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  • Sheriff: Judge returns fire after being shot outside courthouse

    08/22/2017 12:46:12 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    CBS ^ | 21 August, 2017 | CBS,AP
    An Ohio sheriff says a judge fired back at a man who shot him outside a courthouse, killing him. One suspect has been killed and another is in custody, CBS Pittsburgh reports. The incident happened outside of the Jefferson County Courthouse around 8 a.m. along the Ohio River in Steubenville, roughly 30 miles west of Pittsburgh, according to WTRF-TV. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla says courthouse video shows Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. firing about five shots at the gunman, who also fired about five shots. The gunman was then killed by a probation officer.
  • Suspected Shooter Named in Shooting of Jefferson Co. Judge

    08/21/2017 6:21:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    WOWK TV NEWS 13 ^ | August 21, 2017 | WOWK
    THE LATEST: Officials have confirmed that Nathaniel Richmond allegedly ambushed and shot Judge Bruzzese Monday morning in front of the court house. Nathaniel Richmond is the father of Malik Richmond, who was convicted during the Steubenville rape trial in 2013, but Prosecutor Hanlin says there is no connection between the two incidents. Richmond has reportedly been in Jefferson County court many times, and has a criminal history.
  • Judge shot at Ohio courthouse, flown to Pittsburgh hospital

    08/21/2017 7:20:18 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 20 replies
    WPXI ^ | August 21, 2017
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say a county judge was shot and wounded as he walked toward a courthouse, and the suspect was killed when a probation officer returned fire. Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was shot Monday morning near the county courthouse in Steubenville, along the Ohio River roughly 30 miles west of Pittsburgh. Steubenville City Manager James Mavromatis tells WTOV-TV that Bruzzese was talking after being wounded. He was flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital. Investigators didn't immediately release further information about the judge's condition or the suspect. The suspect's body could be seen lying next to...
  • Crazed Clown With Machete Reported in (Steubenville) Ohio

    09/23/2016 10:39:21 AM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies ^ | September 23, 2016 | wowk
    Reports of a crazed clown are being investigated in Ohio. Chief McCafferty says there was another report of a "crazed clown" being spotted in Steubenville.
  • Ohio prisoner jumps to his death after sentencing at court

    08/27/2016 9:14:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2016 11:33 PM EDT
    Authorities say a man took his own life at an eastern Ohio courthouse moments after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Jefferson County prosecutor Jane Hanlin says 42-year-old Jason Binkiewicz was being led out of the courtroom by a deputy Friday when he got away and threw himself over the building’s third floor banister. He was then pronounced dead. […] Binkiewicz was sentenced on attempted murder and felony assault charges after he was found guilty in July of shooting a man in the face. …
  • 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...
  • 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 ^ | 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 ^ | 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 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