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Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The Rise

According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.

06/29/2011

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Cops: Brooklyn Man Fires Rifle At Teens Outside Marine Park Home

Police said 30-year-old Thomas Dunikowski became embroiled in an argument with the teens that escalated into a physical altercation. They said Dunikowski returned to his home, got his rifle, and fired at the teens from his second floor window.

06/20/2011

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Brutal Attack On Food Deliveryman Caught On Tape In Morningside Heights

The set-up was simple: police say three teenage boys phoned in a Chinese food order Friday afternoon. As soon as the deliveryman appeared, the lurking teens attacked.

04/27/2011

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Lawyer: NJ Cops Left 5 Teens Locked In Police Van

Fort Lee’s attorney said the commanding officer of the shift and two other officers have been suspended with pay.

03/30/2011

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NJ Assembly Approves ‘Sexting’ Bill Allowing Teens To Avoid Charges

Teenagers who engaging in sexting would be able to avoid prosecution as sex offenders under a bill approved unanimously Monday by the New Jersey Assembly.

03/14/2011

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NYC Hospital Obstetricians Face Insurance Cutoff

A malpractice insurance company has threatened not to renew coverage for eight Bronx obstetricians who treat poor, high-risk patients.

03/01/2011

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NYC Mail Carrier Pummeled With Frozen Snowballs

One of the suspects, a 16-year-old boy, was arraigned and his alleged accomplices, two juveniles, were given desk appearance tickets.

02/04/2011

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Bill Would Let ‘Sexting’ N.J. Teens Avoid Charges

The bill would allow some juveniles caught “sexting” to complete a diversionary program.

01/24/2011

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NJ Teens Face Bias Charges On School Bus

The boys attend a private school and are about 15 years old. Lakewood police did not know which school.

12/17/2010

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New Jersey Teens Pledge Not To Text While Driving

Car crashes as a result of distracted driving are the leading cause of death among teens.

10/15/2010

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HealthWatch: Teen Texting Addiction

Psychiatrist Dr. Gary Small said neuroimaging studies have shown teens who text light up the same area of the brain as an addict who uses heroin.

08/31/2010

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Bronxville Overrun By Troublemaking Teens

Unruly, rowdy, boisterous, and destructive teens have been running amuck in the upscale Westchester village of Bronxville.

08/18/2010

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