Tuesday, April 30 2013 10:58 PM EDT2013-05-01 02:58:41 GMT
A student is in critical condition after shooting himself Monday morning in a classroom at La Salle High School. Full Story >
The Green Twp. Police Department says a gun that a La Salle High School student used to attempt suicide in a classroom on Monday was taken from a gun safe at his home. The community held a public prayer service Tuesday evening. Full Story >
Tuesday, April 30 2013 7:12 AM EDT2013-04-30 11:12:40 GMT
While La Salle school officials and investigators look into how Monday's tragic incident may have been prevented, they will also review their own response and how they handled the situation in the minutesFull Story >
While La Salle school officials and investigators look into how Monday's tragic incident may have been prevented, they will also review their own response and how they handled the situation in the minutes and hours that followed. Full Story >
Monday, April 29 2013 6:47 PM EDT2013-04-29 22:47:09 GMT
Following Monday's tragedy at La Salle High School, experts offered advice about explaining the situation to your children. A student was taken to the hospital after shooting himself in a classroom atFull Story >
Following Monday's tragedy at La Salle High School, experts offered advice about explaining the situation to your children.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:52:21 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.Full Story >
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.Full Story >
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Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:29:05 GMT
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.Full Story >
The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much...Full Story >
Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:27:22 GMT
The city of Hamilton is looking at a $25,000 way to fight back against vandalism problems plaguing some its parks. Full Story >
Hamilton is looking at a $25,000 way to fight back against vandalism problems plaguing some its parks. Full Story >
GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -
Events like Monday's shooting at La Salle high School always spawn the conversation about warning signs, specifically on social media.
Dr. Jennie Noll at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has done studies on the impact of social media and kids. She says whether like it or not, this is the way that kids communicate, and it's important for parents to have a dialogue about what their kids are doing on these sites.
"Almost every kid you talk to has access and is engaging in social media," said Dr. Jennie Noll.
It's unclear what sparked the incident at La Salle High School, leaving a student in critical condition after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but much like other school tragedies, the question 'why' remains at the top of the list.
Dr. Noll says often times troubled kids will turn to social media before the incident to express themselves, but don't fully realize the consequences or the impact their post may have on themselves or others.
"The adolescent brain is not fully developed, and it's not fully developed in ways that are really key to decision making, impulse control, things like that," said Dr. Noll.
Knowing full well the speed in which information travels on social media, the parents of the La Salle junior made a request through a hospital spokesperson to prevent any speculation on today's incident.
"We also ask friends of our son to please not post anything on Twitter or Facebook," said Diana Lara with UC Health.
Dr. Noll says there are sometimes warning signs that family and friends should be aware of.
"Language like I can't take it anymore, or I have a means to hurt myself, or on this day or that time I'm going to hurt myself. Those are all real red flags that something really should be intervened on," said Dr. Noll.
But Dr. Noll stresses that just monitoring your children's accounts isn't enough.
"You can snoop on your kids all you want but it's really easy to hide your profiles on Facebook. You can make 2,3,4 profiles," explained Dr. Noll.
So what's the most important thing parents can do? Well according to Dr. Noll, it's staying in touch with other parents with what's going on and having a routine dialogue with their kids.
"Constantly keep ahead of what they're doing and ask what are the kids doing at school, what's on your phone, show me how that works, show me how I can get that on my phone, how do I follow you, how do you do your privacy settings. I'll never know as much as they do about it," said Dr. Noll.
BRADENTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children. Bradenton Beach policeFull Story >
People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children.Full Story >
Monday, July 21 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:22:54 GMT
State officials issued an ultimatum at East Fork State Park last month, saying swimming in the lake is at your own risk. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources found the lake to have 3,000%Full Story >
State officials issued an ultimatum at East Fork State Park last month, saying swimming in the lake is at your own risk. Full Story >
Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:10:49 GMT
A man walked into the Engine 5 firehouse in Over-the-Rhine Wednesday morning, saying he was shot. He was transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital Medical Center but his identity and conditionFull Story >
A man walked into the Engine 5 firehouse in Over-the-Rhine Wednesday morning, saying he was shot.Full Story >