/ Jun 26, 2015

Teen admits bludgeoning father to death in Sapporo

A teenager was arrested Thursday for allegedly killing his 51-year-old father at his home in Sapporo, after turning himself in and admitting to the slaying, police said.According to the Sapporo police, the 18-year-old hit his father with a bat-like object at around 11 a.m. ...

/ Apr 12, 2014

Teen grilled over ¥400 million scam

The Metropolitan Police Department has arrested a high-school student from the western Tokyo suburb of Chofu for allegedly perpetrating an “it’s me” telephone scam that fleeced his victims out of roughly ¥400 million.Police sources said the 17-year-old denied involvement in the scam as well ...

Australian teen takes control after pilot faints

Jan 26, 2014

Australian teen takes control after pilot faints

A teenager described on Sunday how he took the controls of a light plane for more than half an hour after the pilot passed out during a joy flight over rural Australia.Troy Jenkins, 19, said the single-engine Cessna 150 was only 10 minutes into ...

Teach your teens basic life skills

Feb 4, 2013

Teach your teens basic life skills


Everyone graduates from high school knowing how to read, write and do basic math (you would hope). But to be a self-sufficient adult, those skills are not enough. In fact, they’re nowhere close to enough.Advanced skills in academic areas aren’t going to help young ...