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Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Hercules Transgender Teen May Get Charges Dropped After Fight

A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.

02/08/2014

A Facebook employee demonstrates the new Instagram video option during a press event at Facebook headquarters on June 20, 2013 in Menlo Park, California. Facebook announced that its photo-sharing subsidiary Instagram will now allow users to take and share video. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Middle Schoolers’ Campaign Against Social Media Bullying Takes Off Statewide

A group of middle school students in Contra Costa County who have had enough of online bullying are on a mission to delete social media negativity with a campaign that is growing statewide.

01/14/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

School Board President Wants Charges Against Transgender Teen Dropped

he president of the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s board said he was prosecutors to drop the criminal charge against a transgender teen, who said she was a victim of bullying, involved in a fight at Hercules High School.

01/13/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Hercules Transgender Teen Charged With Battery After Fighting Back Against Bullies

A transgender teenager is being charged with misdemeanor battery after fighting back against alleged bullies in a Contra Costa County school.

01/09/2014

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Lawyer For Teens Accused In Saratoga Girl’s Sex Assault Blames Parents For Her Suicide

The attorney for three teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga girl claims her parents are partly responsible for her suicide in response to a wrongful death lawsuit.

01/08/2014

Jonathan Martin #71 of the Miami Dolphins. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Lawyer Says Ex-Stanford Star Martin Harassed By NFL Teammates

Jonathan Martin’s new attorney says the Miami Dolphins tackle endured harassment from teammates that went far beyond the traditional locker room hazing, including a malicious physical attack and daily vulgar comments.

11/07/2013

Richie Incognito (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Raiders Offensive Coordinator: Incognito ‘Very High Strung’

Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson is more troubled than he is surprised by the news surrounding suspended Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito.

11/07/2013

Jonathan Martin #71 of the Miami Dolphins. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Ex-Stanford Star Martin Considered Quitting NFL Over Mistreatment

Before Miami Dolphins and former Stanford tackle Jonathan Martin left the team saying he was bullied, he told multiple people that he was considering quitting football.

11/06/2013

Richie Incognito (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Keidel: Incognito Can’t Defeat The Civilized World With Uncivilized Behavior

We should be disgusted by anyone who condones Incognito, excuses Incognito or ignores Incognito. We should be disgusted by anyone who blames Martin, teases Martin or trivializes Martin.

11/06/2013

Jonathan Martin #71 of the Miami Dolphins. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Sources: Ex-Stanford Star Bullied By NFL Teammate With Racist Texts

The Miami Dolphins suspended guard Richie Incognito late Sunday for misconduct related to the treatment of teammate Jonathan Martin, who abruptly left the team a week ago to receive help for emotional issues.

11/04/2013

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