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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

Chicago Public Schools

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

Jonathan Martin. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

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

Mike Ditka. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Mike Ditka Is A Tower Of Stupid

Ditka is binary, obtuse and a caricature.

670 The Score–11/13/2013

Brittany Wawrzyniak (Photo supplied to CBS)

Prosecutor: Worth Teen Died Jumping From Car After Buying Pills

An 18-year-old woman from southwest suburban Worth died when she jumped out of the car of an alleged drug dealer, after buying $200 worth of anti-anxiety pills, Cook County prosecutors said Monday.

11/11/2013

Richie Incognito (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Keidel: Incognito Can’t Defeat The Civilized World With Uncivilized Behavior

We should be disgusted by anyone who condones Incognito, excuses Incognito or ignores Incognito. We should be disgusted by anyone who blames Martin, teases Martin or trivializes Martin.

11/06/2013

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Richie Incognito Is A Creation Of Others

And why doesn’t Richie Incognito like himself? Why is he obviously such a screwed up individual?

670 The Score–11/05/2013

Camille Paddock (Credit: Facebook)

Teen Challenges Kids To Stand Up To Bullies And ‘Dare To Be Different’

Camille Paddock, a freshman at Huntley High School, shared her own story of standing up to bullies, in hope of saving lives.

10/29/2013

Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

Waldo Middle School. (Credit: CBS)

Feds Investigating East Aurora Schools For Racial Bullying

It’s a case of racial discrimination you don’t see every day. Allegations of bullying in East Aurora have caught the attention of federal investigators from the Department of Education. Dorothy Tucker reports.

05/07/2013

After Son’s Suicide Attempt, Mom Warns Parents: ‘Talk To Your Children’

A south suburban mother wants school officials – and parents – to hear her story of how she almost lost her 12-year-old son last week to suicide, because he was bullied.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2013

Barrington High School has launched an anti-bullying campaign. (CBS)

Barrington Teacher Honored For Anti-Bullying Efforts

One high school teacher in Barrington, is hoping to give his students a life long lesson about tolerance.

03/22/2013

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ravens Running Back Ray Rice Speaks Out Against Bullying

After hearing the news, Ravens running back Ray Rice posted a message to his Facebook page speaking out against Bullying.

670 The Score–03/04/2013

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