Bullying

St Francis de Sales High School (Credit: CBS)

Police Investigate Assault Allegation At Catholic High School

Chicago police were investigating after a baseball player at a Catholic high school on the Far South Side allegedly was sexually assaulted by several teammates last month, and 12 students have been suspended in connection with the incident.

04/29/2015

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Expert Says Social Media Has Taken Bullying To New Level

Social media and bullying can be a volatile combination. Author and journalist Carrie Goldman has studied the issue for five years.

03/24/2015

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Are Moms Overinvolved in Their Kids’ Online Lives?

CHICAGO (CBS) — With sites like Instagram, Snapchat and Kik gaining in popularity among tweens and teens, parents face unique challenges in keeping kids safe while trying to foster independence. In a recent New York Times blog […]

02/25/2015

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Elgin School Officials Investigate Substitute Teacher On Bullying Allegations

Horrified – that’s the best way to describe how the family of one student is feeling after a substitute teacher allegedly joined in on bullying a student in class at Streamwood High.

02/13/2015

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Privacy Advocates Worry New State Cyberbullying Law Goes Too Far

It’s supposed to keep our kids safe, but a new state law aimed at curbing cyberbullying is coming under fire with some saying it goes too far.

01/21/2015

A screen capture of the "Back Off Bullies" game. (Credit: Motorola Mobility.)

Sen. Kirk Works With Students To Develop Anti-Bullying Game App

A game app for Android smart phones has been created by kids, for kids, to combat bullying. And it’s coming to a school near you.

10/25/2014

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2 Investigators: Video Shows Kid Get Beat On Way To School While Driver Does Nothing

Video showing a 13-year-old being beaten on his way to school has surfaced and the boy’s outraged parents say school officials put him in danger. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has their story in this Original Report.

10/22/2014

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Suit: CPS Ignored Bullying Allegations Before 12-Year-Old’s Suicide

A mother has sued the Chicago Public Schools, claiming the district ignored her complaints her daughter was being bullied for a year-and-a-half before the 12-year-old girl took her own life five months ago.

10/09/2014

Mark River says he was suspended from Elmwood Park High School for standing up to a bully. (Credit: CBS)

Father Says Son Suspended For Standing Up To Bully

A father says instead of his son being treated as a hero for preventing a bully from attacking another student, he was suspended.

09/24/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn prepares to sign legislation requiring Illinois schools to develop and implement anti-bullying policies. (Credit; Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Legislation

State Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) said the legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed Thursday would require all public schools to develop and carry out an anti-bullying policy.

06/26/2014

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CPS Investigates Claims Student, 12, Committed Suicide After Bullying

According to published reports, Mckenzie Phlipot took her life after being bullied by classmates at Peirce Elementary School.

06/06/2014

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School Board VP Condemns Anti-Semitic Bullying At Ogden

The vice president of the Chicago Board of Education said Thursday that Chicago Public Schools does not condone anti-Semitism. It was the first time a Chicago schools official has used that term to describe an ugly incident at Ogden International School.

06/06/2014

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Naperville Probes Allegations Of Bullying, Marijuana Use

Authorities in west suburban Naperville have opened an investigation into a complaint by a former city worker who claims human resources bosses have bullied employees, spewed derogatory language, and used drugs on the job.

05/30/2014

Pleasant Lane Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

Parents Want Restraining Order Against Alleged Kindergarten Bully

It’s a move that has parents shaking their heads. A kindergartener was being bullied so badly Wisconsin parents asked a court to keep the alleged five-year-old bully boy away.

05/20/2014

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Dad Gets Restraining Order Against 5-Year-Old Accused Of Bullying Daughter

Brian Metzger said his daughter was threatened and attacked by one of her classmates at Prairie Lane Elementary School in Pleasant Prairie. He said his daughter used to love kindergarten, but doesn’t want to go to school anymore.

05/16/2014

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Former Student Sues St. Charles East H.S. Over Hazing, Bullying

The former student alleges that the continued bullying led to severe emotional distress that required outpatient hospitalization and “extensive psychiatric treatment.”

04/25/2014

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Baffoe: Jonathan Martin Trade Shows Progress, True Toughness For NFL

Jonathan Martin is wanted in an NFL locker room, while it appears Richie Incognito is not.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Please, Don’t Forget Last Week

Don’t let what’s uncomfortable simply be a disposable thought. Think about what’s important.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

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Woman Claims Montessori Teacher Bullied 5-Year-Old Son

The suit was filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court by a woman identified only as Jane Doe, claiming a teacher bullied her 5-year-old son by slapping the boy, calling him names in front of his class and throwing his artwork in the trash.

02/07/2014

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Baffoe: Mike Ditka Is A Tower Of Stupid

Ditka is binary, obtuse and a caricature.

670 The Score–11/13/2013

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