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Community Meeting In Response To Teen Sexting ‘An Awakening For Many Parents’

Parents in the Beverly, Morgan Park, and Mount Greenwood neighborhoods said they learned some eye-opening lessons Thursday night, when they attended a community meeting organized by police and the local alderman, in response to recent sexting incidents involving children.

05/15/2015

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Southwest Side Alderman Holding Community Meeting Over Rise In Teen Sexting

A nude selfie of a girl from the Beverly neighborhood has prompted concern from parents and authorities over children sharing inappropriate pictures of themselves.

05/13/2015

Michigan City High School. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating ‘Widespread’ Sexting Among Michigan City Teens

Police in La Porte County are investigating what they call “widespread” sexting among high school students in the greater Michigan City area.

03/18/2015

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Four Teens Caught In Sexting Scandal In Norridge

Police said students at Ridgewood High School distributed explicit photos of underage classmates, using an app on their cell phones.

03/17/2015

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Opinion: Another Sydney Leathers ‘Sexting Scandal’ Brings Public Apology

Justin Moed has apologized for exchanging texts with a porn star named Sydney Leathers.

03/11/2015

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Lincolnshire Police Investigate Sexting At Stevenson High School

Stevenson High School just two months ago sponsored a forum to discourage students from sharing inappropriate images.

12/15/2014

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Fifth Teen Surrenders To Police In Gurnee Sexting, Cyber-Bullying Case

A fifth teen surrendered to police Tuesday in connection with the recent sexting and cyber-bullying incident at Warren Township High School, in Gurnee.

11/11/2014

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List Of Suspects Grows In Teen Sexting, Cyber-Bullying Case In Gurnee

Three students at Warren Community high school, and a fourth from another school, now face charges for distribution of child pornography.

11/07/2014

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Three Warren High School Students Charged In Sexting Incident

Three Warren High School students have been charged in connection with cyberbullying and sexting another student.

11/06/2014

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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

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