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Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Prosecutor: Ohio Rape Victim Was "Too Impaired to Say No"


The two Ohio high school football stars accused of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl humiliated “somebody who was too impaired to say no, somebody who was too impaired to say stop,” a prosecutor said Wednesday, NBC News reported. The Steubenville High School football players — quarterback Trent Mays, 17, and wide receiver Ma’Lik Richmond, 16 — were accused of assaulting the girl while she was intoxicated and couldn't consent during a victory party in August. In her opening statement at a trial that has divided the football-obsessed town of Steubenville, Hemmeter also said the girl was "soft-spoken, mumbling and not participating" in the assault. The girl, who told police she didn’t remember the incident, will be among dozens of witnesses taking the stand. Three players who have not been charged but allegedly witnessed the encounters are expected to testify for the prosecution. The alleged rape garnered national attention because of graphic cell phone photos and video that spread on social media. If convicted, Mays and Richmond could be held in a juvenile jail until they are 21. Get More at NBCnews.com

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 at 9:54 AM

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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 at 9:01 AM

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Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 at 12:21 PM

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Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 at 11:24 AM

Israel: No Proof Chemical Weapon Used In Syria

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 at 6:57 PM

BP Workers Plead Innocent to Gulf Disaster Manslaughter

Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

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