| May 19, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A Santa Rosa woman was arrested on suspicion of choking an 11-year-old boy in front of his classmates for allegedly bullying her daughter.
Delia Garcia-Bratcher, 30, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting the boy Friday at Olivet Elementary School in...
| 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...
| 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.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:50 PM
An anti-bullying program developed for elementary school-aged children is being retooled for a whole new audience: seniors in retirement and assisted living facilities.
Alyse November — the licensed clinical social worker behind the original...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:31 PM
St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 recently filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student who alleges the district did nothing to stop fellow drill team members from repeatedly bullying her.
The suit, filed with the Kane...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In a nation that has drawn international notoriety for drug cartel carnage, public officials are now focusing on another form of violence that plagues Mexican society: school bullying.
In recent weeks, President Enrique Peña Nieto railed against...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:12 PM
A lawsuit filed Friday against the Los Angeles Unified School District by a former student alleges administrators failed to intervene when he was bullied and taunted for months last year about his sexuality.
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 10:56 AM
A judge is set to consider next week whether to dismiss a case brought against the Glendale Unified School District by the family of a Crescenta Valley High School student who killed himself on campus in 2012.
While attorneys for the family of Drew...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
DiJohn Thomas grew up bouncing between foster placements in Baltimore, never knowing how his peers, the next foster parents or staff at his next group home would respond to his being gay.
Sometimes the adults responded negatively, he said, and his peers...