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The Murder of Two Teenage Girls Is Haunting a Small Indiana Town

The girls went for a hike during their winter break and turned up dead about a day later. On Monday, cops released a sketch of the man they believe killed them.
Michael Edison Hayden
7.18.17
Life Inside

The Day I Found Out About My Dad's Parole

I knew my world could soon be filled with love and possibility instead of heartache and loneliness.
Tristan Darshan
7.7.17
News

How New York Gang Culture Is Changing

Violence in the NYC criminal landscape is increasingly dominated by small, neighbourhood-based factions, though "super-gangs" like the Bloods and Crips linger.
Seth Ferranti
8.19.15
News

How the Brutal ​Murder of an 18-Year-Old Girl Tore Apart a Small Community

A casual afternoon of teen drinking led to a horrific killing, the consequences of which are still being felt two years later.
Max Kutner
6.11.15
tech

How a 'Sextortionist' Went from Trolling Bieber Fan Pages to Being Sent to Prison for Child Pornography

What started as a relatively harmless ring of internet pranksters became a playground for a "demented" adult.
Allie Conti
6.4.15
News

An Angry Virgin Was Found Guilty of Attempted Murder After Stabbing Three Women

All of his victims survived, making it easy for cops to nab the "Tomb Raider" fan.
Allie Conti
1.23.15
This Week in Teens

Teenagers Are Having Sex in Extremely Odd Places

Teens are having sex with one another through smartphone screens and having sex with stuffed horses in Walmarts.
Hanson O'Haver
10.17.14
This Week in Teens

Teens Kill 900 Chickens, Are Completely Insane

How did they even do that?
Hanson O'Haver
10.12.14
This Week in Teens

It Was the Best of Teens, It Was the Worst of Teens

Teens are living brilliant and angst-ridden lives across America.
Hanson O'Haver
9.26.14
This Week in Teens

America's Teens Are Still Lighting Themselves on Fire

Even as time passes, some weird stunts are apparently too tempting to resist.
Hanson O'Haver
9.19.14