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NJ parents suing school after daughter commits suicide

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The New Jersey parents of a 12-year-old girl who committed suicide are suing the school district for not doing enough to protect their daughter.
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Chicago teen to be sentenced in 2014 murder of 14-year-old girl over Facebook feud

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CHICAGO - A Chicago teenager will be sentenced Wednesday for using a gun given to her by an uncle to kill another girl in what started as a Facebook feud over a boy, ending a chapter in a case that came to symbolize how the gun violence that plagues parts of the city passes from one generation to the next.
The teen, who turns 19 next month, pleaded guilty in January to first-degree murder in the April 2014 killing of Endia Martin, when both were 14 years old, and attempted first-degree murder in the wounding of Lanekia Reynolds, the girl she went to fight that day.
The defendant, who isn't...
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Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

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"When are you going to kill yourself?" bullies allegedly asked the girl.
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Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

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"When are you going to kill yourself?" bullies had allegedly asked the girl.
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US senator apologizes to anyone offended by 'hanging' remark

US senator apologizes to anyone offended by 'hanging' remark

A U.S. senator said she apologizes for saying she would attend a "public hanging" if a supporter invited her. Read more ...

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Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

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The child was taken in by child services workers Read more ...

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'Horrendous breach of security': 11-year-old gets past security at Atlanta airport

The TSA says this was not a breach. Read more ...

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