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          What's Wrong with People? Part 2

          March 10, 2010

          Many systems that are put in place to protect us are failing. Dr. Phil and news correspondent Ashleigh Banfield examine horrifying headlines that have them asking, “What is wrong with people?” Don’t miss what went wrong in recent tragic events and how you can protect yourself. Catch up on what you missed in Part 1!


          Against the Profile
          Amy Bishop, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, allegedly opened fire at a faculty meeting on campus, killing three of her colleagues and wounding three more. Ashleigh Banfield of ABC news has been covering this story in Alabama and goes over the alleged shooter’s history of violence and abnormal behavior.  


          Learn the long list of questionable events leading up to this tragic outcome. 


          Peeping Toms?
          A new debate has emerged over a student’s right to privacy. The FBI is launching a criminal investigation into the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania. They’re accused of using a webcam in a district-provided laptop computer to spy on a student at home. 


          Could you unknowingly be spied on through your webcam? 


          Houses of Horror
          Learn about two heartbreaking stories of alleged child abuse. How could a mother with 14 prior reports with Child Protective Services still have custody of a teen girl?


          How did neighbors and teachers not notice something was wrong? 

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