Texas is a breeding ground.Houston's Children at Risk has published a new study of teen pregnancy that highlights two findings: California does a much better job at preventing it than abstinence-crazy Texas, and 80 percent of Harris County parents support sex education that starts by middle ... More >>
TrafficIt's never a good idea to try and cross a freeway on foot. No matter how fast your 40 time was in high school, you're the decided underdog here, especially if you aren't in your teens as is the case with a man in his 50s who was struck by an oncoming vehicle in the 800 block of the Sou ... More >>
Less chance these days his mom's a teenagerSee what happens when you get rid of abstinence-only sex education?
The birth rate for teen mothers is at its lowest point since 1940, when records were first kept, a federal study released today says.
The report from the National Center for Healt ... More >>
Teens need not apply?Are immigrants stealing summer jobs from teenagers?Even immigration restrictionist groups can't say for sure, but one such organization claims there is a correlation between the rise of immigrant employment and the decline in the number of U.S. born teens who participate in t ... More >>
People are up in arms (Are people ever "down on arms"?) about a new report that shows Houston leads the nation in teen births, at least among women aged 15 or less.Abstinence-only ain't working, we need more abstinence-only, yadda yadda yadda.Sure, having a baby when you're 15 isn't the best choi ... More >>
After more than forty years of marriage, there are few gifts a husband hasn't already given his wife. But local man Shelly Neider has managed to find one."One year ago Shelly Neider of Houston wanted to give his high school sweetheart and wife of over 40 years a gift to express his love," Becky Lewi ... More >>
Photos courtesy Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTeenage girls turned up in droves for Taylor Swift at RodeoHouston Friday night, letting out piercing screams in between every song, rivaling the intensity of those at the Jonas Brothers concert. Swift already belongs among that small cadre of ar ... More >>