The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says an officer with the Youth Development Facility in Eastman was hurt Sunday night after he was assaulted with a broomstick during a riot there. Captain Tony Winborn, Public Information Officer for the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, says they received a call for assistance from the Eastman Youth Development Facility [...]

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TTAPR on January 29th, 2011

One student wrote on her Facebook page, “Is this shooting at school tomorrow for real? why is everybody freaking out!?” Bellevue Public Schools spokeswoman Cathy Williams said the rumor stemmed from a fight Tuesday between students at the high school. Similar rumors swirled around Omaha South High School, prompting police to post extra officers at [...]

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Two 13-year-old boys were arrested for allegedly shooting another teen outside an elementary school Thursday.The boys, whose names were not released because of their age, were identified and arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon about six hours after a 15-year-old Pomona boy was shot in a park near Philadelphia Elementary School in [...]

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TTAPR on January 28th, 2011

A family, brand new to Rio Rancho, is furious after they said their daughter was jumped on Cleveland High School property and the shocking video was posted on the Internet. Chantele Alicea, 14, said it was crazy enough being jumped by two classmates just two weeks after moving from Costa Rica and when her father [...]

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This story leaves one to wonder how many other stories are out there not reported. MONTREAL – A child-protection agency near Montreal faces a $408,000 lawsuit amid allegations that a 10-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by five boys aged 10-12 while under its care. The lawsuit, filed by the girl’s father, says young assailants performed [...]

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TTAPR on January 28th, 2011

A video on a popular website preserved the callous behavior of many  High School students who cheered wildly as a female classmate was beaten a few feet in front of them. Someone posted a video Friday on YouTube of two Farmington High School girls brawling while encircled by at least 50 students, many of whom [...]

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The recent brawl at Cathedral High School, in which a 14-year-old boy had his cheek and orbital bones fractured while his classmates cheered on the fight and recorded it on their cellphone cameras, is a painful image of what is becoming a growing problem in too many high schools here and abroad. Many people who [...]

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TTAPR on January 27th, 2011

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident between two students at Rock Hill High School that resulted in one being taken to the hospital. The incident, a fight between two 17-year-old boys, occurred around 7:30 a.m. on Monday at the high school, Sheriff Jeff Lawless said. The fight sent one boy to the [...]

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TTAPR on January 27th, 2011

Students argue and threaten one another on the site. Students insult or lie about teachers and principals. Teachers insult students. Teachers insult other teachers. “Social media is a turbulent area in school law right now,” Tomberlin said. “But we can’t monitor what is communicated on social media websites outside of our schools.” A recent case [...]

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A Dubuque social worker is in fair condition tonight after a teen at Hillcrest Family Services attacked him. Police say that teen tried to kill the worker. 17-year-old Jesse Shimon faces attempted murder charges. Investigators say he ran away from the treatment facility, broke into a car repair shop, stole a car and a shotgun [...]

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