Monthly Archives: March 2011

CA. Is Berkeley High Safe?

n the middle of a meeting called to discuss guns and safety at Berkeley High School, the deputy district attorney in charge of Alameda County’s juvenile division stood up and announced that the community is not being realistic about how … Continue reading

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MD. High School Student Brings Loaded Gun to School

A 15 year old High School Student was arrested for bringing a loaded gun to school.  The student told Frederick County sheriffs deputies that he had brought the gun to school Tuesday for protection, saying he was afraid for his … Continue reading

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Canada. School Shooting Suspect Arrested

The boy accused of firing at a vehicle outside a Scarborough high school last Thursday has been arrested. The 16-year-old, who cannot be named, was arrested Sunday at 9 p.m., police said. A Student was charged with attempted murder, assault … Continue reading

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TX. Violent High School Hockey Fight

Last Sunday, a pretty serious fight broke out between Arlington Martin and Keller High School in the waning moments of their Texas Amateur Hockey Association state title game. The fight got some attention from  local news outlets.  One player got his jaw … Continue reading

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TX. One dead, arrests made after shooting at High School football field

The shooting happened about 6.45pm local time at Worthing High School in Scott St. It appears a suspect drove a vehicle onto the football field and started shooting, according to In addition to the fatality, two people were injured. … Continue reading

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NY. 10 Charged in Riot at Hillside Family of Agencies Residential Treatment Facility

Sheriff’s deputies in Seneca County have charged 10 people in what is being called a riot at a residential treatment facility Wednesday night. Three 17-year-olds: Tre Wilson, Antonio McBean, and Steven Carty; and two other 16-year-old males, whose names are … Continue reading

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CO. Votes for Constitutional Right to defense of self and others and against bill banning prone restraint

Bill 11-049 banning prone restraint was postponed indefinitely 8-5. Colorado could not get enough votes in the House Committee on Health and Environment to move forward to the full House. Vermont and New Hampshire are also states that voted down legislation … Continue reading

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Serious assaults and bullying at HSE-run home

A CHILD being cared for in a home run by the Health Service Executive (HSE) was removed by a parent for his own safety following a serious physical assault. A report by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) also … Continue reading

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NY. OCFS Moving Juvenile Offenders to Adult Prisons

New York corrections data show 43 juvenile offenders were transferred to adult prisons last year, roughly double the number in any of the previous five years. The agency running the youth detention centers declined to say whether the increase in transfers … Continue reading

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14th Amendment – Court rules prone restraint is reasonable

 A judge has dismissed the criminal case against a Chambersburg caretaker who allegedly sat on a man with Down syndrome until he died. Joseph Easton, 39, had been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the Sept. 9 death of Timothy Smith, … Continue reading

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