WBEZ | teen http://www.wbez.org/tags/teen Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Morning Shift: Teens struggle to find jobs in tough economy http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-08-30/morning-shift-teens-struggle-find-jobs-tough-economy <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Teen Jobs - Flickr-iwearyourshirt.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Chicago Sky have made made it to the playoffs for the first time in eight years. What does Cheryl Raye-Stout think about their chances? And we talk about how many teen jobs have been hijacked by unemployed adults.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-55/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-55.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/morning-shift-55" target="_blank">View the story "Morning Shift: Teens struggle to find jobs in tough economy " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:53:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/morning-shift-tony-sarabia/2013-08-30/morning-shift-teens-struggle-find-jobs-tough-economy Teen gets 26 years in beating case http://www.wbez.org/story/beating-death/teen-gets-26-years-beating-case <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/shackles_getty.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>A judge in Chicago has handed down a 26-year sentence for a teen who pleaded guilty to participating in the beating death of a high school honor student that was caught on video.</p><p>Seventeen-year-old Eric Carson pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2009 death of 16-year-old Derrion Albert.</p><p>The Chicago Tribune reports that Carson wept in court Friday as he said goodbye to his family. The sentence was part of an agreement with prosecutors.</p><p>Carson was 16 at the time of the attack. He was seen on the video hitting Albert on the back of the head with a large board. Albert was then beaten and stomped by several other teens.</p><p>Two other defendants have been convicted in Albert's death, and two others await trial.<br /><br />&nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 18:52:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/story/beating-death/teen-gets-26-years-beating-case