Please refresh the page and retry. P icture this: a year-old boy is flirting with one of his year-old classmates on his phone. She sends him one back. Their teachers find out and report it to the police. They are cautioned and put on a police database for sexting — meaning they both have criminal reports against their names for the next 10 years. These are just the cases that have hit the headlines.
Today's teens are always connected. They live out their lives online and in the public eye. They share photos on Instagram, tweet live from concerts, and message their friends instead of calling. But sometimes teens don't make wise choices about what they're posting, sharing, or texting.
Videos on teen’s phone show sexual assault of 15-year-old girl, complaint says
Carson J. Fusch, 18, and Michael P. Papara, 18, are each facing a count of sexual assault of a child under 16 years old in connection with an incident at a Reedsburg home on Feb. According to the criminal complaint, the parents of a year-old found their daughter in their guest bedroom with Fusch and Papara. The girl was nude from the waist down and Fusch and Papara were fully clothed.
At least one West Michigander, at this frigid time every year, swears to never again ogle the annual swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. Then the issue arrives. Delusion is a powerful force.