| May 19, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Sonoma County sheriff's officials said Monday that they are unable to find any evidence that an 11-year-old boy terrorized the daughter of a woman accused of grabbing him by the throat last week for alleged bullying.
Sheriff's officials said in a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:50 AM
They said she was ugly. Disgusting, even.
They threatened to punch her in her "acne covered face."
They said she was too fat. She needed to eat more. They mocked her armpit hair, her tattoos, her art.
One even wished that she would die. ...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Bullying, amplified by social media, can be a serious problem. But bringing criminal charges against children and teenagers who are mean to their peers isn't the answer, especially when they're literally too young to have learned that one plus one...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Attorneys for Glendale Unified are seeking dismissal of a lawsuit filed by parents of a boy who committed suicide on school grounds, stating in court papers that claims that bullying was a major factor in his death are meritless.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Former Governor Charlie Crist is helping Rebecca Sedwick's mother explore her legal options after the 12-year-old jumped to her death because of cyberbullying.
Rebecca's mother, Tricia Norman, hired the prominent Morgan & Morgan law firm in her quest...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Local filmmakers are creating a documentary about how the climate for LGBT students and educators at South Florida schools has evolved since the late 1970s.
"Schools, of course, just like the society has, have changed amazingly in 20 to 30 years, so...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
At more than 300 pounds each, offensive line mates Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin of the Miami Dolphins aren't your typical bully and victim.
But it takes something out of the ordinary the spotlight of professional sports or a noisy lawsuit for...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Lehigh Valley Republican Rep. Charlie Dent signed his name to legislation this week to combat bullying at schools, which specifically includes the targeting of children based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Dent's support marks the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looking ahead: For many Jews, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur signify new beginnings — time for reflection, apologies and forgiveness. The tradition of blowing the shofar (loud horn) serves as a wake-up call to examine our deeds, responsibilities,...