17-year-old arrested in connection to noose found at Connecticut high school

HEBRON, Conn. (WTNH) — Hebron police arrested a 17-year-old student in connection to the noose that was found at RHAM High School in Hebron. The noose was found on Nov. 18, hanging from the boy’s locker room. Get the latest news, sports, weather and events delivered right to your inbox! Hebron police and Connecticut State … Read more

High schooler waiting for bus dies after he’s hit by 2 vehicles, Florida officials say

A 14-year-old waiting for the school bus died after he was struck by 2 vehicles, Florida officials say. Getty Images | Royalty Free Getty Images/iStockphoto A 14-year-old high school student died after he was struck by two vehicles while waiting for a school bus, according to Florida officials. The teen was crossing a road just … Read more

TCU’s first Black student-athlete is now immortalized on campus. Here’s his story.

James Cash and his wife Clemmie unveil a statue of Cash in front of TCU’s Schollmaier Arena on Friday. Cash was the first Black student-athlete at TCU and first Black basketball player in the Southwest Conference. Amanda McCoy [email protected] A bronze statue of a young Black man, his hand extending to the sky with a … Read more

Teacher drags 5-year-old across concrete after not throwing fork away, Texas cops say

File photo of a plastic fork. Authorities in Texas said a teacher dragged a student on concrete after the child didn’t want to throw a fork away. Rich Pedroncelli AP An elementary school teacher dragged a 5-year-old student across concrete when she didn’t want to throw a fork away, according to authorities in Texas. The … Read more

Unexpected death of senior band captain devastates SC high school. ‘A loving child’

She was an “exceptionally kind person, student, musician, and leader,” her band director said. Screengrab from Band of Blue’s public Facebook page The death of a 17-year-old band captain has devastated her high school and community in South Carolina. Delaine Ford was a senior at Colleton County High School in Walterboro before she died unexpectedly … Read more

Father of special needs student ousted from Carroll board after civil rights complaint

The Carroll Education Foundation voted to remove Ed Hernandez from the board in the wake of a civil rights complaint filed against the school district concerning the handling of his special needs son. Bob Booth Special to the Star-Telegram Southlake The father of a special education student whose injuries while at school led to a … Read more

Caught on video: Coach body-slams man at high school football game in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) — Video shows a 20-year-old man being body-slammed by a coach at a high school football game in Orange County. The video, taken by a parent in the stands, shows the man sprinting across the Glover Stadium field at a game between Kennedy High School in La Palma and Katella High School. … Read more

21-year-old dies after car hits brick barrier, NC cops say. College schoolmate charged

Peyton Lee was studying agriculture, the school said. Screengrab from the University of Mount Olive on Facebook A student was close to finishing his college degree when he was killed in a crash, rattling a small North Carolina campus. Peyton Lee, a 21-year-old college senior, was riding in a car when it slammed into a … Read more

13-year-old lit student’s hoodie on fire during class and faces felony, Florida cops say

A 13-year-old student faces a felony charge after police say he lit a classmate’s hoodie on fire during school, Florida police said. Feliphe Schiarolli via Unsplash Feliphe Schiarolli via Unsplash A 13-year-old student faces a felony charge after police say he lit a classmate’s hoodie on fire during school, according to a Florida police department. … Read more

Registered sex offender arrested for assault attempt on young girl at Riverside school

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) — A registered sex offender was arrested after he tried to sexually assault a young girl at a school in Riverside. According to the Riverside Police Department, 32-year-old Logan Nighswonger jumped a school fence on Friday afternoon and entered the girls’ restroom at McAuliffe Elementary School. A campus supervisor told police he … Read more