Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

Dual US-Israeli citizen stabbed by Palestinian teen in West Bank

AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean A Palestinian teen fatally stabbed an American-born Jewish settler in the West Bank on Sunday.  The victim, Ari Fuld, 45, was well-known among settlers as a pro-Israel advocate. The suspected assailant was shot and seized by armed civilians and taken into custody. Palestinian street attacks against Israelis, many carried out by assailants […]

‘Teen Spirit’ Review: Max Minghella’s Directorial Debut Lacks Pop [TIFF]

If A Star is Born was the folk song of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, a familiar tune brilliantly rendered by cover artist Bradley Cooper, then Teen Spirit was its pop song. The film is derivative, calibrated to appeal to a lowest-common-denominator audience … and yet admittedly catchy, even if it’s immediately recognizable as […]

Flavorwire Interview: Larry Clark on Movie Stars, Teen Sex, and His Skater Classic ‘Kids’

Few contemporary filmmakers are as provocative – and divisive – as Larry Clark, the 75-year-old photographer-turned-director whose grimy aesthetic and offhand style are getting the full-on retrospective treatment at Metrograph, beginning August 25. The Oklahoma native first came to national prominence with the 1971 publication of his photo book Tulsa, which he followed in 1983 […]

St. Louis teen posts ‘made it to see 17,’ gets shot & killed on birthday

An hour after posting on Facebook that he “made it to see 17,” Armond Latimore was dead, shot in the head outside a St. Louis, Missouri restaurant on his birthday. Latimore was shot outside a Chinese restaurant on North Grand Boulevard around 1 pm local time on Saturday, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He […]

Book Excerpt: Teen Rock Drummer Laura Davis-Chanin on Meeting David Bowie

In her new memoir The Girl in the Back: A Female Drummer’s Life with Bowie, Blondie, and the ’70s Rock Scene (out now from Backbeat Books), Laura Davis-Chanin tells the fascinating story of her journey through the late-‘70s NYC punk scene, where the drummer (then a mere 17 years old) immersed herself in the now-fabled world […]

'Where's the evidence?' Chicago community shocked after teen kills himself while running from police

A Chicago community is in disbelief after a 16-year-old African-American teen reportedly shot himself while running from officers after they tried to question him about being in possession of a weapon. The incident unfolded just before 7pm local time on Friday, when police spotted Steven Rosenthal with a gun and tried to talk to him, […]

Teen faces year in jail for pushing friend off 60ft bridge (VIDEO)

An 18-year-old girl has been charged with reckless endangerment for pushing her 16-year-old friend off a 60-foot bridge in Washington state. Prosecutors filed charges against Taylor Smith on Friday for pushing her friend, Jordan Holgerson, off Moulton Falls bridge earlier this month. Footage of the incident was uploaded to social media and quickly went viral. […]