Ohio high school rape case
The rape of a female student by two football players from Steubenville High School has created a controversy worldwide. Accusations that the football team has power over the whole city asserts that the police did not correctly do their job because of their personal relationships with those accused. In response, the city and police officials have created a website that gives a timeline of the case, information about the Steubenville police department, Ohio laws regarding sexual charges, and other facts. It is a means to control and address the media attention that the city is facing due to the trial.
—With files from the Toronto Star