A Long Island man whose son committed suicide after he was bullied at school led the Bullying Awareness Walk Saturday.
Students said postings on the photo sharing network Instagram showed pictures of female classmates with hurtful and mean-spirited captions.
After years of struggle, New York State will soon have the nation’s first anti-cyber bullying law. The bill just passed through the Assembly and the Senate, and now awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature.
Senator Jeffrey Klein polled 10,000 students across the state in grades 3 through 12, asking them to define cyber bullying and whether it should be considered a crime.
She’s not wearing a cape (yet), but Lady Gaga is looking to be someone’s hero. New York’s native pop-princess has announced that she will be launching her Born This Way Foundation (BTWF) in February.
A shadow of grief is once again upon a house in Orange County, following the weekend suicide of Kevin Jacobsen.
A nationwide study of nearly 2,000 students — from seventh grade to 12th grade — found nearly half of them had experienced sexual harassment within the last school year.
Penalties for possession of marijuana are a signature away from being cut in Connecticut. While the new rules don’t legalize pot, some offenders won’t see jail time.
The roommate of a Rutgers University student who killed himself after authorities said his intimate encounter with a man was captured by a webcam is finding that it’s not just what you tweet, but also what you delete, that can get you in trouble.
Some much-needed tech support has come to Facebook for concerned parents. If you have questions or concerns about keeping your teens safe from cyber bullies, there are new online tools to help.
Hot or not? Overweight, or under-dressed? That’s what posters are asking on an anonymous website catering to college students – and the website uses the subjects’ names.
Right now, if a bully who targets kids on the internet is caught, he or she would likely be charged with a misdemeanor – breach of peace or, perhaps, harassment.
A Hudson County teen is facing several charges, accused of cyber-bullying and making some scary threats via Facebook, and beyond.
Along with reading, writing, and arithmetic, bullying is a fact of life for many children in our area. But on Tuesday, Jersey City schools said “enough,” and have launched an innovative program to ban bullying.
Rutgers student Tyler Clementi’s death is a wake-up call for everyone, about the tragic consequences of cyber bullying and harassment.