The principal and some students at Washington High School in Kansas City, Kan., fire back against complaints that their school is unsafe. A fight between a male and female student at school last week was caught on tape and shown on television newscasts. “We have only had three fights this school year, and we have [...]

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The principal and some students at Washington High School in Kansas City, Kan., fire back against complaints that their school is unsafe. A fight between a male and female student at school last week was caught on tape and shown on television newscasts. Since then a community activist, Tanika Pledger, has voiced concerns about other [...]

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TTAPR on November 22nd, 2013

Six teens were arrested in fight at a Wichita high school Tuesday afternoon. An SRO at Southeast High School called for backup when the fight broke out near the cafeteria around 12:15 this afternoon. Wichita Police Lt. Sam Hanley said it started when someone said something that offended someone else, and erupted to a fight [...]

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TTAPR on February 6th, 2012

Police are investigating a school fight so violent one teen had to get five staples put into his head. The 17-year old, police said, who beat up a student has been arrested, but KCTV5 News learned he could be facing more charges and even jail time. Blue Springs Police now know what it was they [...]

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TTAPR on September 3rd, 2011

Kansas City police arrested four students at Southwest Early College Campus for disorderly conduct after several fights broke out Friday inside the building. Police were called to the school at 6512 Wornall Road about 11:50 a.m. Police determined two students started a fight, and then four additional fights broke out. The school resource officer, school [...]

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Wonder how much the firefighting and police reinforcements cost. What had been a fresh start at Southwest Early College Campus took a harrowing turn Friday. At least three fires, two evacuations and a large fight in the auditorium returned the Kansas City school to the frantic days that marked much of its first semester. No [...]

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