TTAPR on August 19th, 2010

A 17-year-old boy on his way to school was shot in the leg as he walked to Gage Park High School this morning, authorities said. At least one person was being questioned, police said. Police and school officials said initial information that the shooting may have happened during a large fight was incorrect, and was [...]

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Three security guards watched a group of teens punch, kick and rob a 15-year-old girl in the downtown Seattle Metro bus tunnel without intervening. Security video shows the guards call for help on their radios, but they don’t go to the aid of the girl even as she is being kicked in the head. A [...]

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TTAPR on December 13th, 2009

BRUNSWICK – Concerned by recent fights at high school athletic events, the Glynn County school board is looking into issuing stun guns to the school system’s police officers. John Madala, chairman of the board’s Safety and Discipline Committee, advocates the measure and said giving the officers Tasers would deter student violence and bolster school security.  [...]

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TTAPR on August 7th, 2009

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death Friday in a hallway at his high school.  The student charged with the murder has a form of autism, has a history of fairly serious psychological diagnoses and has been taking medications for many years.  The two boys got into a fight in a bathroom, and it spilled [...]

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Enraged by a recent rash of robberies allegedly committed by teens, Upper Darby Police Superintendent said that those who draft legislation should spend a night on the streets of Upper Darby.   Last week, six “wolf-pack” robberies committed by males 14-to-17-years-old – in groups of three to eight – occurred throughout the township.  All of [...]

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