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  • Teen Convicted in Steubenville Rape Back on Football Roster

    08/12/2014 8:39:45 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 34 replies
    WTRF ^ | 08/11/2014
    Ma'Lik Richmond, one of two teens convicted in the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville, is back on the roster of the Steubenville Big Red football team. Richmond was found delinquent of raping a 16-year-old girl in March 2013, and must register as a Tier II sex offender every 180 days for 20 years. Richmond was released from an Ohio Juvenile Detention Center on January 6, 2014, and in June of this year, the 7th District Court of Appeals upheld his sexual offender classification. Richmond and his attorney had originally fought to have that sex offender classification dropped, but...
  • School superintendent, 3 others charged in Steubenville rape case

    11/26/2013 10:21:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Michael Muskal
    The Steubenville School Superintendent was among four adults charged by a grand jury that investigated the case of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl who was raped last year by football players at a party in Ohio. The indictments, a mixture of felony and misdemeanor charges, were made by the grand jury last week and announced on Monday by Ohio Atty. Gen. Mike DeWine at a news conference televised from Steubenville. With the announcement, the grand jury has completed its investigation, he said. “We must treat rape and sexual assault as the serious crimes they are,” DeWine said. “When it is...
  • Steubenville High School employee indicted as grand jury investigating the Ohio rape case....

    10/08/2013 8:42:47 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    mail online ^ | Laura Collins
    FULL TITLE: Steubenville High School employee indicted as grand jury investigating the Ohio rape case that shocked the nation vows to 'uncover the truth' An IT worker at Steubenville High School has been sensationally indicted by the grand jury investigating additional crimes in the now infamous Ohio rape case, MailOnline can report. Steubenville City Schools employee, William Rhinaman, 53, stands accused of tampering with evidence, obstructing justice, obstructing official business and perjury. The most serious of the charges – tampering with evidence and perjury – carry a maximum jail term of three year. His indictment is the first such issued...
  • Serena Williams says 16-year-old rape victim 'shouldn't have put herself in that position'

    06/19/2013 7:14:07 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 119 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 18, 2013 | Helen Pow
    Serena Williams has sparked an intense backlash after she suggested the 16-year-old victim in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case was asking to be assaulted. The world Number 1 tennis star made the astonishing indictment in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, which was posted online on Tuesday. In the article, Williams said the victim 'shouldn't have put herself in that position' and described her as 'lucky.' Some are already labeling the 31-year-old's remarks the most controversial of her career.
  • Teens: Why We Didn't Help Steubenville Rape Victim

    03/25/2013 11:42:50 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 38 replies
    Newser ^ | 03/23/2013 | By Neal Colgrass
    New video has emerged of police interviewing teenagers who saw the Steubenville rape victim getting more and more drunk before she was attacked, ABC News reports. "I could tell that she was gradually getting more drunk and worse throughout the night,” said 16-year-old Farrah Marcino. “Just, like, that she couldn’t, like, she didn’t walk." Anthony Craig, 18, described her as "a mess" and said she "wasn't responding." But no one stopped her from leaving the party with her convicted rapists, Trent Mays and Ma'Lik Richmond—even though, Craig said, she was passed out and carried away. "She wanted to go with...
  • Steubenville Convicted Rapist Will Appeal Because His 'Brain Isn't Fully Developed'

    03/19/2013 1:20:36 PM PDT · by blam · 41 replies
    TBI ^ | 3-19-2013 | Alexander Abad-Santos, The Atlantic Wire
    Steubenville Convicted Rapist Will Appeal Because His 'Brain Isn't Fully Developed' Alexander Abad-Santos, The Atlantic WireMarch 19,2013Since his defense strategy, claiming that a 16-year-old rape victim wasn't "so" drunk, has failed, the lawyer for one of the two Steubenville football players convicted of rape plans to appeal a guilty verdict, and is now claiming that the 16-year-old rapist's brain wasn't "developed" enough and his client should not have to be on a sex offenders list for life. Walter Madison, the attorney for Ma'lik Richmond, went on Piers Morgan Tonight on Tuesday, explaining why he would appeal Sunday's verdict by 37-year...
  • 2 girls charged with threatening (Steubenville) Ohio rape victim

    03/19/2013 10:20:45 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 57 replies
    TBO ^ | 03/19/2013 | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A day after two high school football players were convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl, authorities arrested two Ohio girls suspected of making online threats against the accuser. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said the girls arrested Monday posted threatening comments on Twitter on Sunday, the day the players were convicted in Steubenville. One of the messages was later reposted on Facebook. The rape case brought international attention to the small city of 18,000 and led to allegations of a cover-up to protect the Steubenville High School football team. Steubenville police Capt. Joel Walker said the...
  • Steubenville...coach may face charges for failing to report rape after he 'told two star players...

    03/18/2013 2:29:29 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 26 replies
    ukmail ^ | 3 18 13
    EXCLUSIVE: Steubenville football coach may face charges for failing to report rape after he 'told two star players he'd "make it go away"' The coach to the two footballers convicted in the Ohio rape trial may face charges for his failure to report the crime committed by his two star players. MailOnline has learned that Head Coach Reno Saccoccia's conduct in the scandal that has overwhelmed the town of Steubenville will be scrutinized as part of a Grand Jury investigation. State Attorney General Mike DeWine yesterday announced his intention to convene a Grand Jury on April 15 to further investigate...
  • CNN Reports On The ‘Promising Future’ of the Steubenville Rapists, Who Are ‘Very Good Students’

    03/18/2013 1:38:14 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 54 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 3 18 13
    CNN Reports On The ‘Promising Future’ of the Steubenville Rapists, Who Are ‘Very Good Students
  • Steubenville rape prosecutor confirms threats to her, her family

    03/18/2013 9:52:27 PM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 336 replies
    Trib Today ^ | 03/18/2013 | staff
    <p>I've heard a lot about how horrid the boys were in this case and a lot of apologists for the girl and her disgraceful conduct.</p> <p>How would you like your son to be tried in the atmosphere that existed in Steubenville?</p>
  • Teen Rape Case Shows Our Depravity (I love this guy.)

    03/18/2013 8:44:17 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 3-18-2013 | E.T. Williams
    Teen Rape Case Shows Our Depravity, We have lost all moral compass, this because of Abortion, This is because of Homosexuality, This is because our justification have been so corrupted, The verdict was not harsh enough, They Tweeted pictures of the girl.
  • CNN is getting hammered for Steubenville coverage (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    03/18/2013 7:47:10 AM PDT · by abb · 46 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 18, 2013 | Erik Wemple
    CNN on Sunday aggressively covered the breaking news of the verdict in the Steubenville rape case. Star football players Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’lik Richmond, 16, were found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl. Propelled by social media and mainstream media, the Steubenville case has long held a high profile. The scrutiny that comes with its profile descended on CNN. In repeated segments yesterday, CNN featured reports from reporter Poppy Harlow, who was in Ohio for the verdict. Here’s the transcript of some of the coverage at the 11 a.m. hour: snip POPPY HARLOW, CNN CORRESPONDENT: "I’ve never experienced anything...
  • Ma'lik's father: Be parent, not friend (Steubenville)

    03/17/2013 9:17:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7KFSjFbNKE The father of Ma'lik Richmond speaks exclusively to CNN. His son was found guilty in the Steubenville rape case.
  • Grand Jury Could Mean Additional Steubenville Charges

    03/17/2013 5:45:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Ohio attorney general Mike DeWine announced today that the state will be convening a grand jury to investigate whether there could be additional indictments or charges in the Steubenville rape case. "A grand jury is an investigative tool that is uniquely suited to ensure fairness and to complete this investigation," DeWine said at a news conference after today's verdict. "And this community needs assurance that no stone has been left unturned in our search for the truth." Trent Mays, 17, and Ma'lik Richmond, 16, were both found delinquent -- the juvenile court equivalent of guilty -- today of the sexual...
  • 2 Ohio HS Football Players Found Guilty of Rape (STEUBENVILLE)

    03/17/2013 2:40:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
  • 2 Steubenville football players found guilty of rape

    03/17/2013 7:27:38 AM PDT · by Dacula · 90 replies
    AP ^ | Sunday March 17, 2013 10:19 AM | Andrew Welsh-Huggins
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Two Ohio high school football players have been found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that roiled a small city and stirred reaction from activists online.
  • Teenage boy ordered by judge to tell court of the moment he filmed...girl..(Steubenville Rape)

    03/16/2013 5:39:29 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    mail online ^ | Laura Collins In Steubenville, Ohio
    FULL TITLE: Teenage boy ordered by judge to tell court of the moment he filmed 'vomiting, drunk girl, 16, being touched intimately on backseat of car by Ohio footballer accused of raping her' The teenager who filmed the alleged sexual assault of a drunken 16-year-old at the centre of the Ohio rape case was today dramatically forced to testify by a judge after he sought to invoke the 5th Amendment. In an explosive exchange during the third day of the trial of two Steubenville footballers, the witness - who was key to the case being brought in the first place...
  • Steubenville suspect's text messages paint disturbing picture of night of alleged rape

    03/15/2013 1:30:50 PM PDT · by Politicalmom · 35 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 3/14/13 | Dan Wetzel
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Across a remarkable couple of hours Thursday, JoAnn Gibb, a slight but tough-minded forensic specialist for the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, sat on a witness stand in a small, third-floor courtroom here and read the contents of hundreds of teenage text messages – explicit and vulgar, at times celebratory and at other moments desperate and pathetically sad. They were culled from the cell phones of 17 kids, seized in the investigation that led to two Steubenville High School football players being charged with the August 2012 rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl after...
  • 'She didn't affirmatively say no': Silence means consent according to defense...(Steubenville rape)

    03/12/2013 8:26:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 175 replies
    mailonline ^ | STAFF
    FULL TITLE: 'She didn't affirmatively say no': Silence means consent according to defense in Ohio high school rape trial where passed out, drunken teenage girl was 'sexually assaulted' by multiple football players Defense lawyers in the coming trial of two high school football players charged with raping a nearly passed-out-drunk 16-year-old girl are expected to argue on the issue of consent. In the case that has shocked the nation, prosecutors state that the inebriated girl was taken to a number of parties by a group of drunk teenagers, supporting her to walk when she wasn't physically capable. The prosecution claims...
  • 'She didn't affirmatively say no': Silence means consent according to defense in rape trial

    03/12/2013 1:20:13 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12 March 2013 | Associated Press and Daily Mail Reporter
    Full Title - 'She didn't affirmatively say no': Silence means consent according to defense in Ohio high school rape trial where passed out, drunken teenage girl was 'sexually assaulted' by multiple football players' Defense lawyers in the coming trial of two high school football players charged with raping a nearly passed-out-drunk 16-year-old girl are expected to argue on the issue of consent. In the case that has shocked the nation, prosecutors state that the inebriated girl was taken to a number of parties by a group of drunk teenagers, supporting her to walk when she wasn't physically capable. The prosecution...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Pictures found on cellphone show TWO MORE girls semi-naked and face down....

    01/20/2013 12:06:41 AM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 1.20.2013 | Laura Collins In Steubenville, Ohio
    FULL TITLE: EXCLUSIVE: Pictures found on cellphone show TWO MORE girls semi-naked and face down in basement where 16-year-old was 'raped by Ohio school football stars' Shocking images have been found on a cellphone showing two more girls, facedown and partially naked on the floor of the same basement where the Ohio rape of a 16-year-old girl allegedly took place, it can be revealed today. The photographs were stored on a cellphone belonging to a teammate and friend of the Steubenville case accused, Ma’lik Richmond and Trent Mays – and raise the chilling possibility of two more, as yet unknown,...
  • Rape charges against high school players divide football town of Steubenville, Ohio

    09/04/2012 2:08:23 PM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 74 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 9-2-12 | Rachel Dissell
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- It’s Monday, and ominous-looking clouds are pushing over Harding Stadium as dozens of football players in practice jerseys prepare to take on Cleveland’s Benedictine Bengals. But this day two key players are missing from the field.
  • Shocking tape of Ohio teens bragging about gang rape

    01/04/2013 2:22:35 PM PST · by lowbridge · 98 replies
    http://www.glennbeck.com ^ | january 4, 2012
    On radio today, Glenn reacted to the shocking video of some Ohio teens who taped themselves joking about gang raping a young female classmate. ItÂ’s another sad illustration of how morally depraved society is truly becoming. Glenn talks about the problem and how to solve it on radio today. TheBlaze explained: Last month, the New York Times published a detailed report on an alleged gang rape in the small Ohio football town of Steubenville. Two Steubenville football players, Trent Mays and MaÂ’lik Richmond were arrested on Aug. 22 in connection with the alleged rape, Deadspin previously reported. Months later, exactly...
  • Online outrage over Ohio rape case prompts city website

    01/05/2013 7:00:55 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | 1.5.2013 | CNN
    Steubenville, Ohio (CNN) -- Amid social media pressure and allegations of a cover-up, leaders in Steubenville, Ohio, have launched a website to keep the community updated on a rape case that has consumed the small Ohio town. "With looking at the facts of the case, the rumors, the social media ... we proceeded in setting up SteubenvilleFacts.org that will present only the facts and provide information on the government of the city, as well as the transparency and the timeline of the evidence," City Manager Cathy Davison said at a news conference Saturday. Davison said the website is meant to...
  • YouTube video of teens bragging about raping a girl: Graphic language

    01/02/2013 3:52:04 PM PST · by goodwithagun · 37 replies
    For those following the Steubenville rape case, here is the video that Anonymous recovered and then reposted on YouTube. It is disgusting. There is no graphic footage but the language is filthy. If you don't know about this case I'll provide links in the comments section. This video will make your blood boil. All but two (the only two arrested and charged with anything) are still in school and participating in sports.
  • Anonymous hacked Big Red football site again!

    12/26/2012 8:46:22 AM PST · by goodwithagun · 5 replies
    I will provide a link in the comments section to a nice NY Times article that is quite long but really covers what is happening well. I don't think Anonymous is doing this just because of the rape; I believe iris because of the lawsuit against the bogger. I will provide a link for her as sell. I'm pretty sure she make money from her blog so don't click if you have issues with that.
  • Rape Case Unfolds on Web and Splits City

    12/23/2012 11:24:29 AM PST · by goodwithagun · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 12-16-2012 | Juliet Macur and Nate Schweber
    HOURS AFTER SUNSET, the cars pulled up, one after another, bringing dozens of teenagers from several nearby high schools to an end-of-summer party in August in a neighborhood here just off the main drag.
  • Anonymous just hacked my school's football page

    12/23/2012 8:27:50 PM PST · by goodwithagun · 15 replies
    I can't believe this! Here is a long article, yet it provides all the pertinent info! http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/sports/high-school-football-rape-case-unfolds-online-and-divides-steubenville-ohio.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
  • University Criticized for Class That Deems Homosexuality 'Deviant Behavior'

    09/12/2012 7:27:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/12/2012 | Michael Gryboski
    A Catholic academic institution in Ohio has come under fire for having a class in which homosexuality is declared a "deviant behavior" alongside things like murder, rape, drug use, and prostitution. Franciscan University of Steubenville came under fire from a homosexual alumnus who was researching a story and stumbled upon the course description for Social Work 314. SWK 314 is a course that focuses on deviant behavior, stating that behaviors to be "primarily examined" would include "murder, rape, robbery, prostitution, homosexuality, mental illness, and drug use." While Tom Sofio of the public relations department at Franciscan University declined to give...
  • Gay Group Blasts Franciscan University. Franciscan University Pushes Back

    09/05/2012 6:57:25 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    The Cardinal Newman Society ^ | 9/4/12 | Matthew Archbold
    After criticizing The Franciscan University of Steubenville for its stance on homosexuality, a gay alumni group with no official connection to the faithful Catholic university is being urged to cease publicly affiliating themselves with the college. Last week, a group calling itself Franciscan University Gay Alumni and Allies issued a news release that appeared on The Daily Kos among other places questioning why the course description of a class offered by the university seems to label homosexuality as “deviant behavior.” The course description is called “Deviant Behavior and, according to the university’s website: DEVIANT BEHAVIOR focuses on the sociological theories...
  • Social media casts spotlight on Ohio rape case

    01/03/2013 7:59:01 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | Thursday, January 3, 2013 | Michael Pearson
    Social media videos led to rape charges [Video]. The videos, pictures and tweets are chilling. A picture of a girl dangling limply from the arms of two young men. Other boys, laughingly saying the girl had to be dead because she didn't flinch as her body was violated. An alleged rape, made into a joke. The images and social media messages are at the heart of criminal charges against two high school football players accused of sexually assaulting an underage teenage girl during a series of end-of-summer parties in August.
  • UPDATE: Steubenville Rape Case Gets National Attention

    01/03/2013 3:50:49 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    WTRF ^ | 1.3.2013 | WTRF
    A video has resurfaced that is related to the Steubenville rape case, which has caught the attention of certain hacktivist groups. Operation Roll Red Roll continues to play out on social media as links to information involving an alleged rape case in Steubenville have been posted on localleaks.blogs.ru/. The video was posted on YouTube of a male juvenile reportedly on the night of the alleged incident. The video is posted on, http://youtu.be/A0drRrNWpNE. The video was first posted today under the user name Mark Bacchus. #Knightsec, who claims to have hacked rollredroll.com, posted the link to the information on his twitter...
  • College Course Lumps Homosexuality, Rape, Murder (Franciscan of Steubenville)

    09/11/2012 6:43:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    NPR ^ | 9/10/2012 | Jeff Brady
    The Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio faces questions about its accreditation because of a course description that links homosexuality with crimes like murder, rape and robbery. The university's social work program offers the course, called SWK 314 Deviant Behavior. The course description reads: "The behaviors that are primarily examined are murder, rape, robbery, prostitution, homosexuality, mental illness and drug use." Members of a Franciscan University gay and lesbian alumni group on Facebook discovered the course description and have asked the school to change it. "As a lesbian and as a psychological professional, I found a couple of things offensive,"...
  • Franciscan U of Steubenville Under Investigation for Teaching Homosexuality as Deviant

    09/12/2012 6:35:38 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 36 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 9/11/12 | Johanna Dasteel
    STEUBENVILLE, OH, September 11, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The national agency which grants accreditation to social work courses is questioning Franciscan University of Steubenville over a course which lists homosexuality as a deviant behavior. Attention was drawn to the course by a group of Franciscan University alumni, identifying themselves as “Franciscan Gay Alumni & Allies”, who are demanding publicly that the university “revise its course descriptions and to stop contributing the culture of hate and ignorance.” The course is called ‘Deviant Behavior’ and the part of the course description in question states, “The behaviors that are primarily examined are murder, rape,...
  • Catholic university includes ‘homosexuality’ in course on ‘deviant behavior’

    09/04/2012 1:23:13 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 35 replies
    LGBTQNation ^ | Sep 4 2012 | Staff
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A group of gay university alumni and allies is challenging the Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, over its inclusion of homosexuality in its course on “deviant behavior.” The group, Gay Alumni and Allies of Catholic Universities, said that Franciscan University, a conservative Catholic institution on the Ohio-West Virginia border, is “contributing” to a “culture of hate and ignorance” by teaching “ideological falsehoods in the classroom rather than solid, proven research and evidence.” But according to the University, the principles of academic freedom apply to the course and that “homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered.” At issue is this...
  • For Steubenville, a Bigger Funnel -- Ohio's Conlon to Joliet (Bishop of Steubenville to Joliet)

    05/17/2011 7:27:26 AM PDT · by Hieronymus · 15 replies
    Whispers in the Loggia ^ | May 17, 2011 | Rocco Palmo
    Full post to come, but for now, at Roman Noon today, B16 named Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, 63, head of Ohio's Steubenville church since 2002, as bishop of Joliet. In the suburban Chicagoland post -- whose 660,000-some Catholics comprise roughly 17 times the size of Conlon's current fold -- the incoming point-man for the USCCB's child and youth protection efforts succeeds Peter Sartain, who was launched to the archbishopric of Seattle last September. A native of Cincinnati and alum in the canons from St Paul's in Ottawa, the appointee served in parish work and as Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk's chancellor prior...
  • Bishop Conlon restores Friday abstinence from meat in Diocese of Steubenville

    04/23/2009 9:57:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 126 replies · 1,779+ views
    American Papist ^ | April 23, 2009 | Thomas Peters
    Okay, technically, Catholics in the US are only allowed to dispense from the year-round Friday abstinence from meat if they substitute a comparable penance for it ... but in practice, the vast majority of Catholics have forgotten to even do this. Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, however, has dispensed with the substituting ... and has instead brought back the simple Friday abstinence from meat in his diocese. I especially respect that he ties this sacrificial abstinence to witnessing for the unborn and providing them with concrete assistance: "I am inviting the Catholic people of the Diocese of Steubenville to resume...
  • Bill Clinton Lashes Out at Pro-Life Advocates During Ohio Stop for Hillary (Franciscan Univ)

    02/18/2008 5:45:17 AM PST · by NYer · 84 replies · 3,039+ views
    Life News ^ | February 18, 2008 | Steven Ertelt
    Steubenville, OH (LifeNews.com) -- Former president Bill Clinton made a campaign stop for Hillary in Steubenville, Ohio on Sunday and found himself greeted by more than 100 pro-life students from nearby Steubenville University. According to eye witnesses accounts, Clinton lost his temper and lashed out at the pro-life students during the speech.Clinton's heated response came after being questioned on his support of abortion-on-demand."I gave you the answer. We disagree with you," Clinton said about the position he and Hillary Clinton hold on abortion.Clinton relied on the old argument that pr-life advocates want to put women in prison, even though abortion...
  • And Bill Spars With Another?

    02/17/2008 7:58:34 PM PST · by gingerky · 39 replies · 167+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 2-17-08 | Carrie Dann
    At a later event today in Steubenville, OH, Bill Clinton snapped hard at an anti-abortion protestor who had interrupted him. “I gave you the answer. We disagree with you," Clinton said. "You wanna criminalize women and their doctors and we disagree... I reduced abortion… Tell the truth, tell the truth… If you were really pro-life, if you were really pro-life, you would want to put every doctor and every mother as an accessory to murder in prison. And you won’t say you wanna do that because you know that because you know that you wouldn't have a lick of political...
  • Franciscan University at Steubenville and Summorum Pontificum (Admin. Filibustering)

    10/23/2007 9:05:42 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 22 replies · 367+ views
    I got this by e-mail: A well-substantiated rumor has it that a petition for the implementation of Summorum Pontificum bearing 155 names of students and faculty has been denied by the plenary council of T.O.R friars on the grounds that the motu proprio does not apply to Catholic universities. You can certainly see what the implications are. Keep this one on your radar; it’s going to be huge. UPDATE: 1308 GMT 23 Oct 07I received another bit of information about what is going on. Slightly edited: and personally know the people organizing this petition drive. They truly were told "no"...
  • County courtroom erupts (Murder victim's father dives across table, attempts to strangle perp)

    08/07/2007 11:46:25 AM PDT · by Stoat · 84 replies · 6,018+ views
    Herald Star ^ | August 7, 2007 | Mark Law
      County courtroom eruptsBy MARK LAW, Staff writer   Mark Law COURTROOM CHAOS – The father of a Weirton man shot in the back of the head during a July 29, 2006, robbery on South Court Alley attacked the defendant during a sentencing hearing in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court on Monday. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla, left, is pulling Mike Sweat, the father, off Antonio Clifford, the defendant. Sheriff’s Deputy Troy Devore, right, is pulling on Clifford. Defense attorney Francesca Carinci is to the right, while defense attorney Peter Olivito, left, walks away. Mike Sweat’s wife, in the...
  • Fmr. Steubenville Priest Stripped of Duties by Pope ["Steubenville-Diocese Priest" was defrocked]

    06/17/2006 5:11:05 AM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies · 531+ views
    WTRF ^ | June 17, 2006 | Jim Forbes
    A former priest for the Diocese of Steubenville is stripped of his duties forever by the pope. Word of the decision came Friday, and follows a jail term already completed by the former priest. Father Anthony Jablonowski worked within the Diocese of Steubenville for about ten years, and as far as anyone knows, committed no crime there. But before he came to Steubenville he served in Wyoming, and committed immoral and indecent acts with a minor. Jablonowski pleaded guilty to this in the spring of 2004. He was given a 15-month to seven year sentence but was granted an early...
  • Ohio High Court Overturns Death Sentence in Students' Slayings, Saying Killing Was Outside State

    12/01/2004 8:58:23 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 34 replies · 979+ views
    AP ^ | Dec 1, 2004 | Andrew Welsh-Huggins
    The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a man's death sentence and murder conviction in the slayings of two college students, saying the murder count should have been tried in Pennsylvania where they were killed. The court ruled unanimously that Terrell Yarbrough was wrongly tried in Ohio for aggravated murder of the students from Franciscan University in Steubenville. However, the court upheld robbery, kidnapping and burglary convictions because those crimes happened in Steubenville and said nothing would prevent a Pennsylvania court from trying Yarbrough on murder charges. Brian Muha, 18, and Aaron Land, 20, were robbed and kidnapped at their...

    09/06/2004 8:44:22 AM PDT · by Diago · 44 replies · 2,484+ views
    http://www.cwnews.com/ ^ | Sep. 04, 2004 | Fr. Wilson
    JOHN KERRY COMES TO STEUBENVILLE I doubt he stopped for souvenirs. A friend writes -- "John Kerry came to Fort Steuben (on 3rd Street) in Steubenville Ohio today to campaign for president. Just under HALF the crowd were protestors (I can get digital photographic evidence in a few days for you if you need). It occurred from 4p.m. until about 7:30p.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 4th. Priests, nuns, American Life League, students, profs, staff, and good Catholics (including some steel workers) all came to protest and boo. The AP is falsely reporting (in the story, "Kerry Rips Bush Over Record Medicare...
  • nion Investigating 'Steelworkers For Bush' Supporters

    09/05/2004 2:28:24 PM PDT · by mylife · 35 replies · 1,270+ views
    Wheeling news register ^ | 8/4/04 | JOSELYN KING
    Union Investigating 'Steelworkers For Bush' Supporters By JOSELYN KING STEUBENVILLE -Local steel union officials are investigating whether the "Steelworkers for Bush" - those supporters dressed in black who stood with President George W. Bush at his rally last week in Wheeling - are all really steelworkers. It was steelworkers wearing blue who turned out Saturday in Steubenville to show support for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry and stood behind him at the podium. While he addressed many of their concerns, he said very little directly about the steel industry. "The men of coal and steel are the men who kept...

    09/05/2004 12:26:07 PM PDT · by Cableguy · 223 replies · 10,650+ views
    The Corner/NRO ^ | 9/5/04 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    An e-mail from Steubenville, Ohio, hometown of the Catholic University of Steubenville: John Kerry came to Steubenville yesterday and quickly realized he was in the wrong city. Steubenville is a city where there are 6 Democrats for every 1 Republican, and the Steelworkers unions are alive and active. You would think this was solid John Kerry territory. The mob used to control Steubenville and now the unions think they do. Well, they are wrong. The Kerry campaign first scheduled a visit to Steubenville two weeks ago but "scheduling conflicts" came up at the last minute. Oh, and did I mention...
  • Big Pro-Life Demonstration At Kerry Rally in Ohio

    09/04/2004 1:44:12 PM PDT · by MrChips · 79 replies · 3,932+ views
    Just announced on Fox News. About 300 pro-life demonstrators from the Catholic Steubenville University are protesting his appearance in the town, there, by showing up at his rally. Are there any local folks who can add anything more?
  • Kerry Coming Back to Ohio Valley; Steubenville union guy says don't use me as political prop

    08/31/2004 5:59:42 AM PDT · by mountaineer · 57 replies · 2,439+ views
    Wheeling (WV) Intellgencer ^ | Aug. 31, 2004 | Ryan Miller
    STEUBENVILLE - Sen. John Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee, has once again made arrangements to visit Steubenville. Kerry had originally planned a stop Aug. 20, but he canceled the visit because of reported scheduling conflicts. That visit has been rescheduled, according to John Abdalla, head of the Jefferson County Democratic Party, who said he had spoken with members of Kerry's campaign about the visit. Abdalla and Dan Trevas, communications director for the Ohio Democratic Party, said Kerry will make an appearance at the Fort Steuben Visitor's Center on Third Street between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Abdalla also said...