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Rebecca Ann Sedwick

Bullying Charges Dropped Against Girls In Rebecca Sedwick Suicide Case

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER, ASSOCIATED PRESS ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Charges have been dropped against two teenage girls whom a sheriff had accused of bullyin...

Mom Of Bullied Girl May Sue

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The mother of a 12-year-old Florida girl who jumped to her death after being bullied for months is exploring her legal options. ...

Another Dramatic Arrest In Bullying Suicide Case

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.18.2013 | Miami

-- The stepmother of a 14-year-old accused of bullying a Florida girl prior to her suicide was arrested and charged with child abuse after a video de...

WATCH: Bullying Suspect's Boyfriend Speaks Out After Girl's Suicide

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.18.2013 | Miami

In the wake of a case of cyberbullying that ended in the death of a 12-year-old Florida girl last month, the boyfriend of one of the bullying suspects...

Alleged Bully's Parents Claim Daughter's Facebook Was Hacked

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.24.2013 | Miami

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When two girls, aged 12 and 14, were arrested in a bullying-suicide investigation in Florida, ma...

Possible Charges For Bullies' Parents

AP | JENNIFER KAY and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — It was a cold-hearted online post that a Florida sheriff said hastened the arrest of two girls, aged...

Two Girls Arrested For 'Terrorizing' Bullied Victim

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER and JENNIFER KAY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — After 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick committed suicide last month, one of her tormenters continued to make comments about her...

When Cyberbullying Turns Into Cyber-Mobbing: Death By Suicide

Sue Scheff | Posted 11.19.2013 | Crime
Sue Scheff

Electronic bullying is another form of harassment that Rebecca Sedwick was forced to endure; however, it was not your average online bullying, it become a lynch-mob, what some would call cyber-mobbing.

Cyberbullying Apps -- Why Are We Allowing Anonymous Cruelty?

Randy Taran | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Randy Taran

As a culture, let's really look at why we are accepting of 'confession pages,' and the proliferation of apps such that make it easier than ever for social cruelty to spread like a cancer into the hearts and minds of young people.

What Bullied 12-Year-Old Wrote Before Her Suicide

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.13.2013 | Miami

TAMPA, Fla. -- For nearly a year, as many as 15 girls ganged up on 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick and picked on her, authorities say, bombarding her ...

Heartbreaking: 12-Year-Old Commits Suicide After Bullying

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Miami

LAKELAND, Fla. -- A 12-year-old Florida girl committed suicide after she was bullied online by more than a dozen girls and a sheriff said Thursday tha...