Four more school employees — including Steubenville's superintendent— have been charged in connection with the 2012 rape of a 16-year-old.
A special grand jury was investigating whether school officials knew about the rape allegation, but failed to report it as required by Ohio law. The state's attorney general announced the indictments. (Via WKRC)
MIKE DEWINE: "It is up to the adults to change things. It is up to the adults to set boundaries. It's up to the adults to teach kids right from wrong." (Via CNN)
School superintendent Michael McVey was charged with "tampering with evidence, obstruction of justice and falsification." (Via WPXI)
Also charged are both the elementary school principal and wrestling coach for failure to report child abuse. A volunteer football coach was charged with four misdemeanors, including allowing underage drinking.
The case first gained attention last year after some involved posted pictures of the unconscious victim to social media and joked about her rape. Hacker group Anonymous then helped propel the coverage into the national spotlight. (Via ABC)
Two students, Ma’lik Richmond and Trenton Mays, both members of the high school football team were convicted in the girl’s rape last March. (Via CBS)