GOTV 4 Teens founder Letina Brady Pettis, left, during a voter registration drive event held at Wendell Phillips Academy High School on Feb. 14, 2024. (Courtesy of GOTV 4 Teens)

Some teenagers in Illinois who are too young to vote for this year's primary and general election are already preparing for their first chance to vote in other future elections.

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The study compares firearm injury emergency department visits for kids at nine urban hospitals across the U.S. before and during the pandemic.

A new blood test could diagnose depression in teens. The co-author of a new study tells us how her research could cut down the disease's social stigma.


Program Offers Summer Jobs for Chicago's Youth

A program to keep Chicago’s youth safe this summer was announced on Friday.