May 10th, 2011
Bullying investigated in York teen's suicide
York, PA - York City Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a 14-year-old York girl's suicide, believed to have been precipitated by bullying, but police said making such a connection is difficult. "We have someone investigating it," Chief Wes Kahley said Monday. "But you have to try to look for the connection between events. It can be very hard to prove."
Cyber bullying reaches new levels with 'busto' pages
MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) -- (05/09/11) -- A new form of cyber bullying is victimizing dozens of teens in Mid-Michigan. It's taken teenage taunting to a whole new level, and some worry it could lead to suicide.
Bullies get suspension for 14 days
PETALING JAYA: The four students who were caught bullying their classmate, which was shown on YouTube, have been suspended for 14 days with immediate effect.Deputy Education Minister Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong said the students would also receive counselling.
Bridgeport high school student attacks alleged bully with a baseball bat
BRIDGEPORT — Police said a 17-year-old Bassick High School student, fed up with being constantly bullied, attacked the bully with an aluminum baseball bat in the school.The youth, who was not identified because of his age, was charged with second-degree assault and released after posting a $500 bond.
3 teens admit guilt in setting boy’s hair on fire
HAMILTON — Three Middletown teens admitted guilt Tuesday in connection to setting a classmate’s hair on fire aboard a school bus in February.The three boys, ages 15, 16 and 17 entered “true” pleas to reduced charges in Butler County Juvenile Court. Their trials were scheduled to begin Tuesday before Judge Kathleen Romans.
Issaquah girl to be arraigned in cyberstalking case
One of the two Issaquah girls charged with cyberstalking a classmate is due to make her first court appearance Tuesday.The 12-year-old girl is accused of impersonating one of her classmates on Facebook and using her likeness to post sexually explicit photos and solicit sex from boys.
Child sex predators busted in Polk County
Winter Haven, Florida -- Twenty-two men are the latest to be rounded up in an Internet child predator sting conducted by the Polk County Sheriff's Office and the Central Florida Crimes Against Children Task Force.