House Approves Bill Allowing Parental EavesdroppingLANSING (AP) — Michigan's House wants to give parents free reign in listening to their children's conversations. In a 105-3 vote, lawmakers passed the bill that adds parental exemptions to Michigan's eavesdropping prohibition. Eavesdropping is defined as overhearing, recording, amplifying or transmitting conversations intended to be private
Study Finds Bullies and Their Targets the Same in Many Casest may have been inevitable that cyberbullying would twist inside out, knotting up some kids to the point that they role-play both sides of a conflict — the aggressor and the target — and post vile comments about themselves online. Think of it as the digital equivalent to cutting, a way for hurting kids to talk about the awful things going on inside their heads.
Youth In Detroit Summer Jobs Program Gain More Than a PaycheckA University of Michigan study suggests some students in Detroit's summer jobs program get more out of it than a paycheck. Researchers say participants are more likely to stay enrolled in school in the two academic years following employment in Grow Detroit's Young Talent program.
E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report SaysAccording to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to "potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes."
Tide Pod Challenge: Viral Trend Encouraging Teens To Eat Laundry DetergentA puzzling new internet craze has gone viral across the nation.
Study Says Risky Behavior, Crime Down Among TeensAn 12-year survey from 2003 to 2014 found that teens are less likely to start doing drugs, having underage sex, or committing crimes.
Teens Face Murder Charges In Thrown Sandbag From I-75 Overpass IncidentMurder charges have been filed against four Toledo teens accused of killing a Warren man when they threw a sandbag off an I-75 overpass.
Survey: Alcohol, Cigarette Use Among Teens At Lowest Levels In DecadesThe National Institute on Drug Abuse says there's a bit of good news when it comes to teens and drug use.
Report: 40 Percent Of Teens Hit Or Almost Hit By Traffic While Distracted By PhonesKate Carr, president and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide said it's simple: tell your kids to put down the phone while walking, use the cross walks and don't walk while it is dark.
More US Girls Now Getting HPV VaccineMore teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported
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
Michigan Juvenile Lifers Still May Get Freedom The court said inmates convicted of murder as teens won't get new sentences, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared automatic no-parole punishments for youth as unconstitutional.