Teens these days are forking over the cash for food instead of clothes. Tacos over tees, pizza over pants, and drinks over dresses. For the first time in more than 13 years, teens choose food over fashion. That's according to a study released earlier this month by Piper Jaffary.
The Disney Channel is looking for new, fresh faces right here in Wilmington this weekend.
A Wilmington teen represented North Carolina at the JDRF Children's Congress in Washington. He was one of 150 children with Juvenile Diabetes from around the country that gathered to lobby congress.
Teens told researchers there were too many adults on Facebook and too much sharing of teenage angst and inane details like what a friend ate for dinner.
Police said Saturday they have charged three young people in the murder of a 35-year-old man.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol says
three teens have been killed a fourth has been critically injured
in a wreck in northern Wake County.
Teens who act out in school are more likely to experience wide-ranging problems as adults. That is according to a new study that tracked adolescents for 40 years.
In the final segment of our series Young, Black and Under Attack. We highlight two community organizations dedicated to helping teenagers. Teens say these groups gave them a voice.
Vanessa Richardson is the drama director at Deliverance Victory Temple. She writes plays based on what teens are dealing with at her church. Students say the program helps them make smarter choices.
In Wilmington, students gathered at New Hanover High School for the 3rd annual Teen Summit. Urban Promotions organized the event, which was geared toward helping local teens overcome adolescent issues.