
Margaret Ann Sniegowski Jr., 17, IDed thanks to DNA evidence; now it's a homicide investigation
- For three decades, the identity of a body found along an Indiana highway remained unknown, a cold case that stumped Boone County officials. Now, a name to that body, thanks to a curious sister and advances in genetic genealogy. FOX59 details the case of 17-year-old Ohioan Margaret Ann Sniegowski Jr....
Boy Killed in
Fall From Ride
Mar 29, 2022 11:30 AM CDT
Boy Killed in Fall From Ride Exceeded Weight Limit
Manual for Orlando ride gives max weight as 287 pounds; Tyre Sampson reportedly weighed 340
- The 14-year-old boy who died after a fall from a 430-foot drop tower ride at Orlando's ICON Park "fell right out of the seat" as the plunging 30-seat circular vehicle started braking, according to a 911 call. "The thing went down the drop, and like when it...
Cops Offer Update on 'Absolute
Travesty' That Killed 6 Teens
Mar 25, 2022 11:49 AM CDT
Cops Offer Update on 'Absolute Travesty' That Killed 6 Teens
Oklahoma Highway Patrol says car carrying Tishomingo girls didn't stop at stop sign
- The compact car that collided with a tractor-trailer in Oklahoma earlier this week, killing six teen girls, didn't yield to a stop sign before the accident, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Thursday. In a summary of its probe into the deadly crash in Tishomingo, the OHP said the semi-trailer...
6 Teens Charged With
Murder in Iowa Shooting
Mar 8, 2022 9:20 AM CST
6 Teens Charged With Murder in Iowa Shooting
15-year-old boy was killed in Des Moines, and 2 others were wounded
Six teens have been charged with murder in Monday's fatal shooting outside a Des Moines high school, reports the
Des Moines Register
. Police didn't indicate a motive, but they say the 15-year-old boy killed in the drive-by shooting was the intended target. Two young women, ages 16...
Have a Most Persistent
Teen on Their Tails
Mar 1, 2022 12:24 PM CST
Russian Oligarchs Have a Most Persistent Teen on Their Tails
Jack Sweeney, who's been tracking Elon Musk's private jet, is also keeping tabs on Russia's richest
- The teen who irked Elon Musk for tracking his private jet now has a new lineup of aircraft he's shadowing. The Hill reports that 19-year-old college freshman Jack Sweeney has set up the Russian Oligarch Jets Twitter account , in response to multiple requests to track the planes of Russia'...
Flak for Going
Feb 7, 2022 11:28 AM CST
Governor's Campaign Takes Flak for Going After Teen
Tweet by Virginia's 'Team Youngkin' called out 17-year-old critic by name and photo
- Virginia's new Republican governor is taking some heat because his campaign called out a teenage critic by name and photo. The tweet was not put up by Gov. Glenn Youngkin but by his "Team Youngkin" staff, and it has since been deleted, reports the
. The controversy...
Teen Tracking Elon's Jet Has
Offer for Celebrity Superfans
Feb 2, 2022 12:10 PM CST
Teen Tracking Elon's Jet Has Offer for Celebrity Superfans
Jack Sweeney wants to 'monetize' accounts to track jets of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Drake, more
Opportunity has landed on Jack Sweeney's tarmac. The Florida teen who turned down a $5,000 offer from Elon Musk to stop tracking his jet has created 16 more automated Twitter accounts to track aircraft belonging to other big names—think Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Cuban, and...
'Abandoned Twice' Teen Kills
Self After Reunion With Parents
Jan 27, 2022 11:42 AM CST
'Abandoned Twice' Teen Kills Self After Reunion With Parents
China's Liu Xuezhou dies of suicide after reunion with birth parents goes sour
- A Chinese teen who'd recently tracked down his biological parents using the power of social media has died, apparently of suicide, after that reunion went sour—a case now shining a spotlight on everything from cyberbullying to the sale of children in China. Per the
, Liu Xuezhou,...
Cops: Mom Arrested After
Kicking Kids Out During Storm
Jan 21, 2022 7:20 AM CST
Cops: Mom Arrested After Kicking Kids Out During Storm
One of the Ohio teens was crying as she trudged through 18 inches of snow
- An Ohio mom is facing child endangerment charges after being accused of kicking her two kids out during a snowstorm. Per WKBN , the alleged incident took place Monday, when police say they were called to the Warren home of 38-year-old Eva Harris just after 8am over a fight between the...
Cops: Staged Robbery
Led to Fatal Shooting
Jan 15, 2022 11:00 AM CST
Cops: Staged Robbery Led to Fatal Shooting
Teen employee who was shot to death was allegedly in on the ruse
- Earlier this month, a 16-year-old employee of a Burger King in Milwaukee was fatally shot during an attempted robbery. Now comes a startling twist to the case from prosecutors: They say the robbery was staged, and the teen who died was in on it, reports the
Kansas City Star
Teacher in Hot
Water After Video:
'There You Go,
in case you missed it
Jan 9, 2022 9:30 AM CST
Teacher in Hot Water After Video: 'There You Go, At-Home Vaccine'
Laura Russo arrested after allegedly giving COVID vaccine to son's 17-year-old pal
- A Long Island high school science teacher accused of administering a COVID vaccine to a teen in her home is in trouble with her school district and the law. The
reports that Laura Russo, a 54-year-old biology teacher for Herricks Public Schools, was arrested for unauthorized practice of...
'Operation Boo Dat' Ends
With Sex-Offender Arrests
Jan 3, 2022 9:10 AM CST
'Operation Boo Dat' Ends With Sex-Offender Arrests
Monthslong effort also tracks down 5 missing teens in Louisiana
- For most of the fall season, the US Marshals Service was hard at work in Louisiana, scoping out the New Orleans area in an annual crime-fighting operation that paid off big time this year. In a report issued in 2021's final days, the agency announced that thanks to "...
Mayor Speaks About Teen's
Death in Dirt-Bike Crash
Dec 29, 2021 1:22 PM CST
Mayor Speaks About Teen's Death in Dirt-Bike Crash
Family says police in Boynton Beach, Fla., 'chased' Stanley Davis Jr. 'right to his damn grave'
The mayor of Boynton, Florida, has weighed in on the Sunday death of a 13-year-old boy there. Mayor Steven B. Grant on Monday shared what he conveyed to Stanley Davis Jr.'s family with CBS12 . It quotes him as saying, "My statement to them was we should...
Surprise Discovery After
Florida Rollover: 2 Gators
Dec 20, 2021 11:58 AM CST
Surprise Discovery After Florida Rollover: 2 Gators
2 teens are arrested for illegally poaching them
- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission doesn't typically respond to the scene of auto accidents. But in this case, there were two good reasons: a pair of large alligators "hanging from the rear window of an SUV resting on its side," the commission explains in a...
In Parkland, a New Threat:
'I Hope Y'all Aren't Snitches'
Dec 3, 2021 4:15 PM CST
In Parkland, a New Threat: 'I Hope Y'all Aren't Snitches'
17-year-old junior arrested after hinting at school shooting at Stoneman Douglas
- A South Florida teenager has been arrested after investigators learned he made a threat against Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of a mass shooting that killed 17 people on Valentine's Day in 2018. A caller reported seeing the threat late Wednesday night, according to the Broward Sheriff'...
Teen Brand Quits Social Media:
'Something Has to Change'
Nov 24, 2021 10:15 AM CST
Teen Brand Quits Social Media: 'Something Has to Change'
Lush will shutter IG, FB, TikTok, Snapchat on Black Friday, won't come back til user safety is improved
- While most brands are revving up their social media for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the rest of the holiday shopping season, one teen favorite just made a shocking announcement: It's shuttering its social media entirely on the day after Thanksgiving. At least for now, says Lush Cosmetics—known...
3 Teens to Be
Charged as Adults
Oct 27, 2021 10:19 AM CDT
3 Teens to Be Charged as Adults in Classmate's Brutal Slaying
Florida's Dwight 'DJ' Grant was beaten, stabbed over 31 minutes
- Three teenagers in Florida will be charged as adults in the murder of a classmate, who was ambushed at his apartment building. Dwight "DJ" Grant, an 18-year-old senior at Miramar High School, was found dead in bushes outside the building in Miramar on Oct. 19. A little more than...
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