Expert Sounds Off On Rash Of Sex Assaults By Authority FiguresSexual assault charges against a high school tennis coach are the latest in a long line of cases were coaches have been accused of having sex with young teens. Charges were filed Monday against Daniel Hubbard-Wilson, a coach at the all-girls Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
Man Charged After 2 Andover Teens Found In HomeA 23-year-old man was charged Thursday in a case where two teenage girls went missing from their homes in Andover and were found a day later at a home in Burnsville.
Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher CostAdding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium
Teen Unemployment Down, Summer Job Outlook PositiveMinnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development officials say the summer job outlook for teens is looking pretty good this year. DEED Jobs Analyst Oriane Casale says the unemployment rate for teens in Minnesota is down substantially from the last two years.
Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids' RoomsIf you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.
Jury Hears Audio Recording Of Little Falls Killings Minnesota jurors listened Tuesday to an audio recording of the moments when two teenagers were fatally shot by a homeowner who says he feared for his life after several break-ins.
Little Falls Homeowner's Interview Played At TrialA Minnesota man on trial for killing two teenagers after they broke into his house had been lying in wait in his basement with a book, some snacks and two guns, a prosecutor said Monday in his opening statement. Byron Smith, 65, of Little Falls, is charged with first-degree premeditated murder in the slayings of 17-year-old Nick Brady and 18-year-old Haile Kifer on Thanksgiving Day in 2012.
Minn. Man Who Shot, Killed Teens Heading To Trial After a central Minnesota man repeatedly shot a teen who entered his home, he dragged the boy's bloodied body into a basement workshop, authorities say, sat down — and waited. When another teen began descending the stairway minutes later, Byron Smith fired again.
Golden Valley Mayor: Sorry For Insensitive City Council MeetingHealth advocates are speaking out after a Twin Cities suburb voted down a permit to open a mental health facility for teenagers. "Lifespan," which treats clients for ADHD, schizophrenia and autism disorders, wants to open a facility in a vacant property along Pennsylvania Avenue in Golden Valley, but council members voted down a permit this week after neighbors voiced safety concerns. Mayor Shep Harris apologized Saturday for the hurtful comments made during the council meeting.
‘Minds Matter’ Helps Steer Students To College When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. "We're trying to show them that there's a lot that the world has to offer, and there's a lot they can achieve," Miller said.
Health Dept. Trying To Deter Teens From Tanning With Video Challenge A new survey reveals how many Minnesota teenagers are increasing their risk of getting skin cancer. A new study from the Department of Health found 34 percent of white girls in the 11th grade admitted to using tanning beds over the last year. More than half of them tanned indoors 10 or more times.
St. Paul Students Create PSAs To Highlight Safe DrivingEric Zajkowski's social studies class had a unique assignment on Thursday. The students spent their day outside on a cold parking lot in Arden Hills, which more closely resembled a Hollywood movie set. Sophomores, juniors and seniors in Zajkowski’s class at Hmong College Prep Academy in St. Paul are making public service announcement videos, and a powerful statement that can save lives.
Great Books for Kids this Holiday SeasonFrom toddlers to teens, these books from Simon & Schuster have you covered for all of your gift-giving needs this year.
Urban Ventures: Using Music To Keep Kids In SchoolUrban Ventures has been helping kids break the cycle of poverty for 20 years. It's an organization built around academics and mentorship, but one of its most successful programs uses the power of music.
Teen Pleads Guilty In Burnsville Crash That Killed 2An 18-year-old man from Burnsville pleaded guilty in juvenile court Tuesday for his role in a crash on Buck Hill that killed two teenagers and injured two other teens. The driver – a 17-year-old juvenile at the time of the June 2012 crash – pleaded guilty to two felony counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide, one felony count of Criminal Vehicular Operation, and one count of gross misdemeanor count of Criminal Vehicular Operation.