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Incognito Lets Loose on Twitter

Incognito Lets Loose on Twitter

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito had a different tone then he did eight days ago when he took to Twiiter Wednesday to talk about his teammate Jonathan Martin. “Dear Jon Martin…..The truth is going…

Jonathan Martin Meets in Manhattan with NFL

Jonathan Martin Meets in Manhattan with NFL

NFL Shield (NFL)(NEW YORK) — Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin met with the NFL Friday to discuss his claims of his harassment in the Dolphins locker room.
Martin met at special investigator Ted Well’s office in Manhattan in the morning…

Abercrombie Apologizes, Meets with Teens to Address Controversy

Abercrombie Apologizes, Meets with Teens to Address Controversy

Paul Taggart/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The viral backlash against Abercrombie & Fitch for refusing to offer larger sizes for their customers, and for the controversial remarks made by their CEO, Mike Jeffries, isn’t going away.&…

Bus Aide Arrested for Allegedly Bullying 5-Year-Old Boy

Bus Aide Arrested for Allegedly Bullying 5-Year-Old Boy

George Doyle/Stockbyte(PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla.) — A school bus aide in Port Saint Lucie, Fla. was arrested and charged with stalking after surveillance footage showed her allegedly bullying a 5-year-old boy.Newly released surveillance videos show Danet…

Study: Bullying Leaves Psychological Scars Lasting into Adulthood

Study: Bullying Leaves Psychological Scars Lasting into Adulthood

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Children who are bullied can suffer serious psychological effects stretching well into adulthood, according to a new study led by Duke Medicine researchers.Their report undercuts previous beliefs that most bullied childre…

Bullying Attack Leaves Pennsylvania Boy in Coma

Bullying Attack Leaves Pennsylvania Boy in Coma

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — A Pennsylvania boy is currently in a medically induced coma after a schoolyard fight with classmates who he and his family claims were bullying him.Sixth-grader Bailly O’Neil, an honors student of Darby Tow…

Ohio Man Sentenced to One Month in Jail After Teasing Disabled Girl

Ohio Man Sentenced to One Month in Jail After Teasing Disabled Girl

Comstock/Thinkstock(CANTON, Ohio) — An Ohio man faces one month of jail time for teasing and taunting a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy after a video of the incident went viral.On Nov. 27, Judge John A. Poulos of the Canton Municipal Court senten…

Parents Outraged Over ‘Principal-Approved Teacher Bullying’

Parents Outraged Over ‘Principal-Approved Teacher Bullying’

CASSIA COUNTY – Parents are outraged over an incident they say was principal-approved teacher bullying. KBOI reports six students at Declo Elementary near Burley were punished when they didn’t meet their reading goals. The teacher of the fourth grade class allowed other students to use markers to draw mustaches and write names on the faces […]

Bullied ISU Player Suspended From Team

Bullied ISU Player Suspended From Team

(POCATELLO) – An Idaho State football player involved in a shoving incident with head coach Mike Kramer last month has been suspended from the team. Wide receiver Derek Graves was notified by letter Thursday that he had been suspended indefinitely. The letter, which Kramer authored, alleged that Graves violated team policy for being late for […]

Study: Bullies Nearly Twice as Likely to Have Mental Health Disorder

Study: Bullies Nearly Twice as Likely to Have Mental Health Disorder

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Mental disorders plague many adults who were bullied as children, but a new study suggests that those who had mental health disorders during childhood are three times more likely to become bullies.Researchers at Br…

Bullied Canadian Teen Leaves Behind YouTube Video

Bullied Canadian Teen Leaves Behind YouTube Video

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A Canadian teenager posted a heartbreaking video on YouTube chronicling years of bullying in school and online, detailing her cutting and humiliation up until she died this week. Amanda Todd, 15, posted the video called “My story:…

Gay Boy Scout, Bullied by Troop, Denied Eagle Rank

Gay Boy Scout, Bullied by Troop, Denied Eagle Rank

Courtesy Karen Andresen(NEW YORK) — Ryan Andresen has spent a decade completing the requirements for the coveted Eagle Scout award, and now that he is just about to turn 18 — the cut-off date for attaining the highest honor — his Boy Scout troop won…

Texas Woman Can’t Gain Weight, Bullied Over Looks

Texas Woman Can’t Gain Weight, Bullied Over Looks

Courtesy Lizzie Velasquez(NEW YORK) — Lizzie Velasquez gets a lot of stares.  The 23-year-old senior at Texas State University stands 5 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs just 58 pounds.”I can’t gain weight,” said Velasquez, describing the rare syndr…

Washington Teacher Accused of Bullying Student Put on Leave

Washington Teacher Accused of Bullying Student Put on Leave

Ron Chapple Studios/Thinkstock(TACOMA, Wash.) — A Gig Harbor, Wash., middle school teacher who is accused of bullying a student has been placed on administrative leave after the alleged victim’s parents called for the teacher to be fired. John Rosi, w…

Parents Want Teacher Fired After Bullying of Son Caught on Tape

Parents Want Teacher Fired After Bullying of Son Caught on Tape

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(TACOMA, Wash.) — The parents of a Washington middle school student who was recorded in what appears to be a bullying incident where he is seen being dragged around the room and has a sock stuffed in his mouth are outraged tha…

Bullied 14-Year-Old Girl Gets Plastic Surgery to Fix Ears, Nose, Chin

Bullied 14-Year-Old Girl Gets Plastic Surgery to Fix Ears, Nose, Chin

Courtesy the Iles Family(NEW YORK) — At first glance, Nadia Iles, 14, exudes an air of confidence that many other girls her age lack.  But that confidence was hard won.Teased about her big ears since she was 7 years old, Iles found school a night…

Administration Urges Multi-Pronged Effort to Stop School Bullies

Administration Urges Multi-Pronged Effort to Stop School Bullies

US Dept of Education(WASHINGTON) — Delivering the keynote address Tuesday at the Bullying Prevention Summit, Education Secretary Arne Duncan promised that the Obama administration would make awareness of the problem a national priority.That includes r…

Cyberbullying Less Frequent than Traditional Bullying

Cyberbullying Less Frequent than Traditional Bullying

Jupiterimages/Liquidlibrary/Thinkstock(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Bullying is an age-old problem that has taken on a new dimension with the Internet. With the introduction of social networking and mobile devices, gone are the days when a young student being bul…

Bullied Bus Monitor Announces Her Retirement

Bullied Bus Monitor Announces Her Retirement

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The world’s most famous bus monitor is calling it quits. Karen Klein, the victim of a taunting incident last month that made national headlines, has announced her retirement at age 68.A video that went viral sh…

City Apologizes to Family of Bullied Teen Who Committed Suicide

City Apologizes to Family of Bullied Teen Who Committed Suicide

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — Facing mounting public scrutiny for their handling of a bullying case that drove a 13-year-old boy to commit suicide, the Japanese city of Otsu signaled they would settle a lawsuit filed by the victim’s parents on…

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