A sixteen year-old Houston student was caught on video shoving his 66 year-old teacher to the ground during class. The entire assault was posted on the internet. A 16-year-old boy has been charged with injury to the elderly after cell phone video captured him shoving a substitute teacher at Nimitz High School. The cell phone [...]

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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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Continue reading about CA. Drugs and Violence in San Ramon. DVHS Video Raises Concern from Community

We showed several Baldwin County school board members disturbing You Tube footage of fights between students at a board meeting in Robertsdale Thursday night. In one of the videos- a female student brutally attacks another girl and beats her until she falls to the ground. Fellow students cheer on the brawl and laugh at the [...]

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In an interesting article out of Florida is bringing to the forefront a situation that is striving to balance one student’s right to live in peace against the first amendment right of others to post a video of something that happened in a public place. Vanessa Chauvin a 14 year old student out of Clearwater, [...]

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TTAPR on February 20th, 2013

A simple facebook or you tube search finds hundreds (or more) student fights. While there are a ton of sites devoted to the negatives of social media, one of the positives is the evidence these posted video recounts are providing for law enforcement and the courts. A cell phone video posted on a student’s Facebook [...]

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TTAPR on September 29th, 2012

Six juveniles thugs — the youngest 11, and the oldest 17 — nearly boxed in Dallas Watts, a 78-year-old man from East Toledo. Mr. Watts was on his way home from the nearby Gas Express Mart at Starr Avenue and White Street about 4:45p.m. Saturday when the boys approached him. One pointed at Mr. Watts [...]

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When an eighth-grader at Solano Middle School began forcing Makiya Howell into a girls’ restroom last month, she struggled and pulled away. “I actually tried to sit on the floor, but she jerked me up in the bathroom,” said Makiya, a 12-year-old sixth-grader. Inside waiting for her was another eighth-grader, who Makiya and her family [...]

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U.S. Rep. Al Green released a statement Saturday condemning a violent confrontation between two students at Thurgood Marshall High School last week. Cell phone video of the April 27 incident shows students crowded in a stairwell watching sophomore girls beat each other, one swinging what’s said to be a sock with a metal lock in [...]

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TTAPR on May 4th, 2012

Fights between both boys and girls from McDonogh 35 High School in New Orleans were posted online to YouTube, shocking parents with the graphic images. The Orleans Parish School Board said the students involved in the fights have been disciplined. However, some students say the fights aren’t unusual. Videos of the fights show students brawling [...]

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