Michael Russell was found stabbed to death outside his home Nov. Russell was a sophomore attending Santa Teresa High School. Suspect: Jae Williams is one of two Santa Teresa High School students who will be charged as an adult in connection with the stabbing death of fellow student Michael Russell, who was found in his backyard on Nov.
Deaths to teenagers years comprise a small fraction of the total deaths occurring each year in the United States. From to less than 1 percent 0. This represents an average of 16, deaths per year for this group.
Updated July 23, A Melbourne mother has blamed her year-old daughter's suicide on the internet and the tragic case has highlighted the problem of cyber bullying among young people. In Australia, one of the first comprehensive studies of cyber bullying shows about 10 per cent of teenagers and children have experienced some form of sustained bullying using technology.
Before you hand over the car keys to your teenager, know the facts. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for teens ages 15 to When teen drivers ride with other passengers, their risk of being in a fatal car crash doubles. Overall, teenagers underestimate or are unable to recognize hazardous driving conditions.
Reports and video footage indicate that Albert was caught in a brawl between two factions of students at Christian Fenger Academy High school, from two neighborhoods, Altgeld Gardens and The Ville. Byfive individuals had been convicted of Albert's death and sentenced to varying terms in prison: Shannon, Carson, Riley, Lapoleon Colbert, and a minor whose name was not publicized. The amateur video footage of the beating, obtained by Chicago television station WFLDwas widely broadcast in both traditional and online media.
Phillip Michael Wright explained the painful cause which led him to speak in front of thousands of school students every year about road safety. The now year-old was behind the wheel of a horrific crash that killed his friend year-old Nicholas Michael Holbrook in June Just the complete randomness of it just gets to you, that it was completely unnecessary.
From the s to the early s, homicide rates for teens ages 15 to 19 more than doubled, from 8. Homicides declined steeply during the late s, then leveled off at around 9 deaths perfrom to Rates among this age group then increased, reaching
Change Indicator. Select Table Type:. Definitions: Deaths from accidents, homicides, and suicides to teens between age 15 and 19 perteens in this age group. The data are reported by the place of residence, not the place where the death occurred.
For 10 years, the Teen Memoriam has told the stories of young men and women whose lives were taken on our roads. We wish these young lives were never taken in the first place. But, until the deaths stop, we must continue to share the message in the hope that new lives will be saved.
CHICAGO, Illinois CNN -- One of the suspects accused of killing an honor student in a beating captured on tape in Chicago has admitted to jumping on the victim's head after he was already lying on the ground, said a spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney. In the videotaped confession, year-old Silvanus Shannon also said that the victim, Derrion Albert, 16, never struck him, said the spokeswoman, Tandra Simonton. Three teens arrested in Albert's death -- Silvanus Shannon, 19; Eric Carson, 16; and Eugene Riley, 18 -- were seen on the videotape attacking Albert, and were charged with first degree murder and held without bail, Simonton said.