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  • Duke lacrosse accuser found guilty of second-degree murder in boyfriend's stabbing death

    11/22/2013 8:31:35 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/22/13
    The woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. The jury deliberated for about six hours over two days before reaching their verdict in the trial of 34-year-old Crystal Mangum, who was sentenced to between 14 years and 18 years in prison. Mangum was on trial in the death of 46-year-old Reginald Daye. He was stabbed on April 3, 2011 and he died of complications 10 days later. In 2006, Mangum claimed Duke lacrosse players gang raped her at a team party where...
  • Accuser from Duke lacrosse 'rape' case sobs as she is sentenced prison.....

    11/22/2013 9:31:17 PM PST · by Morgana · 57 replies
    FULL TITLE: Accuser from Duke lacrosse 'rape' case sobs as she is sentenced prison for the stabbing murder of boyfriend The woman who falsely accused three Duke lacrosse players of raping her in 2006 has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. Crystal Mangum, 35, was sentenced to between 14 and 18 years in prison for killing Reginald Daye, 46. The former stripper and mother-of-three stabbed her boyfriend in the side of his chest during a fight at Daye's apartment on April 3, 2011. Daye died 10 days later at Duke Hospital due to...
  • ‘Men’s rights’ group defends posters claiming women lie about rape

    07/12/2013 6:50:53 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 67 replies
    Global News ^ | July 12, 2013 | Christine Tam
    EDMONTON – A so-called “men’s rights” group is defending its recent poster campaign that is sparking national outrage for claiming some women lie about being raped. The posters were a response to the ‘Don’t be that guy” campaign that aims to educate young men on alcohol’s role in sexual assault and define consensual sex. Men’s Rights Edmonton issued a statement on its website taking responsibility for its “Don’t be that girl” campaign that was highly criticized by police, city officials and women’s groups for sending the wrong message. “Just because you regret a one night stand doesn’t mean it wasn’t...
  • Filing in Duke lacrosse case alleges setup

    10/30/2012 6:26:50 PM PDT · by abb · 38 replies
    The (Durham) Herald-Sun ^ | October 30, 2012 | Ray Gronberg
    10.30.12 - 08:41 pm By Ray Gronberg; 919-419-6648 DURHAM – A new court filing purporting to be from Crystal Mangum says she can supply evidence in a Duke lacrosse lawsuit that she was paid, up front, to set up Duke University’s 2005-06 men’s lacrosse team. The filing surfaced on Tuesday, a day after federal court clerks in Greensboro received it from the U.S. Postal Service. It was styled as a motion by Mangum, acting as her own lawyer, asking that she be allowed to intervene in the civil-rights lawsuit that exonerated lacrosse players David Evans, Colin Finnerty and Reade...
  • Duke lacrosse accuser can be tried on murder charges

    12/08/2011 1:24:20 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    la times ^ | December 8, 2011 | Richard Fausset
    Crystal Mangum, the former stripper who falsely accused members of the Duke University lacrosse team of sexually assaulting her in 2006, is competent to stand trial on murder charges in the death of her boyfriend, a Durham judge ruled Wednesday. ... Mangum, an African American, accused three white lacrosse players at the prestigious private university of raping her at a house party. But Mangum's story did not hold up under scrutiny, and by April 2007, Roy Cooper, the state attorney general, declared the young men innocent, saying they had been caught up in a "tragic rush to accuse" in a...
  • Autopsy: Stab wound led to death of lacrosse accuser's boyfriend (DukeLax)

    08/05/2011 10:44:15 AM PDT · by abb · 24 replies · 1+ views
    WRAL-TV ^ | August 4, 2011 | Matthew Burns
    Complications from a "gaping" stab wound led to the death of a Durham man in April, according to an autopsy report released Friday. Crystal Mangum, 32, the Durham woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape in 2006, is charged with murder in the man's death. Police have said that Reginald Daye, 46,was stabbed with a kitchen knife during an April 3 argument at his apartment, at 3507 Century Oaks Drive. He died 10 days later. According to the autopsy report, the stab wound punctured Daye's left lung and tore through his diaphragm, stomach, colon, left kidney...
  • Duke lacrosse accuser's boyfriend dies after stabbing

    04/14/2011 6:38:28 AM PDT · by NCDragon · 23 replies ^ | April 14, 2011 | Bridget Whelan, Matthew Burns
    DURHAM, N.C. — Family members of a man who was stabbed in his home April 3 say he died Wednesday evening. Crystal Mangum, the Durham woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape in 2006, has been charged with assaulting him. Durham police confirmed Thursday morning that Reginald Daye, 46, had died. "The case remains under investigation, and we do anticipate upgrading the charges. However, no new charges have been filed at this time," police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said in an e-mail to WRAL News. Police said Mangum, 32, stabbed Daye in the torso with a kitchen...
  • Man that police say was stabbed by Duke University lacrosse scandal accuser has died

    04/14/2011 7:33:41 AM PDT · by ladyjane · 47 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/14/2011 | CNN
    BREAKING NEWS: Man that police say was stabbed by Duke University lacrosse scandal accuser has died, medical examiner says.
  • Duke lacrosse accuser's boyfriend dies after stabbing

    04/13/2011 7:27:43 PM PDT · by CondorFlight · 51 replies
    WRAL ^ | April 13, 2011
    Durham, N.C. — Family members of a man who was stabbed in his home April 3 say he died Wednesday evening. Crystal Mangum, the Durham woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape in 2006 has been charged with assaulting him. Durham police could not be reached for comment on whether her charges would be upgraded. Mangum, 32, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and was being held in the Durham County jail on a $300,000 bond. Police said Mangum stabbed Reginald Daye, 46, in the torso with...
  • Duke lacrosse accuser arrested in boyfriend's stabbing

    04/04/2011 1:17:18 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 34 replies · 1+ views ^ | April 3, 2011 | CNN Wire Staff
    The woman who accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape five years ago was arrested Sunday, suspected of stabbing her boyfriend, police said. Officers responding to a call early Sunday about a stabbing at an apartment in Durham, North Carolina, found a 46-year-old man who had been stabbed in the torso, police said. He was taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Officers later arrested the man's girlfriend, Crystal Mangum, 32, at a nearby apartment. She was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury, police said.
  • Police: Duke Lacrosse Accuser Stabbed Boyfriend

    04/03/2011 10:44:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 3, 2011
    Durham, NC - Authorities say the woman who falsely claimed she was raped by Duke lacrosse players has been accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest at a North Carolina home. Durham police say 32-year-old Crystal Mangum was arrested Sunday morning several hours after the stabbing that seriously injured her 46-year-old boyfriend.
  • Former stripper who lied about being raped by Duke players charged with stabbing her boyfriend.

    04/03/2011 8:23:01 PM PDT · by GSP.FAN · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4th April 2011 | Simon Neville
    The woman at the centre of the Duke University lacrosse player rape scandal has been charged with trying to kill her boyfriend, police said. Crystal Mangum is accused of stabbing the man, named locally as Reggie Wilson, in the chest after an argument in the early hours of Sunday morning in the apartment they share in Durham, North Carolina. The 32-year-old was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, while Wilson was recovering in hospital.
  • Duke lacrosse accuser arrested (Again)

    04/03/2011 9:37:27 AM PDT · by abb · 66 replies
    WTVD-TV11 ^ | April 3, 2011 | Staff
    DURHAM (WTVD) -- Police say former Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Mangum was arrested again overnight. Authorities say Mangum was arrested Saturday night and is being charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to commit robbery and inflicting serious injuries. Mangum is being held at the Durham County Jail with no bond. She will make her first apperance in court on Monday. Police have not released any further information on the arrest. snip
  • New arrest order for Duke lacrosse accuser

    08/26/2010 8:43:25 AM PDT · by CondorFlight · 36 replies
    ABC 11 WTVD ^ | Aug. 26, 2010
    DURHAM (WTVD) -- A judge has ordered former Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Mangum arrested again. Officials say Mangum violated the terms of her pre-trial release related to the visitation hours with her children. (snip)
  • Duke lacrosse accuser to ask judge for changes in current case

    07/12/2010 7:38:27 AM PDT · by NCDragon · 21 replies ^ | July 12, 2010 | Stacy Davis, Erin Hartness
    Durham, N.C. — A Durham woman who falsely accused three Duke University athletes of rape four years ago will be in court Monday on a separate case in which she faces multiple charges, including attempted first-degree murder. Crystal Mangum will be in court at 2:30 p.m. Monday to tell the judge that she doesn't want to be on house arrest at her friend's house anymore. She will also try to regain custody of her three children, ages 10, 9 and 3. Mangum was arrested in February and charged with attempted first-degree murder, five counts of arson, assault and battery, communicating...
  • Woman behind Duke lacrosse scandal speaks out (Crystal Mangum)

    10/04/2008 8:56:08 AM PDT · by abb · 90 replies · 5,983+ views
    The A&T Register ^ | April 16, 2008 | Alexandria Harper
    The A&T Register Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Woman behind Duke lacrosse scandal speaks out Accuser talks to Aggies about being a student again after controversy surrounding trial faded Alexandria Harper Contributor It was called a scandal but made into mockery. The Duke lacrosse case hit radio and television stations by storm in 2007. Reporters from media outlets around the country scrambled to provide day to-day updates on Crystal Gail Mangum, the accuser, and three Duke Lacrosse players; Reade Seligmann, Collin Finnerty and David Evans, the accused. Mangum, a former exotic dancer and escort, accused these men of sexual assault...
  • My Apologies, Maybe, To Duke Stripper Crystal Gail Mangum

    06/11/2006 5:01:09 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 8 replies · 3,309+ views
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 06/11/2006 | JoeClarke.Net
    If the Duke Stripper is Crystal Gail Mangum (yes, it sounds like a stirpper name) as indicated by much of the internet, I would like to apologize in advance for revealing her identity - again - only if her story(s) is true. But, there are so many accounts of this incident and they are all contradictory. See a bio, criminal record and pictures of the Duke accuser at you have not read the original accusations by the very tipsy Crystal on that fateful night, please, go to where she describes and names three men, three invasive inputs, in...
  • Durham woman (Crystal Mangum - DukeLax false accuser) charged with arson

    02/18/2010 3:44:40 AM PST · by abb · 91 replies · 1,890+ views
    Raleigh News and Observer ^ | February 18, 2010 | Staff
    Police filed several charges against a Durham woman in connection with a fire at 2220 Lincoln St. on Wednesday afternoon. Crystal Gale Mangum, 31, and her boyfriend, Milton Walker, had an altercation, according to a police news release. Mangum set clothing on fire in the bathroom tub, police reported. Three children and the two adults were evacuated from the apartment. Police charged Mangum with five counts of arson, simple assault; identity theft; communicating threats; damage to property; resisting, delay and obstruction; and three counts of child endangerment. Anyone with information should contact Officer H. Thompson at 560-4415 Ext. 29297 or...
  • Duke Rape Accuser Peddles Her Sob Story

    08/27/2008 9:19:46 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 48 replies · 170+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | August 27, 2008 | La Shawn Barber
    In a sane world, Crystal Mangum's forthcoming memoir would contain just two words: "I'm sorry." Last Friday morning, I opened an email that contained a press release for a forthcoming book titled The Last Dance for Grace: The Crystal Mangum Story. Thinking it was an Internet hoax, I googled “Crystal Mangum” and found the story on Sure enough, the infamous former stripper and prostitute, who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of gang-raping and beating her in a bathroom, was writing her memoirs:....
  • Duke rape accuser should be punished for lives she damaged

    07/05/2007 9:11:26 AM PDT · by AbeKrieger · 65 replies · 2,432+ views
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 7/1/2007 | Michael Smerconish
    There will never be justice in the Duke University lacrosse case until somebody slaps cuffs on the accuser, Crystal Gail Mangum. In April, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper issued a report accompanying dismissal of the charges against each of the three lacrosse players accused - Dave Evans, Collin Finnerty and Reade Seligmann. Cooper didn't pull any punches. His findings went beyond the conventional "not guilty" to proclaim the men "innocent." Duke reached a private settlement with the men to ward off litigation. Too bad it reportedly protected 88 Duke faculty members who signed an ill-conceived petition last spring that...
  • A Thousand Words (Crystal Gail Mangum's pic from 3/16/06)

    03/24/2007 12:07:26 PM PDT · by abb · 37 replies · 5,441+ views
    Durham-In-Wonderland ^ | March 24, 2007 | K. C. Johnson
    A Thousand Words Friday?s Herald-Sun contained an interview with the accuser?s father, Travis Mangum. According to reporter BriAnne Dopart, He still believes wholeheartedly his daughter was brutally raped and assaulted on the night of March 13, 2006?he recalls in vivid detail his daughter?s swollen eyes and cut arms. On several other occasions, Mangum has made such a claim, always mentioning the swollen eyes. Nor is he the only case-related figure to suggest that the accuser had readily detectable physical injuries. On March 16, when Sgt. Mark Gottlieb?s team conducted their first interview with the accuser, Officer R.A. Reid photographed the...
  • Sherrod Story False (claims relative was lynched)

    07/26/2010 10:17:09 PM PDT · by This Just In · 112 replies · 11+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | July 26, 2010 | Jeffrey Lord
    Sherrod Story False By Jeffrey Lord It isn't true. Shirley Sherrod's story in her now famous speech about the lynching of a relative is not true. The veracity and credibility of the onetime Agriculture Department bureaucrat at the center of the explosive controversy between the NAACP and conservative media activist Andrew Breitbart is now directly under challenge. By nine Justices of the United States Supreme Court. All of them dead. But first, it's important to say this. After Shirley Sherrod's firing I wrote a column congratulating Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for removing her -- based on a viewing of the...
  • Texas high court hears strip club ‘pole tax’ case

    03/25/2010 2:20:08 PM PDT · by Ready4Freddy · 21 replies · 682+ views
    AP via MSNBC ^ | March 25, 2010, updated 32 minutes ago | Paul J. Weber
    SAN ANTONIO - The Texas Supreme Court is deciding whether to strip away a $5 entrance fee to watch nude dancers. The court heard arguments Thursday about whether the so-called pole tax, a fee mandated by lawmakers in 2007, is unconstitutional. Texas has so far collected more than $13.6 million from the fee. But many clubs have ignored the law, which is intended to fund programs for sexual assault victims. The Texas Entertainment Association, which represents strip clubs across the state, sued to block the fee. Lower courts have sided with the clubs. Justices questioned both sides at length. Talk...
  • In Crystal Mangum, Duke Rape Accuser, Leftist Tactics Come Home To Roost

    02/20/2010 9:16:59 AM PST · by Left Blue NJ for Red SC · 58 replies · 1,398+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog ^ | February 20, 2010 | Lori Ziganto
    Crystal Gale Mangum, progressive heroine and the accuser in the infamous Duke Lacrosse Rape Case, is in the news once again: Durham police arrested Mangum for attempted murder, arson, and identity theft after responding to a domestic disturbance call: Durham police arrested Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, late Wednesday after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, set his clothes on fire in a bathtub and threatened to stab him. Authorities charged her with attempted first-degree murder, five counts of arson, assault and battery, communicating threats, three counts of misdemeanor child abuse, injury to personal property, identity theft and resisting...
  • The False Accuser Speaks (Duke Fantasy Rape Victim Crystal Mangum)

    04/22/2009 8:22:21 PM PDT · by freespirited · 25 replies · 1,270+ views
    Durham in Wonderland ^ | 04/22/09 | KC Johnson
      At the Liestoppers forum, Walt-in-Durham has a detailed rundown of Crystal Mangum’s appearance tonight at UNC. As I have noted previously, it is mindboggling that an academic institution would invite someone who the state AG had, with copious evidence, deemed a false accuser and not allow her to be questioned on the myriad contradictions in her story. It is all the more mindboggling that the only reason for this refusal to allow questions was to prevent the false accuser from saying something that could open her to a lawsuit.I should note, in addition, that Mangum’s p.r. representative had similarly...
  • [Duke] Lacrosse [false] accuser to speak

    04/22/2009 9:42:24 AM PDT · by Locomotive Breath · 43 replies · 1,191+ views
    The Daily Tar Heel ^ | 4/22/2009 | Locomotive Breath
    Lacrosse accuser to speak To address justice system, the media Rachel Coleman, Staff Writer Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 The woman involved in the Duke University lacrosse team scandal more than three years ago will make a rare public appearance today at UNC as part of an event about social injustice. Crystal Gail Mangum, who accused three Duke lacrosse players of rape in 2006, will speak in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center about “the harsh realities of minority treatment both in the justice system and the media,” according to the event’s press release. The lacrosse...
  • Duke LAX accuser pens memoir

    08/21/2008 6:20:47 PM PDT · by Locomotive Breath · 67 replies · 7,806+ views ^ | 8/21/2008 | Locomotive Breath
    By Tamara Gibbs DURHAM (WTVD) -- Since three former Duke Lacrosse players were declared innocent of rape and assault charges, the alleged victim in the highly publicized Duke Lacrosse case has remained out of public view until now. In a press release, Crystal Mangum's manager has announced plans to release a tell-all memoir entitled "The Last Dance for Grace: The Crystal Mangum Story." According to the book's co-author Vincent Clark, the book will be released in October.
  • Player's lawyer: Accuser shouldn't be charged (Duke Lax)

    04/14/2007 9:10:54 AM PDT · by freespirited · 118 replies · 1,818+ views
    RALEIGH - An attorney for former Duke lacrosse player Collin Finnerty said Friday that the state attorney general made the right decision not to prosecute the woman who falsely accused Finnerty and two other players of raping her. "I really don't feel in my gut any need to go charge Crystal Mangum," lawyer Wade Smith of Raleigh said. "I understand the philosophy that people shouldn't be able to just do this and get away with it. On the other hand, I'm not sure that it enhances our society any, our civilization any, to now bring the power down upon her."...
  • Why the News & Observer is naming the accuser [in the Duke Rape Hoax]

    04/11/2007 8:44:02 PM PDT · by freespirited · 6 replies · 963+ views
    Belleville News-Democrat ^ | 4/11/07 | Melanie Sill
    In Wednesday's coverage of the Duke lacrosse case, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) for the first time identifies the accuser, Crystal Gail Mangum, of Durham, N.C., by name. During the year since Mangum told police she was assaulted at a lacrosse team party, The N&O followed its longstanding policy of not naming claimants in sexual assault cases. This policy is accepted practice among most print and broadcast media in the United States. The N&O has upheld this approach, which the newspaper has followed for at least 15 years, to avoid discouraging victims of rape and sexual assault from reporting...

    12/22/2006 9:15:57 AM PST · by abb · 1,333 replies · 33,314+ views
    WRAL ^ | December 22, 2006 | LTCK86
    Just heard from Julia Lewis on TV. Nifong filing to dismiss rape charges. Will keep SA and kidnap charges.
  • Father learned daughter connected to Duke case from media reports (Duke Lacrosse Coach Threatened)

    03/31/2006 8:03:52 PM PST · by Howlin · 883 replies · 19,032+ views
    Knight Ridder Newspapers; WRAL; NBC17 | TONYA JAMESON
    DURHAM, N.C. - The father of the woman who has accused members of the Duke lacrosse team of sexually assaulting her said he didn't find out that his daughter was the reported victim - and that she is an exotic dancer - until a reporter visited his house. The retired trucker who lives in Durham said he saw his daughter the day after the reported attack, but she didn't say anything was wrong. She even left her car at the house for several days because he said she didn't want to drive it. Her father, a quiet man who tinkers...