Teens http://wfae.org en Teens Learn About Judicial System Through Court Camp http://wfae.org/post/teens-learn-about-judicial-system-through-court-camp <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Summer is filled with day camps for kids. Church camp. Basketball camp. Dance camp. You get the idea. A</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;camp that’s somewhat new to the summer scene: Court camp.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:12:56 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 32362 at http://wfae.org Teens Learn About Judicial System Through Court Camp Teen Entrepreneurs http://wfae.org/post/teen-entrepreneurs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">School is out for summer and teenagers across the country are on the hunt for summer jobs. However, some Charlotte teens have skipped the job application process by starting their own small businesses instead. How have these teenagers used their passions to turn a profit? What resources are available for youth in the greater Charlotte area to gain business experience? And how has the face of a business owner diversified over the past few years? A conversation about entrepreneurship when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 04:00:00 +0000 30072 at http://wfae.org Teen Entrepreneurs Teen Charged In Vandalism Of Tombstones http://wfae.org/post/teen-charged-vandalism-tombstones <p></p><p>City workers in Concord say they were really creeped out on Thursday morning.</p><p>At 11:30, a city employee who helps care for the Oakwood cemetery noticed something really strange. A teenager was pushing over tombstones in the furthest section of the 44-acre cemetery. The employee immediately called police.</p><p>David Ratchford is the city of Concord's director of building and grounds. He looks after Oakwood, which is one of the city's four cemeteries.</p><p>"This is just shocking, we've never had this level of vandalism," Ratchford says.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:24:48 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 16008 at http://wfae.org Teen Charged In Vandalism Of Tombstones Teens Line Up For Voter Pre-Registration http://wfae.org/post/teens-line-voter-pre-registration <p><strong><em>Editor's Note:</em></strong> <em>This story includes a correction</em></p><p>North Carolina is one of just five states that allows teenagers to "pre-register.” But, the state goes a step further: &nbsp;local election boards are required to hold voter registration drives in all public high schools.&nbsp; In Mecklenburg County alone, there are more than 5,600 teens pre-registered to vote.&nbsp;</p><div><p>At West Mecklenburg High School, student-body president Brodrick Montgomery is inspired to grab a bullhorn.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:51:17 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 5840 at http://wfae.org Teens Line Up For Voter Pre-Registration Police Arrest Five Teens Accused of Fatally Shooting Local Teen http://wfae.org/post/police-arrest-five-teens-accused-fatally-shooting-local-teen <p>Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested five teenagers early Tuesday morning in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Northeast Mecklenburg County on Sunday night. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say that trouble started on Saturday. Five teenagers believed 17-year-old Kydaryune “K.C.” Curry disrespected them in front of a girl.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:04:39 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 5265 at http://wfae.org Police Arrest Five Teens Accused of Fatally Shooting Local Teen