Beloved Teacher Fatally Stabbed at Home, Son Charged with Murder

BURBANK, Calif. — A beloved teacher in Burbank, California was tragically killed in her own home, allegedly by her adult son. Karyn Lombardo, 57, was found dead on the night of May 7, according to a statement by the Burbank Police Department. Her 25-year-old son, Kyle Lombardo, has been charged with murder following an altercation with his mother. In an emotional interview with KTLA, Karyn’s husband, Vince Lombardo, revealed that their son has a mental …

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Teacher Has Part of Skull Removed After Being Attacked by Student

A high school teacher in Ohio had to undergo surgery to remove a portion of her skull after being attacked by a 16-year-old student, who was possibly under the influence of an unknown drug. The incident occurred at Colerain High School in Colerain, Ohio on January 4th. According to the Colerain Police Department, officers responded to a report of a teacher being assaulted by a student. The teacher was seriously injured and was taken to …

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Body of Missing Teacher Last Seen on a Walk Has Been Found

A Maryland resident has been charged with murder in relation to the disappearance and subsequent death of a local teacher, according to police reports released on Friday. Mariame Sylla, a 59-year-old educator at Dora Kennedy French Immersion School in Prince George’s County, was reported missing in late July by a close family friend. Sylla was last seen taking an evening walk in Greenbelt on July 29 and never returned home. On August 1, a concerned …

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Teacher Arrested for Alleged Intoxication on School Premises

A third-grade teacher in Payne County, Oklahoma, was arrested on school premises last Thursday, accused of being under the influence of alcohol while on duty. Kimberly Coates, who teaches at Perkins-Tryon Intermediate School, was suspected of unusual behavior by school officials in the afternoon. The school district’s superintendent requested the school resource officer to administer a breathalyzer test to Coates. Following the test, which confirmed the presence of alcohol in her system, she was arrested …

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Teacher Gunned Down in Backyard, Suspect Arrested

A Texas Elementary school teacher, Wendy Duan, was found dead in her backyard in Sugarland, Texas. According to police, she was shot multiple times. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, in the Sugar Land suburb on Oxford Mills Lane. Reports of an argument inside the home escalated to outside, followed by shots being fired. Neighbors heard several gunshots and called the police. Upon arrival, they found Duan dead in her …

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Teacher Overdoses at School in Front of Kids

An art teacher in a suburban New Jersey middle school was arrested after overdosing in front of students. The teacher, Frank Thompson, 57, taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade art at Roosevelt Intermediate School in Westfield, NJ. He was found unconscious in his classroom at about 9 am on November 29. A school administrator called the school resource officer, Fortunato Riga, after witnessing Frank Thompson “in distress” by students, Westfield Police Chief Christopher Battiloro said. …

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Teacher and Aides Locked Boy in Isolation Room Until He Drank His Urine and Ate Feces

The teachers and two assistants of a Texas teacher were arrested this week for allegedly locking a special needs student, age 5, in a locked room last year. According to reports, Liberty ISD teachers Melody LaPointe, 47, Tarah Tinney, 33, and Augusta Costlow, 27, starved the boy to the point of eating his own feces and drinking his own urine. Liberty ISD officials told KTRK that Costlow and Tinney were placed on administrative leave after …

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