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  • Teens taunted by bullies are more likely to consider, attempt suicide

    Teens taunted by bullies are more likely to consider, attempt suicide
    Victims of bullying were more than twice as likely as other kids to contemplate suicide and about 2.5 times as likely to try to kill themselves, according to a new study that quantifies the emotional effects of being teased, harassed, beaten up or...
  • Two arrested in videotaped fight at O.C. grade school

    Two arrested in videotaped fight at O.C. grade school
    An 18-year-old Orange County man faces assault and battery charges after allegedly kicking a boy in the head and knocking him unconscious in a melee captured on video. The incident took place at a grade school in the upscale city of Ladera Ranch in...
  • Seven students charged with beating girl on school bus

    No bullies on board! Please! Five girls and two boys, between the ages of 12 through 15, beat a 13-year-old girl so badly she was left unconscious and had to be taken to a hospital Friday morning while on a school bus in Ocala, according to Sheriff&...
  • The virtual world of cyberbullying

    The virtual world of cyberbullying
    Whether it’s a child getting teased on the playground, or a teenager being the subject of a mean note passed around the classroom, bullying is a problem that parents and teachers have been dealing with for years. But with the growing use of...
  • Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students

    Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students
    U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, said Friday he’s supporting the National Day of Silence, a day of action organized to bring attention to the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students. On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-...
  • Mystery over Bridgeport arrests: Molotov cocktails or brewing equipment?

    Mystery over Bridgeport arrests: Molotov cocktails or brewing equipment?
    As the NATO summit approached, Chicago police Friday continued to hold several people suspected of making Molotov cocktails but would say nothing about the arrests, adding to a growing mystery over the nature of the investigation. Police earlier Friday...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Children's novel promotes healthy lifestyle

    The children's novel "The Adventures of M.T. Pitt" is helping Howard County promote healthy lifestyles for youths. The book shines a light on an imaginative young boy whose expanding girth makes him a target for the school bully. The Howard County Health...
  • Victimized twice

    Victimized twice
    Victims of sexual harassment often remain in the shadows for one simple reason: fear. Fear of accusations becoming public, of having their entire lives scrutinized. Fear they may be judged uncharitably by people who don't know them. Examples of those...
  • Warning signs that a child might have suicidal thoughts

    Warning signs that a child might have suicidal thoughts
    Suicide by young children is extremely rare, but experts say parents and teachers need to be aware of the warning signs in children suffering from depression or having suicidal thoughts. Last week, Ashlynn Conner, 10, of Ridge Farm, Ill., was found...
  • Lawsuits Produce More Allegations Of Misconduct By New Britain Police Captain

    In a deposition taken in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city police, a woman claims that about 15 years ago a police officer — now a top commander — frequently had sex with her while he was on duty. In the deposition, Michelle...