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Sex offender pleads guilty to murdering 2 teens

Liz De La Torre April 16, 2010

From The Associated Press SAN DIEGO – Sex offender John Albert Gardner pleaded guilty Friday to murdering two teenage girls in San Diego County after prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty. Gardner,...

Train kills 3 teen girls crossing Florida bridge

Liz De La Torre February 21, 2010

From The Associated Press MELBOURNE, Fla. – Three teenage girls were joking around and taking pictures on a narrow bridge when they were hit by a train, killing them as a friend watched helplessly,...

Bail hearing for Pa. police accused of cover-up

Liz De La Torre December 16, 2009

From The Associated Press SHENANDOAH, Pa. – After taking part in a fight that left a Mexican immigrant mortally wounded on the street, teenagers Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak fled. They didn't...

Fla. teen accused of stabbing brother in squabble

Liz De La Torre October 29, 2009

From The Associated Press CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Two teenage brothers were home alone in their suburban neighborhood when an argument over loud music spiraled out of control, police said, leaving one...

Police: Celeb-obsessed teens robbed famous victims

Liz De La Torre October 29, 2009

From The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – For a group of Hollywood-obsessed teens, entertainment news on the Internet offered more than a glimpse into the lives of stars. It helped them break into celebrities'...

Murder counts tossed in Texas yogurt shop slayings

Liz De La Torre October 28, 2009

From The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas – A judge on Wednesday dismissed murder charges against two men awaiting retrial in the 1991 slayings of four teens at an Austin yogurt shop, after prosecutors...

9 in 10 high schoolers short on fruits, veggies

Liz De La Torre September 29, 2009

From The Associated Press ATLANTA – Less than 10 percent of U.S. high school students are eating the combined recommended daily amount of fruits and vegetables, a finding that the U.S. Centers for...

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