Students Honor Murdered Classmate With Emotional Vigil on Prom
Students Honor Murdered Classmate With Emotional Vigil on Prom
By Samantha Leal | 04/28/2014 - 11:56

Heartbreaking. What should have been a night of young, carefree fun was instead a tear-filled memorial for the students of Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Connecticut.


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Freddie Prinze Jr. in The Witches of East End
Happy Birthday, Freddie Prinze Jr! 38 Photos of the Former Teen Heartthrob
By Tom Castaneda | 03/08/2014 - 12:00

Say it isn’t so! Freddie Prinze, Jr., America’s teenage dream in the late 1990s and early 2000s, is turning 38 today!


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Weird News: Mexican Teen Injects Heroin Substitute 'Krokodil' Into Genitals
By Cristina Arreola | 12/10/2013 - 17:34

A Mexican teenager was hospitalized for a gruesome injury after injecting Krokodil into her genitals.

 


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Israel Hernandez
Miami Teen Dies After Being Tasered By Police
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/08/2013 - 09:42

An 18-year-old Miami teen died on Tuesday after being Tasered by police.

According to Miami New Times, Miami Beach Police caught Israel Hernandez tagging a former McDonald's building near near 71st Street and Collins Avenue before fatally Tasering him.

"I just cant believe it," Hernandez's best friend Rafael Lynch told Miami New Times. "I still have his hat and his board. They still smell like him. It's crazy."


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Mexican Teen Fakes Kidnapping, Planned to Use Money for Vaca
Weird News of the Day: Mexican Teen Fakes Kidnapping, Planned to Use Money for Vaca
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 16:40

It's crazy to think a teenager would actually fake their own kidnapping in order to nab a lot of cash from their parents, but it's true.

According to ABC News, 19-year-old Mexican Arely Soto faked her own kidnapping so that she could get money to go on vacations with her ex-boyfriend and four other friends.


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Bella Thorne
Bella Thorne on Being Latina - "A Lot of People Think I'm Lying!"
By Samantha Leal | 07/15/2012 - 11:00

Bella Thorne, the 14-year-old Disney star, recently revealed to the Huffington Post that many people don't believe her when she announces her Latin roots.


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Mollie Olgin and Mary Kristene Chapa
Gay Latina Teens Shot in Texas - One Killed, The Other in Hospital
By Samantha Leal | 07/02/2012 - 12:39

Two teens were shot in a park in Portland, Texas on June 23, one of them fatally. Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were found in knee-deep grass in a nature area park in Portland by a couple that Saturday morning, reported Corpus Christi Caller Times. Olgin, whose father is Hispanic, was found dead.


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Writer Zoraida Cordova
Inspiring Young Latina: Zoraida Córdova
By Sugey Palomares | 05/09/2012 - 11:18

Zoraida Córdova is the author of the fantasy fiction young adult book series, The Vicious Deep. The Ecuadorian writer takes readers on a journey into a mystical world, where a lifeguard-turned-merman is fighting for his life and searching for his true self. Córdova’s love for her homeland and childhood acculturation greatly inspired her first novel, which is already getting praise as one of the best summer reads for teens since its release earlier this month.


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Racist Teens
WATCH: Racist Cuban Teen Forced To Leave School And Apologize For Hateful YouTube Video
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 15:47

Two racist teens, including a half-Cuban student, are suffering the backlash of producing a xenophobic video about African Americans. The girls have been asked to leave Gainesville High School in Florida and apologize to their community and fellow peers. In the video that lasts about 15 minutes, the girls make hurtful comments like, "You can understand what we are saying, our accents, we use actual words. Black people do not."


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Demi Lovato
WATCH: Demi Lovato Opens Up About Path to Recovery For MTV's 'Stay Strong'
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 11:29

Demi Lovato is getting real and uncensored about the struggles that come with recovery for MTV's new documentary Demi Lovato: Stay Strong. In 2010, the 19-year-old singer and actress entered a rehabilitation center in Chicago where she spent a few months battling an eating disorder and deep emotional issues rooted from her childhood.


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