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No Sex Assault Charges in Missouri's 'Daisy' Case

Instead, prosecutor charges teen with misdemeanor child endangerment

(Newser) - Charges have been filed against a Missouri teenager accused of raping a younger classmate at a party, but they're probably not going to satisfy the supporters of Daisy Coleman . The Jackson County prosecutor charged Matthew Barnett, now 19, with misdemeanor child endangerment but made no mention of the alleged... More »

Daisy Coleman: This Is My Story

Maryville teen describes alleged rape

(Newser) - "Daisy's case" has the nation's attention, and today Daisy Coleman tells her story in an essay on . "My whole life since January 8, 2012, has been a long, reckless winter," she writes. That was the night she and her friend Paige, then... More »

'Daisy's Case' in Maryville to Be Reopened

County prosecutor calls for special prosecutor

(Newser) - All the attention worked: The Nodaway County prosecutor has asked for "Daisy's case," which centers around the alleged rapes of two teens in Maryville, Missouri, to be reopened. Robert Rice had initially dropped the charges against the suspects, but now he's asked a judge to appoint... More »

2nd Victim in 'Daisy's Case': Cops Blamed Us

Paige Parkhurst tells her story of victim shaming

(Newser) - With a review pending in the Maryville, Mo., rape case , of Daisy Coleman , the second victim has come forward with her side of the story. Paige Parkhurst was 13 when she and Daisy, then 14, sneaked out of Daisy's home to meet two boys in 2012. Both girls, she... More »

Momentum Builds for Review of 'Daisy's Case'

Lieutenant governor wants grand jury called

(Newser) - After Melinda Coleman decided to go public with the horrifying story of the rape of her daughter, Daisy, in Maryville, Mo., the state's lieutenant governor and House speaker are calling for the case to get a second look, the Kansas City Star reports. The attorney general previously said he... More »

Anonymous Takes On Missouri Town Over 'Daisy's Case'

'Maryville, expect us,' says hacker group

(Newser) - Sunday saw the publication of a lengthy Kansas City Star investigation into the alleged rape of 14-year-old Daisy Coleman in Maryville, Mo., a case which saw authorities drop charges against a well-connected 17-year-old boy. Now, hackers are taking matters into their own hands, Time reports. "If Maryville won’t... More »

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