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In 'Haunting' Video, Nex Benedict Describes Fight

Non-binary Oklahoma teen died the next day

(Newser) - In video released by the Owasso Police Department, Nex Benedict, the non-binary Oklahoma teenager who collapsed and died the day after a fight in a high school bathroom, told police they had blacked out after being beaten by girls who had been bullying them. The 16-year-old, speaking from a hospital...

Oklahoma Teen Dies Day After Fight in School Bathroom

Nex Benedict's mother says bullied teen hit their head during fight in girls bathroom

(Newser) - Officials at a high school in Oklahoma acknowledge "questions remain" some two weeks after a student died in the aftermath of a school fight. Owasso Public Schools says an altercation erupted between students in a bathroom at Owasso High School's West Campus on Feb. 7. The students were...

Angry Mom Kills Teacher in Classroom

French officials say the assailant had mental-health issues

(Newser) - An enraged mother fatally stabbed a French pre-school teacher in her classroom today, without much of a discernible motive. Police and various officials say the 47-year-old suspect walked into her daughter's school in southern France and stabbed Fabienne Terral-Calmes, 34, in front of terrified students, The Local reports. The...

Dad Gets Restraining Order Against 4th-Grade Bully

Son was threatened with knife in Calif. school, says father

(Newser) - Here's one way to deal with bullies. A Southern California dad has taken out a restraining order against a classmate of his fourth-grade son who he says threatened his boy with a knife. A judge has granted a temporary order requiring the classmate to stay at least 20 feet...

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