The Steubenville school district's technology director has retired after being charged with evidence tampering in an investigation about whether other laws were broken in a rape case involving two athletes.
CLEVELAND - A video released this week is drawing widespread attention for its connection to a controversial rape trial in the city of Steubenville.
The vigilante hacktivist group known as Anonymous posted the 12-minute video of Steubenville High School students joking and laughing about the alleged rape of a girl.
One of the teen boys disturbingly describes an abused girl, alluding to her being "deader" than various dead celebrities and public figures. Uproarious laughter is overheard as the teens joke about rape.
Warning: This video contains explicit language
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The video allegedly references an incident reported to have happened on the night of Aug. 22. Two Steubenville football players have been charged with rape and kidnapping.
A December New York Times piece goes in-depth on the case that has torn apart a city deeply entrenched in football culture and is centered around social media evidence.
The Herald Star reports a rally will be held Saturday at noon regarding the teens' trial, which is scheduled to be held in February.
A grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl last year charged a woman with theft Wednesday after uncovering evidence of alleged crimes unrelated to the rape.
An eastern Ohio grand jury investigating whether other crimes were broken in the case of a West Virginia girl raped last year has reconvened for at least two days.
An eastern Ohio school employee pleaded not guilty Wednesday to tampering with evidence and three other counts brought by a grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old girl.
A court hearing is planned for an eastern Ohio school employee charged with tampering with evidence by a grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl raped last year.
An Ohio school employee tampered with evidence beginning on the night of an alcohol-fueled party last year after which two high school football players raped a 16-year-old girl, according to an indictment released Tuesday.
A special grand jury has indicted a Steubenville City Schools employee for obstructing justice in the Steubenville rape case, the Ohio Attorney General's Office announced on Monday.
The grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl raped in eastern Ohio last year has hit the five-month mark without criminal charges.
One of the two Ohio high school football players convicted this year of raping a 16-year-old girl is appealing his sex-offender classification.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he can't offer a timeline for when a grand jury will finish considering whether other crimes might have occurred in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl last year.