Police will now be posted on a daily basis at Opelousas High School after a series of fights and beatings occurred at the school Monday morning. A total of 18 students were taken into custody after the melee, which resulted in minor injury to two students. Opelousas Police Capt. Martin McLendon said that, of the [...]

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The school board hopes to bring resource officers back to all Rowan County middle schools. And one school system official said Monday they’re needed. Discipline problems are on the rise, with a quarter of the incidents the system reports to the state coming from middle schools last year. According to advocates, teachers should not be [...]

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TTAPR on September 25th, 2013

Opelousas police says 18 people are in custody following a fight at Opelousas High School. The fights started on the school campus around 7:15 a.m. Monday. McClendon said the department had been investigating gang activity in Opelousas, and they believe Monday’s outbreak may be gang related. Officer Jodi White says police are questioning witnesses and [...]

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Last Thursday afternoon, there were two separate fights at the Digital Learning Center, an alternative high school that is part of the Ferndale Public Schools. The fights were intense, and one program administrator was injured, requiring medical care, in the process of restoring order to the lunch room. The other fight involved the school resource [...]

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TTAPR on September 25th, 2013

A 15-year-old Kipling Collegiate Institute student was rushed to hospital in serious but non-life-threatening condition Monday afternoon after being stabbed multiple times outside his school. Const. Sarah Diamond said the male victim was stabbed three times during an altercation with a group of males on the grounds of The Westway and Martin Grove Road area [...]

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TTAPR on September 20th, 2013

Four Varina High School students were arrested after a teacher was assaulted during a school fight. The teacher was attempting to break up the fight when he was punched (assaulted) by one of the students. Javalais Wright, 18, was charged with assault, assault on school employee, and disorderly conduct, according to police. One 16-year-old male [...]

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Female students age 15 and 13 were arrested Friday at two city schools — one for possessing a stun gun, one for assaulting a student and a teacher. Police were called to East High School, 474 Bennington Ave., at 10 a.m. They stood by as the principal pulled a 15-year-old girl into his office and [...]

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One Shelby County board member is speaking out after the repeated violence and weapon confiscation in Shelby County schools. Shelby County School Board Member Kevin Woods admits “We do understand there are elements in our community that will find it’s way in schools.” Since the first week of the school year, repeated incidents of students [...]

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A couple of Chickasha High School students are in hot water, after an administrator was struck in the face trying to break up their bathroom brawl yesterday. The fight broke out before the school day could even begin. The vice principal didn’t hesitate to step in but ended up catching one of the swings to [...]

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A 14-year-old Altadena boy was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon Thursday after breaking another boy’s nose during a fight at Pasadena High School, police said. The alleged victim, a 13-year-old Pasadena boy, suffered a broken nose and other injuries after being kneed in the face during a fight with the older [...]

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