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Police: No Charges Against Batavia Students For Texting Lewd Photos

West suburban police announced Monday they will not file charges against children for sending sexually explicit images to other middle school students through their cell phones.

05/05/2014

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Doctor: Don’t Arrest Kids For Sexting, Teach Them Better

As Barrington police crack down on students caught sexting and two other suburban middle schools investigate their own sexting incidents, one psychiatry expert said authorities should not rely on criminal charges to punish youths who probably don’t know any better.

05/02/2014

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Two Teen Boys Charged In Barrington School ‘Sexting’ Case

One of the boys began distributing the sexually explicit material on April 2 while the other sent out photos and videos on April 28 and March 30, a police spokeswoman said.

05/01/2014

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Police Investigate Sexting Scandal At Batavia Middle School

Investigators were looking into reports as many as two dozen or more Rotolo Middle School students, ages 11 to 14, took naked pictures of themselves.

04/30/2014

Hadley Middle School in Homer Glen. (Credit: CBS)

Police Investigating Sexting Incident At Homer Glen Middle School

Counselors were visiting a middle school in southwest suburban Homer Glen on Friday to talk to children about the dangers of sexting, as police investigated an incident involving sexually explicit images shared by 6th graders.

04/11/2014

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Officials Investigate Sexting At Homer Glen Middle School

The investigation, which started Monday, involves multiple reports of sexting among sixth-grade students, according to a statement Principal Kristen Schroeder and Assistant Principal Candis Gasa sent to parents and posted to the school’s website Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Police Investigate “Sexting” Scandal At Barrington Middle School

Some students at a northwest suburban middle school could face criminal charges, after using their phones to share provocative photos of classmates, including some naked pictures.

04/08/2014

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Barrington Middle School Officials React To ‘Sexting’ Incident Among Students

The school confirms a small group of students have been taking inappropriate photos with their camera phones and sharing the pictures with each other.

04/07/2014

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Let’s Talk About Sexting, Lots Of Us Are Doing It

One in five American adults who owns a cell phone says they have received a sexually explicit message from somebody they know, according to the latest research from Pew Research Center.

02/11/2014

Bryan Tyman, 45, plead guilty to sending a sexually explicit photo to a teen. (Porter County Sheriff's Dept.)

Plea Deal Rejected, Trial Set For February In Teacher Sexting Case

The Portage, Ind., middle school teacher who pleaded guilty to “sexting” with three students will go to trial in three months, despite his guilty plea to two counts of Class D felony child solicitation.

11/29/2013

Bryan Tyman, 45, plead guilty to sending a sexually explicit photo to a teen. (Porter County Sheriff's Dept.)

Judge Denies Plea Deal That Would Spare Sexting Teacher From Prison

Bryan Tyman, 45, has admitted to sending sexually explicit photos of himself to students at Fegely Middle School in Portage, Ind.

11/13/2013

Hales Franciscan High School (Credit: CBS)

Hales Franciscan Parents Shocked By Sexting Scandal

Just months after going co-ed, a Catholic high school in the Bronzeville neighborhood has become the focus of a police investigation into sexually explicit photos students allegedly shared with each other.

11/08/2013

Bryan Tyman, 45, plead guilty to sending a sexually explicit photo to a teen. (Porter County Sheriff's Dept.)

Teacher Seeks Plea Deal For Allegedly Sexting With Students

A former middle school teacher changes his plea to guilty, hoping to receive six years probation for sexting with students.

09/04/2013

Bryan Tyman, 45, plead guilty to sending a sexually explicit photo to a teen. (Porter County Sheriff's Dept.)

Teacher To Plead Guilty To Sexting With Students

A former middle school teacher in Northwest Indiana accused of sexting with students is expected to change his plea to guilty tomorrow – and that isn’t sitting well with at least one parent.

09/03/2013

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Evanston High Baseball Team Forfeits Playoffs Over Sexting Allegations

School officials disciplined the entire team over the incident, because players would not reveal who shared pictures of nude girls they had received from female classmates.

05/23/2013

Jon Erik Lilly (Credit: Hammond Police)

Former Hammond Teacher Accused Of Sexting With Female Students

Jon Erik Lilly, 27, was arrested Wednesday, charged with possessing visual depictions of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2013

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Munster Suspends Students Over Inappropriate Photos

A dozen students from a northwest Indiana high school have been suspended for three days, after sending partially nude pictures to each other.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

Bryan Tyman, 45, plead guilty to sending a sexually explicit photo to a teen. (Porter County Sheriff's Dept.)

Indiana Teacher Sends Sexually Explicit Photo To Teen Girl: Police

A northwest Indiana middle school teacher was charged Monday with child solicitation after he allegedly engaged in sexually explicit conversations with a teen girl, according to prosecutors.

01/28/2013

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New Trier Students Charged In ‘Sexting’ Case

Six male students at New Trier High School have been charged in a case involving photos sent through e-mail and text messages.

10/31/2012

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Police Investigate ‘Inappropriate Text Messages’ Involving New Trier Students

A brief statement issued by the Winnetka police on Monday indicates that police are working with New Trier and that there is no other information available at this time.

09/17/2012

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