More and more, we're hearing horror stories of how mean kids can be to one another.
CHARLESTON -- Bullying is an issue which hits home for many kids and adults across Central Illinois. That's why community leaders are teaching new ways to help stop the problem.
RANTOUL -- School board members updated rules for cyber-bullying.
CHAMPAIGN -- Bergner’s is partnering with "STOMP Out Bullying" for Blue Shirt Day, World Day of Bullying Prevention.
ILLINOIS -- Schools will now be required to do more to protect kids from being bullied.
ILLINOIS -- There's a push to make life harder on bullies.
DANVILLE -- A little boy would like to forget a recent trip to the park. His mother says the 7-year old was beaten up by older kids and she thinks they're members of a gang.
MORTON -- The Morton boys basketball team is scoring points with a new anti-bullying program.
PAXTON -- A party with a purpose. This mom hopes some fun can help raise awareness about bullying.
MAHOMET -- Both college and elementary school students are cheering for changes in our schools.
CHAMPAIGN -- Bullying recently became a buzzword in every home.
SPRINGFIELD -- The fight to stop bullying continues and some schools in the state are adopting a new way for parents and students to report it.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Students said bullying is an issue in their community.
FISHER -- A 15-year old boy faces charges for aggravated assault after allegedly holding a knife to the throat of a 14-year old classmate.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some schools are working to stop bullying before it starts.
CHAMPAIGN -- Families gathered to discuss bullying Thursday night.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are new numbers out when it comes to bullying in Illinois high schools.
ARCOLA -- The anti-bullying program in schools here takes center stage in Springfield.
BLUE RIDGE -- Two students involved in a fight at Blue Ridge Junior High are getting a lighter punishment.
BLUE RIDGE -- Deputies are investigating a fight at a Piatt County school.
CHAMPAIGN--A Champaign mom said she was trying to protect her daughter from bullies when she became the victim. It happened Sunday night behind the Garden Hills School.
The Vermilion County Coroner has officially ruled the death of Ashlynn Conner a suicide due to hanging.
ILLINOIS--Some state leaders are trying to make it harder for kids to bully in schools. They want a statewide standard to crack down on the problem.
CHAMPAIGN- Champaign leaders are helping parents fight bullying.
Four high school students from Bismarck-Henning face criminal charges for bullying.
Champaign's soon to be police chief took a stand against bullying tonight.
The local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is holding an anti-bullying event this evening.
A Danville woman is teaching kids to stand up for themselves.
DECATUR,IL-After a 10-year old commits suicide, a group of people use the tragedy to help others.
Mansfield-A Ridge Farm mother uses her pain to help others make peace.
A month's worth of lessons on bullying make a difference at a Decatur Middle School.
BISMARCK--The Bismarck-Henning school board upheld the suspensions of four students accused of bullying.
DECATUR- Thomas Jefferson Middle School is trying to stop bullying one conversation at a time
Students are punished over bullying at Bismarck-Henning High School.
Bismarck parents are concerned a case of bullying may have crossed the line.
Author and bullying expert, Jodee Blanco, speaks with students and teachers in the Westville school district today and tomorrow.
Several schools and local organizations are helping children during "No Name-Calling Week."
A town hall meeting about bullying takes place tonight.