TTAPR on January 26th, 2014

The attorney for a student, who was allegedly beaten at school by a classmate, said the family is likely to file a lawsuit against the Osceola County School District. Last week, Channel 9 reported on the story of two special needs students fighting at Discovery Intermediate School. The fight was captured on cellphone video. Following [...]

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13-year-old boy was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained fighting with another student on a school bus.The boy said that he had been “messing around” with another student from whom he snatched a GameStop gift card. That enraged the other student, who punched him several times in the face. The bus [...]

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Manalapan police have charged resident Salvatore Geloso with aggravated assault for allegedly kicking someone in the head during a fight that took place in August. According to police, a fight took place at Milford Brook School on August 12, 2013 where a 19-year-old man from Morganville was reportedly jumped by several teenagers. The victim was [...]

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A bullying incident at a local high school caught on video has captured national attention. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Etiwanda High School freshman Kobe Nelson and a classmate had a violent confrontation between classes. School officials intervened and suspended both students. Upon his return home, Kobe, 14, protested his innocence: “‘Look Dad, I didn’t do [...]

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TTAPR on January 25th, 2014

A Boonsboro High School student is facing charges after a fight at the school last week, according to officials with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The student, 16, was not identified by police. The fight happened between classes. Another student and a teacher suffered minor injuries as a result of the altercation. Police say the [...]

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A 17-year-old student at Wolfson High School was arrested and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was involved in a fight with another Wolfson High student Wednesday morning. Police said, the victim approached the suspect in the hallway and began hitting the suspect several times [...]

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Despite all the lip service given to battling bullying, many kids are still being seriously hurt while on school grounds, a new study shows. Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries severe enough to land them in the emergency room, according to the study published in Pediatrics. “We were surprised,” Amanullah said. [...]

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The 13-year-old Devine Middle School student who stabbed a band teacher on campus Friday has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in a weapons free zone, according to the Devine Police Department. The male teenager was magistrated and has been transported to the Atascosa County Juvenile Detention Center, police said. The attack [...]

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16-year-old girl is facing assault charges for allegedly kicking the vice principal at Pittsfield High School in the head on Friday while he was trying to break up a fight at the school. The girl was arrested after police responded about 11:15 a.m. to the incident in the school’s cafeteria, where staff members were trying [...]

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TTAPR on January 16th, 2014

The bus was pulling into the Pocono Mountain East High School when the “short altercation” occurred, district spokeswoman Wendy Frable said by email. She said no weapons were used during the fight. Administrators and a school resource officer in the lot during the arrival time intervened, Frable said. State police are investigating the incident. Frable [...]

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