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Steubenville

Dec 13, 2013 — The adults face charges related to the alleged cover-up of the notorious crime or their alleged failure to report child abuse. One school official also faces a charge related to an alleged second sexual assault of a young girl. That school principal is accused of failing to report the incident.
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Nov 25, 2013 — The charges stem from the aftermath and alleged attempted coverup of a teenage girl's 2012 rape by members of the high school football team in Steubenville, Ohio.
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Apr 12, 2013 — Computer activists threaten to reveal identities of teenage boys linked with the alleged rape of Rehtaeh Parsons, who, after more than a year of harassment and online bullying, committed suicide this month.
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Mar 19, 2013 — The teenagers allegedly posted threats on Twitter and Facebook. The victim was raped by two high school football players — a crime that drew national and international attention after photos and messages put online by the attackers sparked outrage.
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Mar 18, 2013 — Shocking photos and text messages sent by high school students the night a girl was attacked in the Ohio city turned the crime into an international story. Two high school football players were convicted of rape on Sunday. Now a grand jury will consider whether others should be charged.
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Mar 17, 2013 — The two Ohio teenagers were accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on an alcohol-soaked night last August. One of the teens, who is 16, was sentenced to a minimum of 1 year in juvenile detention. The other, 17, was sentenced to a minimum of 2 years.
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Mar 13, 2013 — The allegations against two high school football players in an Ohio town obsessed with high school football have attracted attention around the world.
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Jan 4, 2013 — Ohio's attorney general says he has taken over the case of a teenage girl who was allegedly raped by two high school football players last summer. The case attracted national attention after photos and a video, allegedly from the night in question, were posted on the Internet.
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