| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:05 PM
SPARKS, Nev. — He was dressed like any other student at Sparks Middle School: standard khaki pants and a Sparks sweat shirt. He was tall for a middle schooler, with dark, spiked hair, and he held a Ruger 9-millimeter semiautomatic handgun in his...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Jose Baez, the Florida lawyer who became a household name after defending Casey Anthony, is now representing the 12-year-old girl accused of bullying Rebecca Ann Sedwick for over a year before her suicide.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd last week...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:02 PM
A group of mostly San Clemente High School students received affirmative honks and the occasional "woo-hoo" late Friday afternoon in Laguna Beach as they protested bullying.
Members of the Cool 2 Be Kind Club stood in a line along Coast Highway at...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:40 AM
American Education Week will sweep through our local schools Nov. 18-22. Parent visitations, open houses and many exciting programs have been planned for this special week. Rodgers Forge Elementary School welcomes parents of grade three on Nov. 18, grades...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:39 PM
A roughly five-month investigation into hazing allegations at Maine West High School has cost the district about $115,000, a district spokesman said Saturday.
In January, Maine Township High School District 207 hired the law firm of Hinshaw &...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Though it’s only the first day of the new year, the calendar is already packed for the Jewel City. A plastic bag ban goes into effect this year, the Museum of Neon Art is slated to open, the city looks to see how Chief Robert Castro will run the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Issues surrounding bullying have taken a front seat in public discourse during the past few years, and the growing awareness has generally been regarded as a positive development.
But in recent months questions have been increasingly raised about the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
It's hard to think of Jonathan Martin as a hapless victim of bullying. He's 6 foot 5, 312 pounds, with a Stanford education and a job he loves.
At least he seemed to love it until last week, when he walked away from the Miami Dolphins football team...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Four Manchester High School students involved in a cyber-bullying incident that circulated an online list of female students and their alleged sexual activity have been properly suspended, pending possible expulsion.
As a high school teacher and often...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Charges have been dropped against two teenage girls accused of bullying a 12-year-old Florida student into killing herself in September, but the controversy isn't over.
The suicide of Rebecca Ann Sedwick became one of the nation's most prominent...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Last month's march against bullying by a group of San Clemente High School students near Main Beach was as much a visible reminder of this type of harassment and its severe consequences as it was a call to eradicate it from society.
And as recent...