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Increase in teenager suicide, social networks correspond; exists link?

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AP In this Friday, Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, an individual uses a smartphone in Chicago.

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017|11:54 a.m.

CHICAGO– An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teenagers happened at the exact same time social networks usage surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link.

Suicide rates for teenagers increased in between 2010 and 2015 after they had actually decreased for nearly twenty years, inning accordance with data from the federal Centers for Illness Control and Prevention. Why the rates went up isn’t really understood.

The research study does not address the concern, but it suggests that a person factor could be rising social networks use. Recent teenager suicides have been blamed on cyberbullying, and social media posts illustrating “best” lives might be taking a toll on teenagers’ psychological health, scientists say.

“After hours of scrolling through Instagram feeds, I just feel even worse about myself since I feel neglected,” stated Caitlin Hearty, a 17-year-old Littleton, Colorado, high school elder who assisted arrange an offline project last month after a number of regional teen suicides.

“Nobody publishes the bad things they’re going through,” said Chloe Schilling, likewise 17, who helped with the project, in which hundreds of teenagers concurred not to utilize the internet or social networks for one month.

The study’s authors looked at CDC suicide reports from 2009-15 and outcomes of 2 studies provided to U.S. high school students to determine attitudes, habits and interests. About half a million teenagers ages 13 to 18 were involved. They were inquired about use of electronic gadgets, social media, print media, tv and time spent with good friends. Concerns about mood included frequency of sensation hopeless and thinking about or attempting suicide.

The scientists didn’t take a look at situations surrounding individual suicides. Dr. Christine Moutier, primary medical officer at the American Structure for Suicide Prevention, said the research study supplies weak proof for a popular theory which numerous factors affect teen suicide.

The study was published Tuesday in the journal Medical Psychological Science.

Data highlighted in the research study consist of:

— Teens’ usage of electronic gadgets consisting of smartphones for at least 5 hours daily more than doubled, from 8 percent in 2009 to 19 percent in 2015. These teenagers were 70 percent more likely to have self-destructive ideas or actions than those who reported one hour of day-to-day usage.

— In 2015, 36 percent of all teens reported sensation frantically sad or helpless, or thinking of, preparing or trying suicide, up from 32 percent in 2009. For girls, the rates were greater– 45 percent in 2015 versus 40 percent in 2009.

— In 2009, 58% of 12th grade women used social media every day or nearly every day; by 2015, 87% used social media every day or almost every day. They were 14% more likely to be depressed than those who utilized social media less regularly.

“We need to stop thinking about smartphones as harmless,” said study author Jean Twenge, a psychology teacher at San Diego State University who studies generational patterns. “There’s a tendency to state, ‘Oh, teenagers are just interacting with their friends.’ Keeping an eye on kids’ use of smart devices and social media is very important, therefore is setting affordable limits, she stated.

Dr. Victor Strasburger, a teen medication expert at the University of New Mexico, said the research study just indicates a connection between teenager suicides, anxiety and social networks. It reveals the need for more research study on new technology, Strasburger stated.

He kept in mind that doubters who believe social networks is being unfairly slammed compare it with so-called vices of past generations: “When dime-store books came out, when comics came out, when tv came out, when rock-and-roll initially began, people were stating ‘This is completion of the world.'”

With its immediacy, anonymity, and potential for bullying, social networks has a special potential for triggering real damage, he stated.

“Moms and dads do not truly get that,” Strasburger stated.

AP reporter P. Solomon Banda added to this story from Littleton, Colorado.

Teenager apprehended in NLV road rage shootout

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Cops reacted to a crash at about 1:50 p.m. in the area of Cheyenne Avenue and M.L.K. Boulevard where 2 cars collided, suffering minor damage and no reported injuries, North Las Vegas police stated.

Cops discovered that 18-year-old David Rosengrant-Munoz was rear-ended by a 24-year-old man in a Honda sedan. Rosengrant-Munoz got out of his automobile and came toward the Honda with a weapon in his hand in “a threatening way.” The 24-year-old feared for his life and fled the scene, NLVPD stated.

Rosengrant-Munoz followed the Honda to the Revere Street and Colton Avenue area where he and the other driver chance at each other. Rosengrant-Munoz was hit a number of times and was required to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police said the other chauffeur wasn’t harmed.

Rosengrant-Munoz was later on reserved for attack with a lethal weapon, attempted break-in with a deadly weapon and attempted murder with a deadly weapon.

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Instructor accused of having child with teenager during a 3-year sexual relationship

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AKRON, Ohio– An Ohio instructor is facing charges after presumably having a kid with a teen she initially fulfilled when she was his eighth-grade English instructor. Laura Lynn Cross, 36, is implicated of participating in a sexual relationship with the teen over a duration of three years. She was recently prosecuted on 3 counts of sexual battery that came from August 2013 to September 2016, News 5 Cleveland reports. Cross resigned from her mentor position in 2015 and in some way persuaded the teen’s mother, who apparently had custody, to permit him to move in with her

through a court approved” partial adult custody” arrangement. Charges were filed last week after authorities discovered Cross and the teen privately had a child together in 2015, inning accordance with News 5 Cleveland.

The teen’s father, who did not recognize himself, said he first raised issues to Butchel High School officials and authorities in 2012, but no charges were submitted.

” It was a straight failure from the system,” said the dad. “From the school and certainly from the police.”

A representative with the school district stated they are currently investigating the case.

Cross is being kept in the Summit County Prison on $100,000 bond.

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Cops looking for missing Portland teenager related to sex trafficking investigation

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> Malia Jenae Carbaugh (Photos: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children). PORTLAND, OR (KPTV)-. Cops are searching for a missing 16-year-old woman from Portland who was previously associated with a sex trafficking examination.

Malia Jenae Carbaugh was reported missing out on by member of the family in Portland and Oregon City on Thursday.

Investigators validated she had an airplane ticket for a Spirit Airlines flight from Portland International Airport to Las Vegas.

Investigators are concerned she is threatened because she is minor and was related to a sex trafficking examination in Los Angeles late last month.

The Beaverton Police Department and the Portland FBI Child Exploitation Job Force partnered with the Los Angeles Cops Department during that operation.

Cops believe Carbaugh’s pals in the Portland area understood she was planning to leave for Las Vegas.

Carbaugh is referred to as 5 feet 2 inches tall and 100 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She has a pierced navel.

Anybody with details is asked to get in touch with Detective Chad Opitz at 971-563-7545

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Teenager pleads not guilty in fatal crash taped on Instagram

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP)– A California teen pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of car murder and inebriated driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and tape-recording a crash that killed her more youthful sis.

Obdulia Sanchez, 18, appeared through remote camera in Merced County Superior Court, dressed in yellow prisoner garb. She pleaded innocent to all 6 counts and responded a “little bit” when the judge asked whether she comprehended the charges versus her.

Ramnik Samrao, a public protector who represents Sanchez, stated the teen believes she killed her sibling.

“Anybody can say extremely quickly that she is accountable for the death. She thinks that too. She said several times, ‘I eliminated my sibling, I eliminated my sibling,'” Samrao said outside court. “There’s no doubt about that, however whether there was a crime dedicated, that’s a separate story.”

The judge set bail at $560,000.

Sanchez was owning the automobile on Friday when it veered onto the shoulder of a roadway about 75 miles (121 kilometers) northwest of Fresno.

Authorities said she overcorrected, triggering the automobile to swerve and overturn into a field, ejecting and killing her 14-year-old sibling, Jacqueline Sanchez.

Prosecutors say the video, that includes pictures of her dancing to music while owning and taking her hands from the guiding wheel, will be a key piece of evidence in the event.

In a declaration, Merced County Chief Deputy District Lawyer Harold Nutt had called the behavior “disturbing and shocking.”

“It reflects some wickedness and some stupidity and that sort of thing. It’s shocking behavior, no question about it,” Nutt said outside court.

He stated Sanchez’s blood alcohol material was 0.10. The legal limit in California for grownups is 0.08 and for those under 21, anything over.01 percent is illegal, stated Jessica Gonzalez, a spokesperson for the Department of Motor Automobiles.

Sanchez was convicted of negligent driving in 2015 for owning without a license when she was 14, Gonzalez stated.

After a space in the livestream of the crash, the driver is seen leaning over the lady’s body, stating she was sorry. She stated she expected to invest the rest of her life in prison however doesn’t care.

“This is the last thing I wished to take place, OK? … Rest in peace, sweetie,” the teen states. “If you don’t survive, I’m so (expletive) sorry.”

Another 14-year-old woman suffered a leg injury in the crash.

The 6 counts against Sanchez likewise consist of drunken driving resulting in injuries. District attorneys state Sanchez could invest more than 13 years in state prison if convicted of all the charges.

Her daddy, Nicandro Sanchez, has called it an indescribable accident and stated Obdulia had actually remained in the custody of Child Protective Solutions the past 2 years.

The lady who survived the crash stated she wasn’t mad at anyone and doesn’t blame the motorist.

Rather, Manuela Seja blamed social networks, which she stated has taken control of people’s lives, television station KSEE in Fresno (http://bit.ly/2v2bYRB) reported.

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The story has actually been corrected to reveal Sanchez faces charges on 6 counts, not five.

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Authorities, parents launch photo taken by teenager prior to she was electrocuted in tub

Madison Coe's last text before she was electrocuted in a bathtub (Source: Lovington Police Department) Madison Coe's last text prior to she was electrocuted in a bath tub( Source: Lovington Cops Department) Madison Coe’s last text prior to she was electrocuted in a tub (Source: Lovington Cops Department). Madison Coe (Source: Household Members) Madison Coe (Source: Household Members). LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -. Detectives with the Lovington Cops Department have actually launched the last image a Texas teen sent prior to she was electrocuted while taking a bath. It is thought she took the photo, sent it with a text to a good friend, just before she died. Madison Coe, 14, was at her dad’s house in Lovington, NM on July 9th when she plugged her cell phone into an extension cable while taking a bath. The report from the United States Customer Product Security Commission and the Lovington Cops Department says she plugged her mobile phone into an extension cord, which was plugged into a non-GFCI, non-grounded restroom wall outlet.

The report goes on to say the phone was never ever immersed in water.

Authorities state Coe took preventative measures to keep the connection of the cords dry, it is thought she was not familiar with a significant location of tearing to the extension cord. Evidence reveals she touched the torn extension cord while she remained in the tub, which had water in it.

Coe’s moms and dads have actually accepted release the picture she took prior to she passed away, to raise awareness of the dangers that the combination of electrical energy, water and portable electronic gadgets can present to individuals, specifically teenagers who are the heaviest users of these devices.

There will be a funeral for Madison Coe on Saturday, July 15, at 2 p.m. at Kings Ridge Church of Christ in Lubbock. The address is 4201 98th Street. There will be a balloon/candlelight memorial following the memorial service, 6:30 p.m. at Terra Vista Intermediate school for all who wish to participate in. The household says they will release balloons and share memories. The balloons will be orange, Madison’s favorite color.

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Teenager struck by automobile while riding scooter in southwest Las Vegas neighborhood

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180″/ > LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -A teen young boy was struck by a vehicle while riding a motorized bike in a southwest Las Vegas area Saturday afternoon.

Las Vegas City authorities reacted to a call showing a mishap with injury at the cross streets of Coldwater Creek Road and West Erie Opportunity, near Cactus Opportunity and Buffalo Drive at 1:51 p.m.

. According to officers, a teen young boy was riding a Motovox Mini Bike north on South Coldwater Creek Road when he did not stop at a posted stop sign. He was struck by a black BMW sedan traveling east on West Erie Avenue to the T-intersection.

The teenager was taken to the University Medical Center Trauma Unit with lethal injuries.

The driver of the BMW cooperated with police at the scene of the accident.

Metro’s Fatal Detail Unit was asked for to examine the occurrence.

Stay with FOX5 and fox5vegas.com for additional updates.

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Teenager struck by cars and truck while riding scooter in Mountains Edge neighborhood

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

A teen young boy was struck by a vehicle while riding a motorized bike in a Mountain Edge area Saturday afternoon.

Las Vegas Metro authorities responded to a call indicating an accident with injury at the cross streets of Coldwater Creek Road and West Erie Avenue, near Cactus Opportunity and Buffalo Drive at 1:51 p.m.

. Inning accordance with officers, a teen kid was riding a Motovox Mini Bike north on South Coldwater Creek Road when he cannot pull up at the published stop indication. He was struck by a black BMW sedan traveling east on West Erie Opportunity to the T-intersection.

The teen was required to the University Medical Center Injury System with dangerous injuries.

The chauffeur of the BMW complied with cops at the scene of the collision.

City’s Fatal Detail System was asked for to investigate the event.

Stay with FOX5 and fox5vegas.com for more updates.

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Teenager provides '' backup ' for TX deputy pumping gas

Deputy Tommi Kelley poses for a photo with McKinley Zoeller, who offered to watch out for her while she pumped gas outside Houston. (Source: Deputy Tommi Kelley/Facebook/CNN)Deputy Tommi Kelley presents for a photo with McKinley Zoeller, who provided to keep an eye out for her while she pumped gas outdoors Houston. (Source: Deputy Tommi Kelley/Facebook/CNN).

(CNN) – A teenager offered to enjoy the back of a constable’s deputy pumping gas in her patrol car.

It happened near Houston days after the shooting death of Deputy Darren Goforth, who a shooter killed at another nearby gas station.

Deputy Tommi Kelley took a photo with the teen, McKinley Zoellner, and published it to social networks. It has gone viral since she put it online.

“Truthfully, I just felt like it was an idea that we needed to do as a nation,” Zoellner said. “Seeing Deputy Goforth really encouraged me a lot.”

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NLV teenager credited with scaring off home invaders

Surveillance still of a home invasion that occurred near Ann Road and Aliante Parkway in North Las Vegas. (FOX5)Security still of a home invasion that took place near Ann Roadway and Aliante Parkway in North Las Vegas. (FOX5).
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV (FOX5) -.

A North Las Vegas teenager is being hailed a hero after scaring home intruders away with a rifle and protecting his young bro and sibling in the process.

The burglary occurred in the middle of the day at a house located near Ann Road and Aliante Parkway.

It was a call that Kiewa Mason stated he ‘d wanted to never ever get from his boy.

“I said, ‘Is everything OK? And he said, ‘No, someone has actually broken into our house,'” Mason stated.

Kiewa Mason’s 14-year-old boy Andrew Mason was home with his bro and sis, both 6 years old.

“I went upstairs and grabbed my bro and told him to hide in the storage room. I got hold of a cellular phone off my papa’s cabinet, grabbed my rifle and concealed in the storage room with my brother,” Andrew Mason said.

Kiewa Mason stated his household has exercised for this scenario.

“I believe in the right to bear arms, and it’s not like he was international to it. We go to the shooting range quite often. We go to the Clark County shooting range frequently. We go to Variety 702,” Kiewa Mason said.

Andrew Mason stated he came face to face with one of the house intruders.

“I had my weapon packed and all set to shoot, but when he saw me he just removed running,” he said.

On the way out, among the home invaders got Kiewa Mason’s safe. Nobody was harmed in the home intrusion.

“He’s outstanding. He did everything completely. [He] could not have done much better, and he’s actually a hero,” Kiewa Mason said of his boy.

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