A self-defense program for kids is coming full-circle this year as Laredo students will soon complete the 10-hour course.
SPLENDORA – The Splendora Independent School District Police Department is increasing patrols after two students reported that a man tried to abduct them Monday afternoon.
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- Since his son disappeared outside a Florida mall and was later found dead in a canal, John Walsh has been tormented by one emotionally charged question.
The chilling tales hit the news almost daily — a child taken as she rides her bike home from school, a boy snatched while he’s playing in a friend’s yard.
The Hanson police are sponsoring the RADKids program, which teaches children how to protect themselves.
In the last few weeks, a group of children in Tippecanoe County learned how to hit, kick and run away from strangers who try to grab them.
A group of kids between the ages of 8 and 10 are better equipped to protect themselves thanks to a class that teaches self-defense. RADkids teaches kids how fight off a bad guy instead of sitting quietly.
It's a unique self defense class that caters to children. The stepfather of Shawn Hornbeck, the boy abducted by Michael Devlin and held captive for five years, says he wishes he'd known about the program, radKIDS, years earlier.
Fourth-graders at the Beatrice Gilmore School have learned how to fend off abductors in a 10-hour course offered through the Passaic County Sheriff's Department.
PORT ST. LUCIE — The grinning children scatter across the blue exercise mats, laughing and bouncing off each other until each is in his or her own square and facing the police officer in charge.