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Another Steubenville? High School Football Players Charged With Raping Girl in Connecticut

Three days after two football players at Steubenville (Ohio) High School were convicted in a case that gained national attention, a disturbingly similar case of rape in Connecticut is now making headlines: Two Torrington High School football players stand accused of sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. Four others were suspended in a hazing scandal last fall that is still under investigation. One player, the team’s second-highest scorer last fall, was allowed […]

'SWATting' Targets Tech Writer

Online security reporter Brian Krebs published an article Wednesday about “a Web site that sells access to consumer credit reports for $15 per report,” perhaps illegally. His popular Krebs on Security site was then targeted by hackers and … On Thursday, he became one of the first journalists to be on the receiving end of a vicious hoax that prompted a raid on his Northern Virginia home by a swarm […]