Two girls fought in a hallway shortly after 10 a.m., and an assistant principal was knocked down from behind trying to break it up, said Sgt. Paul Paulos, a St. Paul police spokesman. A second altercation quickly broke out after the initial fight, and the resource officer shot a short burst of pepper spray in [...]

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TTAPR on September 26th, 2014

the victim told the deputies that he and the 15-year-old had had a long-standing dispute. When the 14-year-old walked out of school Tuesday, he heard his name mentioned in a group the other boy was standing in. The victim walked over to the group and tried to confront the 15-year-old, said Capt. Scott Behrns, who [...]

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TTAPR on April 17th, 2014

As Minneapolis police announce arrests in a violent attack that was filmed and posted on social media. Last week, Fox 9 News spoke with several witnesses who came upon an assault in progress near Roosevelt High School that left a teenaged girl bleeding from the nose and mouth. Brutal beating of teen caught on camera [...]

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TTAPR on February 20th, 2013

Minneapolis Police were called to South High School to break up a large fight that ended with at least five people being taken to the hospital. According to police, the incident began with a food fight, and then escalated from a handful of student to an estimated 300 students. On campus police and school staff [...]

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TTAPR on June 15th, 2011

A recent string of violent incidents in Adult Foster Care homes in the Duluth area have some government leaders concerned. St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg says the entire system of placement and oversight needs to be examined. On March 21st authorities were called to a fire and assault in an adult foster care home [...]

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Fights at a St. Paul high school this week led police to arrest 16 students.  While the official lineis that there were no injuries.  The commentators and witnesses to the fight give a different account. No injuries? Multiple people were pushed into walls. One teacher was hit on the lip (it was swollen. Now it’s [...]

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Seven students are suspended after a week of fights — at least one racially motivated — at Ashland High School. Superintendent Keith Hilts said police from the city and the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, along with Bad River Chairman Mike Wiggins, were at the school Thursday. Their presence was meant to quell [...]

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TTAPR on January 23rd, 2010

Taking intervention out of teacher’s hands — be careful what you wish for. Police say two 17-year-olds were fighting Wednesday afternoon. According to police, one student continued punching even though he was ordered to stop and warned that the officer would use a taser. Cottage Grove Police Chief Craig Woolery said the officer’s actions were [...]

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