Spike strip stops 3 teens allegedly running from police in stolen car
SAN ANTONIO – Three teenagers are facing criminal charges after a robbery and chase along local highways that reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Police say the car they were in had been stolen earlier in the evening from a 20-year-old at the Quality Inn hotel. Officers spotted the stolen car shortly after 4 a.m. in the area of Loop 410 and Summit Parkway and began to follow it. At times they reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour, police said. AdWith help from Bexar County sheriff’s deputies who deployed a spike strip, they were able to disable the car by flattening its tires.
Teenage vaping rates are down since the pandemic, experts say
But now, the teenage vaping rates have fallen during COVID-19 lockdowns. Teenage vaping and COVID-19 can cause long-term debilitating lung conditions. Experts say one of the main reasons they’ve seen a drop in youth vaping is because they’re worried about their lung health. That’s because experts say vaping among teens is socially driven. Researchers suggest although teenage vaping has become less of a concern, it’s still a major problem.
SAPD: 1 teen dead, 1 hospitalized after accidental shooting on West Side
A teenager wounded in an accidental shooting early Wednesday has died, according to San Antonio police. Officers responded around 2:13 a.m. to the 200 block of Remolino on the West Side, where they found two teenagers with gunshot wounds. A 19-year-old man succumbed to his injuries, while an 18-year-old woman was in stable condition, police said. FIND OUT FIRST: Get San Antonio breaking news directly to your inboxThe Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as Jose Ortega, 19. The incident was being handled as an accidental shooting, police said.mysanantonio.com
Here are some warning signs of mental anguish in teenagers
The pandemic has not only affected our physical health but also our daily lives, our jobs, and even our finances. Doctors and psychologists are also seeing the mental impact as well especially in teenagers... who thrive on social interaction. But there are some of warning signs you’ll see in teens if they require additional help. Also watch out for loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, if they have a hard time sleeping, and changes in eating habits. Spending time as a family, and staying off electronic devices can help bring down some of the negative feelings teens are facing.