Report: Wis. Woman Charged For Disciplining Girl With Swirly A western Wisconsin woman is accused of causing mental harm to a child after she allegedly participated in giving a 6-year-old girl a swirly as a disciplinary measure.
Report: Wis. Man Charged With Child Abuse After Spanking BoyA western Wisconsin man is reportedly charged with felony child abuse after disciplining his 8-year-old son with a belt and asking the boy not to tell anyone because Vikings running back Adrian Peterson got in trouble for spanking his son.
'This Is How I Was Raised': Minn. Mom Defends Adrian Peterson A Minnesota mother is coming to the defense of the Vikings’ star running back. Adrian Peterson is charged with hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch in Texas. Two years ago, a mom named April did something similar at a beach in northern Minnesota.
Good Question: What's The Best Way To Discipline Kids?The Adrian Peterson case has opened up a national conversation about how to respond when a child misbehaves. On Monday, Peterson released a statement saying in part, "I'm not a perfect parent, but I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser."
Suitcase Bodies Suspect Dodged Discipline As CopThe suspect in the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases dumped along a rural Wisconsin highway resigned his job as a police officer to avoid discipline amid allegations of stalking, lying and abuse of power, according to personnel records released Wednesday.
Mother Of 3 Accused Of Hitting Kids With Electrical CordA St. Paul woman was behind bars Thursday, accused of using an electrical cord to discipline her three young children. Twenty-eight-year-old Khima McAdory told police she struck her children with the cord because they did not clean their rooms properly.
After Criticism, Mpls. Schools To Re-Evaluate Student DisciplineThe Minneapolis Public School system is re-evaluating how they discipline children after some alarming numbers is getting the district some negative attention.
Mpls. Public Schools To Change Discipline StrategiesThe Minneapolis Public School system is reevaluating how they discipline children. This comes after some alarming numbers got the district some negative attention. Records show minority students and those with special needs are getting harsher punishments than white students. Last year, black students were suspended at a rate more than five times that of white students.
Esme's Blog: The Real Problem With Washburn HS Doll IncidentOn Jan. 11, four students at Washburn HS in South Minneapolis hung a dark-skinned doll from a rope in a school stairwell, took pictures of it and posted the images to social networking websites.