Teen Who Sued Parents Files Restraining Order

Rachel Canning accuses Lucas Kitzmiller of choking her during fight
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 24, 2014 8:49 AM CDT
Teen Who Sued Parents Files Restraining Order
In this Tuesday, March 4, 2014, file photo, high school senior Rachel Canning appears in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown, N.J.   (AP Photo/Daily Record, Bob Karp, Pool, File)

Remember Rachel Canning? Yup, the teen who sued her parents for college tuition is back in the news, this time for handing her beau a temporary restraining order. Canning accuses 18-year-old Lucas Kitzmiller—the guy her parents wanted out of the picture in the first place—of choking her in the street during a spat early Sunday, Canning's father, Sean Canning says. Though Rachel Canning didn't file criminal charges, USA Today notes the pair were due in court this week to determine if the order should be made permanent. Apart from the incident, how is Canning doing? "She went off the deep end in the past, but things are good now," her dad says, in perhaps a curious definition of "good." (More Rachel Canning stories.)

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