The Trench Reynolds Report

Without truth there is no justice

Student: ‘We don’t need a Columbine here’: From special needs teacher James Nowak who had a metal stapler thrown at him by Hainstock. During testimony Monday afternoon in a Baraboo courtroom, teacher James Nowak recounted his own rising sense of tension with Hainstock, beginning with an incident on Sept, 14. That day, he said, Hainstock …

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Students Say Hainstock Also Picked On Others: Today students from Weston High School testified about the bullying allegations in the trial of Eric Hainstock. 17-year-old Samuel Brandt testified that he saw Hainstock get in pushing and shoving matches with other kids in the halls, that he often tormented younger students and tried to pick on …

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Energy bill advances; MySpace rules fail: North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper’s proposed legislation to make teens get parental permission before signing up for MySpace has failed in the State House. But the second bill lost its headlining clause, a requirement that parents give permission for their younger teenagers to sign up for online social-networking …

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Witness: Armed Wis. Teen Said He’d Kill: Two members of the staff of Weston Schools testified that Eric Hainstock declared his intention to kill before shooting Principal John Klang. Custodian Dave Thompson testified he was talking with assistant football coach and social studies teacher Chuck Keller before school when they saw Hainstock walking across the …

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Cops: Girl victim of MySpace assault: 19-year-old Jhor Guerra of New Brunswick, New Jersey has been arrested for having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl he met on MySpace. Somerset County Prosecutor Wayne J. Forrest said Guerra and a 22-year-old man met with the girl and another 13-year-old girl in an apartment in the Somerset …

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Police: Myspace mission leads to sex arrest: The police department of Punta Gorda, Florida has been featured on this site many times. Usually, it’s for the arrest of some drug dealer that blatantly advertises on MySpace. This time they made a completely different kind of arrest. Punta Gorda PD arrested 19-year-old Tyler Stancker of Pennsylvania. …

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Parents of murdered Randolph teen sue: It’s been a while since we’ve talked about the murder of Jennifer Parks so I’ll do a brief recap for those of you who are new. Jennifer Parks was a 16-year-old girl from Randolph, New Jersey. She was killed by her neighbor Jonathan Zarate. Zarate dismembered her body and …

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Opening Statements in Principal Shooting: Today was the opening day in the trial of Eric Hainstock. He’s accused in the shooting death of Weston Schools principal John Klang. The defense is trying the argument that Hainstock only meant to scare John Klang. Hainstock’s attorney, Rhoda Ricciardi, told jurors they should not convict him of first-degree …

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MySpace kicks out sex offenders — but not in Canada: This is a great article from Canada.com that explains while 29,000 registered U.S. sex offenders were located and removed from MySpace’s userbase, no such purge will happen in Canada. “We can’t even work with any private companies or law-enforcement agencies because we simply can’t get …

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