teen pregnancy

Jessica Lynn Brewster (credit: Muskegon County Jail)

Young Woman Gets 19-Month Minimum Sentence For Smothering Newborn

Jessica Lynn Brewster was 17 when she suffocated her baby with a towel to silence her crying.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

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Report: State Child Poverty Up, Teen Deaths Down

Michigan’s lowest ranking was in education, where children have struggled in math, reading and graduating on time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

Students’ Pregnant Bellies Banned From Yearbook Pics

A Michigan school district has barred two pregnant students from showing their baby bumps in the high school yearbook.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013


FDA Debates Over-The-Counter Morning-After Pill For Young Teens

The government is considering whether it’s OK for young teenagers to buy emergency contraception without a prescription.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

Baby Found In Attic Was Alive, Not Stillborn

A new report from a forensic pathologist shows a baby who police say had been hidden in the attic of a Huron County home by the teenage mother was born alive and not stillborn as previously believed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011

Report: Fewer Teens, More Singles Give Birth

A new report says fewer teens are having babies in Michigan, but the percentage of babies born to unmarried women has risen sharply in the past decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011

Police Find Newborn Dead In Attic Of Home

Authorities have ordered an autopsy on the body of a newborn boy found in the attic of a home in Huron County’s Port Hope.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2011

US Teen Birth Rate Hits All-Time Low

The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping — a decline that stunned experts who believe it’s partly due to the recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2010

Public Concern Of Childhood Obesity Remains High

A new report by the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital says adults rank childhood obesity, stress and teen pregnancy as the biggest problems.