| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:13 AM
No bullies on board!
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&...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:05 PM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:14 AM
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-...
| May 18, 2012
| 11:29 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 5:19 PM
An Annapolis man accused of charging dozens of schools across the state to deliver Ravens players for assemblies then reneging without refunding the money has been placed on the most-wanted list in Queen Anne's County, where he has been charged with three...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:07 PM
A Florida A&M University alumnus and student journalists at the college have launched an independent website devoted to collecting reports of hazing past and present on "their beloved campus" — an effort that they say has elicited at least two dozen...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Christopher Brennan Maxwell, 35, who has addresses in the first block of West Inca Street and the 1800 block of Greencastle Drive in Rosedale, was arrested on a bench warrant...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:08 PM
"Ashfall" by Mike Mullin
Tanglewood Press, 476 pages, $16.95
Ages 12 and up
Apocalyptic books are always an entertaining diversion because they force you to imagine a dystopian future where society has gone horribly awry. Life, in most of these books, is...
| Dec 15, 2011
A delightfully useful and versatile term has been floating around a lot lately: "hot mess." Usually it refers to a person, often (but not always) a woman, whose behavior is exceedingly self-destructive but who remains exceedingly compelling nonetheless....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A city jury heard opening statements Thursday in a $1.3 million lawsuit in which parents allege that the school system was grossly negligent and failed to prevent their two children, including a special-needs student, from being bullied.