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Japan: Teen Kills Himself Following Torment from Classmates, Teachers

Japan: Teen Kills Himself Following Torment from Classmates, Teachers

Ron Chapple Studios/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The suicide of a 13-year-old boy in southern Japan after classmates systematically bullied him — even making him “practice” suicide — while teachers ignored the abuse or laughed has pr…

George Zimmerman Bullied Former Colleague, Complaint Says

George Zimmerman Bullied Former Colleague, Complaint Says

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office(SANFORD, Fla.) — One of George Zimmerman’s former colleagues at CarMax, where he worked in 2008, complained formally about the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, alleging serial hazing that lasted for months and i…

NY Bullied Bus Monitor Meets Man Behind Donations

NY Bullied Bus Monitor Meets Man Behind Donations

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A bullied bus monitor finally got to meet the anonymous benefactor who began the online website that has raised more than $659,000 for her.Karen Klein, 68, welcomed Max Sidorov into her Greece, N.Y., home Tuesday nig…

Tormented NY Bus Monitor Won’t Press Charges Against Kids

Tormented NY Bus Monitor Won’t Press Charges Against Kids

George Doyle/Stockbyte(NEW YORK) — Karen Klein is living proof that it’s not just children who are the victims of bullies.The 68-year-old school bus monitor from upstate New York now knows she has defenders in every corner of the world after a video p…

Caught on Tape: NY School Bus Monitor Bullied to Tears by Kids

Caught on Tape: NY School Bus Monitor Bullied to Tears by Kids

George Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a case of bullying gone too far, a bus monitor from Greece, N.Y., was verbally abused to tears by a group of middle-school aged kids, who recorded the incident and later posted the profanity-filled vide…

Obesity and Bullying Top Voters’ Child Health Concerns

Obesity and Bullying Top Voters’ Child Health Concerns

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — The economy dominates this election season but it’s not the only issue that Americans are worried about.With the Supreme Court ready to rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, voter…

Texas Teacher Allegedly Allowed Bully to Be Bullied by Kindergartners

Texas Teacher Allegedly Allowed Bully to Be Bullied by Kindergartners

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) — A 6-year-old accused of bullying was supposed to get a taste of his own medicine, but his mom says what his teacher did to punish the child went too far.Ann Neely remains furious that kindergarten children at R…

Mom Who Choked 14-Year-Old Bully Offers Advice to Parents

Mom Who Choked 14-Year-Old Bully Offers Advice to Parents

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Florida mom arrested for choking a boy who bullied her daughter on Facebook admits she “lost it” when she put her hands around the boy’s neck in the middle of a mall while her daughter watched.“I said, …

Mom Chokes Bully Over Facebook Comments

Mom Chokes Bully Over Facebook Comments

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — A Florida mom said she regretted choking a boy who bullied her daughter online, but said his “nasty” and “disgusting” comments about the girl on Facebook had go…

Maxwell Brothers’ Tales of Romney at Cranbrook Differ

Maxwell Brothers’ Tales of Romney at Cranbrook Differ

Scott Olson/Getty Images(GROSSE POINT FARMS, Mich.) — As the accusations of bullying continued to follow Mitt Romney on the campaign trail, another former friend and classmate of the presumptive GOP nominee said it was a “shock” to he…

Romney Supports Gay Adoption, Doesn’t Recall Bullying Incident

Romney Supports Gay Adoption, Doesn’t Recall Bullying Incident

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney expressed support for gay adoption on Thursday, calling it “fine” and noting that it’s legal in his home state of Massachusetts.  But he again stressed his opposition to same-sex…

Sister of Alleged Romney Target Has ‘No Knowledge’ of Any Bullying Incident

Sister of Alleged Romney Target Has ‘No Knowledge’ of Any Bullying Incident

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(SOUTH BEND, Ind.) — The older sister of Mitt Romney’s former high school classmate said she has no knowledge of any bullying incident involving her brother and the presumptive GOP presidential candidate.Christine Lauber of So…

Former Romney Classmate Describes ‘Bullying Supreme’

Former Romney Classmate Describes ‘Bullying Supreme’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A high school classmate of presidential candidate Mitt Romney told ABC News Thursday that he considers a particular prank pulled at Michigan’s Cranbrook school to be “assault and battery” and…

School District Pays Out $4.2M to Student Paralyzed by Bully Attack

School District Pays Out $4.2M to Student Paralyzed by Bully Attack

Comstock/Thinkstock(RAMSEY, N.J.) — Sawyer Rosenstein’s life changed on May 16, 2006, when he was a 12-year-old student at Eric Smith Middle School in Ramsey, N.J. That day, another student punched him in the abdomen, sending a blood clot to his…

‘Annoying, Offending’ Language Online Would Be Crime Under Arizona Bill

‘Annoying, Offending’ Language Online Would Be Crime Under Arizona Bill

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — Distasteful comments and online insults are a mainstay of many social networks and online comment boards, but a new bill passed in Arizona could send people who “annoy or offend” to jail for up to six months…

"Bully" Documentary to Be Released Without Rating

"Bully" Documentary to Be Released Without Rating

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Bully, the much-publicized documentary about teen bullying, will be released as an unrated film following an unsuccessful attempt by its distributor to overturn its R rating.The Motion Picture Association of America ga…

Maryland Teen Threatened Suicide If School Doesn’t Stop Cyber Bullying

Maryland Teen Threatened Suicide If School Doesn’t Stop Cyber Bullying

Comstock/Thinkstock(GAMBRILLS, Md.) — A Maryland teenager who identified herself only as Sarah was so frustrated with what she said was her high school’s nonchalant attitude towards her reports of bullying that she went online and threatened suicide i…

Obama Introduces Bullying Documentary on Cartoon Network

Obama Introduces Bullying Documentary on Cartoon Network

The White House/Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama opened up a 30-minute documentary on childhood bullying for Cartoon Network Sunday evening, continuing awareness initiatives he set into motion last year.The minute-long introduction, which was …

Facebook Shuts Down ‘Most Beautiful Teen’ Page

Facebook Shuts Down ‘Most Beautiful Teen’ Page

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Facebook page that solicited sexy pictures from teenagers hoping to be named the “The Most Beautiful Teen in the World” has been taken down after it sparked outrage from concerned parent…

Bullied Teen Hangs Self After Writing She Loves ‘All My Haterz’

Bullied Teen Hangs Self After Writing She Loves ‘All My Haterz’

File photo. Hemera/Thinkstock(VANCOUVER, Wash.) — A 14-year-old girl whose Facebook page says she loves “all my haterz” has committed suicide after enduring two years of bullying by her female classmates, her family claims.Eden Wormer, an eighth grad…

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