A high school English teacher from Indiana has been arrested after a student recorded a video of her snorting a powder believed to be a mix of cocaine and heroin in an empty classroom.
Samantha Cox, 24, was allegedly caught snorting a substance on a cellphone camera by a Lake Central High School student, CBS Chicago reports. Student John Rogers said he began taking a video after witnessing the shocking act.
“She tried to hide herself,” Rogers told CBS Chicago. “She wasn’t at her desk where we could see her. She was all the way in the corner where she thought we can’t see her.”
Rogers and another student told police what they saw. Soon after, a drug-sniffing dog was in the school and Cox was in handcuffs. She was arrested on Wednesday for drug possession and drug paraphernalia charges.
In a statement, St. John Chief James Kveton said the students showed
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A 23-year-old high school substitute teacher from Kettering, Ohio is accused of having sex with two male teenage students. Madeline Marx was indicted on two counts of sexual battery, WHIO reported on Friday.
The teacher was arrested earlier this month after police physically removed her from Fairmont High School in Kettering, where she subbed for two years, Fox 45 reported. Marx pleaded not guilty. She has been released on bond and ordered not to have any contact with the students.
According to court documents obtained by Dayton Daily News, Marx allegedly had oral sex with one of the students, a 17-year-old, in July. She is accused of having sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old student in September. Marx is also accused of sending nude photos to one of the boys through Snapchat and Instagram, which police say she has admitted to. Neither of the alleged sexual encounters occurred on
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An Ohio substitute teacher allegedly confessed to detectives that she had sexual encounters with two students and sent nude pictures to one through Snapchat and Instagram, The Washington Post reported.
Madeline Marx, 23, was charged with two counts of sexual battery after she admitted to having sex with one student and performing oral sex on another, police said. Both students were minors in the 11th grade.
“Teachers are entrusted with the responsibility of educating children who are becoming young adults,” Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. said to the Dayton Daily News. “This defendant took advantage of her position and developed a sexual relationship with minor students.”
Kettering City School District began investigating Marx after receiving a tip from one or several of their students, the Post reported. Police came to the school on Wednesday, and Marx was arrested by Thursday.
Marx began working as a substitute teacher at the high school
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A Virginia man was arrested on Wednesday after he made online threats to kill students attending Howard University, a historically black college, WJLA reported.
John Edgar Rust, 26, made the racist threats on 4chan and Reddit, two online message boards, on Nov. 11, 2015, the FBI said in an affidavit.
Rust’s screenname on Reddit was “watchouthoward.”
His anonymous 4chan post featured a photo of former University of Missouri president Timothy Wolfe, who resigned after a series of racist incidents on the school’s campus.
“Seriously America why are we still putting up with this s**t?” the post allegedly read. “I mean we might as well just bend over and let the n***ers f**k us right in the ass.”
“So I’ve decided,” the post continues later. “Any n***ers left at Howard University after 10 tomorrow will be the first to go. And any of those cheapskate n***ers who try to get out using the metro
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A Texas kindergarten teacher who had sex with at least six teens will be spending a decade in a state prison.
Heather Lee Robertson, 39, accepted a plea deal Thursday which will require her to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life, according to KTRE. She could have faced up to 240 years in prison if not for the plea deal. She was facing six charges of sexual assault of a child and six counts of having an improper relationship with a student.
“Teachers are entrusted with our most valuable and most precious asset every day,” Angelina County Assistant District Attorney Todd Dillon said in a statement. “When teachers betray that trust in Angelina County, they will be held accountable for that betrayal, and they will face significant punishment.”
Prosecutors said the first sexual encounter happened not long after Robertson’s husband filed for divorce. She told police
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A former elementary school aide was sentenced to a century in prison on Thursday for filming children forced to perform sex acts on school grounds.
Convicted sex offender Deonte Carraway, 24, was already serving a 75-year federal sentence connected to this case. On Thursday, Prince George’s County Circuit Court in Maryland sentenced him 23 times, one for each child he abused. Carraway was sentenced on 23 counts of state child sex abuse and pornography charges, according to WBAL-TV.
“Today’s sentence is one that is fashioned to make sure that Mr. Carraway never has the opportunity to walk freely among us as a community again,” Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks said. “This happened multiplied by 23, and it’s not just the 23 kids, but their family members who are here still crying.”
Prosecutors said Carraway sexually abused 23 students on elementary school grounds in addition to at their homes. Carraway
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Forty-three male students from Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico, on September 26, 2014. Details of the mass kidnapping remain unclear to this day.
The students were thought to have commandeered buses to Mexico City to commemorate the anniversary of a 1968 massacre, but were intercepted by local police before a confrontation broke out. At some point, the students were handed over to the Gah-rreros Unidos crime syndicate and presumably killed, although motivations or an exact understanding of a sequence of events are still mysterious. Police later claimed Iguala’s mayor and his wife were the masterminds behind the entire incident. The two fled from the city but were later arrested.
The kidnappings led to unrest in cities and civilian attacks on government buildings and became a nationwide scandal.
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A Nevada fourth grade teacher has resigned after allegedly having sexual relations with at least two teen boys.
School administrators told the Elko Daily Free Press that 40-year-old Tennille Whitaker resigned earlier this month. The married mother-of-two was arrested in June and has been charged with eight counts of sexual conduct with a pupil. She was placed on paid leave after arrest.
According to a press release from Elko County Sheriff’s Office, the two alleged victims were 16 and 18 at the time.
In that press release, police suspected that she may have also engaged in sexual activity with school employees and volunteers.
A parent tipped off police after she allegedly caught Whitaker and a teen alone behind a closed classroom door, according to The Daily Caller.
[Photo: Elko County Sheriff’s Office]
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A South Carolina high school principal is under scrutiny for telling students that they shouldn’t wear leggings “unless you are a size 0 or 2.”
Heather Taylor made the announcement to Stratford High School students during dress code assemblies on Wednesday.
“I’ve told you this before, I’m going to tell you this now, unless you are a size zero or two and you wear something like that, even though you’re not fat, you look fat,” Taylor said. An audio recording of the statement was shared with WCBD.
Sophomore Allison Veazy, told WCBD that she felt targeted.
“It was really hurtful, cause I felt like my size made me look disgusting towards someone in the clothes that I wear,” she said. “I wear leggings outside of school and I wear leggings when I go and hang out with my friends, and to think that someone would think that I look like a stuffed sausage
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A judge in Decatur, Alabama has thrown out charges against a teacher for allegedly having sexual relations with two students when she taught at Decatur High School. 44-year-old Carrie Witt had her charges dismissed without prejudice on constitutional grounds on Thursday.
According to WHNT, Witt was accused of sleeping with two students between 16 and 19 years old.
Morgan County Circuit Judge Glenn Thompson ruled students can consent to sex under state law once they turn 16, unless someone uses a “position of authority” to “coerce, groom, or otherwise obtain the illegitimate consent of the alleged victims.” Although a teacher may be in a position of authority, the judge found that it “clearly does not exist between every school employee and every student regardless of where that student is enrolled.”
In other words, prosecutors have to prove that Witt “was actually in a position of authority over the victim/student and that the position of authority was
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