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2 years 9 months ago

Colorado teen job prospects brighter

DENVER (AP) - Colorado labor officials say job prospects for teenagers are brighter this year. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the number of job postings and employers at youth hiring fairs are up this year for adults and teenagers. According to the Denver Post, the most recent...

3 years 1 month ago

Police: Man confessed to raping trick-or-treaters

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - The man accused by prosecutors as the East Coast Rapist confessed to police that he raped two teenage trick-or-treaters in Virginia in 2009, according to court testimony. Authorities believe 40-year-old Aaron Thomas is responsible for rapes and other attacks on 17 women from Virginia to Connecticut...

3 years 1 month ago

3 teenagers hit by a school bus in Golden

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Three teenagers have been hit by a school bus in a crosswalk. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says they have all been taken to St Anthony's hospital. The Colorado State Patrol says the teenagers are all in moderate condition. The accident happened around 3:05 p.m. on...

3 years 3 months ago

Marijuana legalization effort advances

Colorado voters will be deciding in November whether the state should become the first to completely legalize marijuana. This week, the group Sensible Colorado announced that they have collected enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot. Bob Wiley is a local spokesperson for the group. He says...

4 years 10 months ago

Supreme Court: Teens can't be locked up for life

The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life with no chance of parole if they haven't killed anyone. By a 6-3 vote Monday, the court says the Constitution requires that young people serving life sentences must at least be considered for release.

5 years 6 months ago

$1.2 billion failure: teen unemployment soars

Experts and government watchdogs say $1.2 billion worth of stimulus money that was supposed to help teens find summer jobs has yielded few new opportunities for the young. With more adults vying for the same low-wage positions as teens, the unemployment rate among 16- to 24-year-olds soared to 18.5 percent...

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