maryville rape case

The Maryville, Mo. teenager accused of raping Daisy Coleman and a friend in 2012 entered a guilty plea to a lesser charge and has been sentenced to probation. Matthew Barnett’s sentence comes just days after Daisy attempted to commit suicide due to cyber bullying over the rape allegations. According to KCTV: Matthew Barnett, who was […]

Despite national attention and support in the wake of her alleged rape, Daisy Coleman, the teen in the middle of the Maryville rape case, attempted to take her own life this weekend after being cyber-bullied. The Maryville, Mo. teenager was in a Kansas City hospital on Monday night after attempting to overdose on pills Sunday […]

Despite new arrests and indictments regarding the Steubenville, Ohio rape case that gripped the nation last year, one of the teens convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl is being released from a juvenile detention center early. Ma’lik Richmond, a former high school football player, was found “delinquent” of raping the teen girl last year and […]

So this happened…over 100,000 times. A disgusting rape joke that suggests women should be appreciative of their attacker has apparently gone viral and is destroying our faith in humanity. Brought to light by Tumblr user Amy Brown after her boyfriend showed her a screenshot of the tweet on Reddit, the “joke” (which you can read […]

The Steubenville rape trial that gripped the nation earlier this year may be over, but the case is far from solved. Months after two teenage football players from Steubenville High School in Ohio were convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl last year, a grand jury is indicting the daughter of a school employee who is […]

When a student at the University of Connecticut reported her rape to campus police, she wasn’t expecting to hear this. The officer, who said there wasn’t much he could do about the assault, or Kylie Angell’s attacker, retorted to her pleas with this: “Women need to stop spreading their legs like peanut butter, or rape […]

When will the madness stop? On the heels of the Maryville rape scandal, we’re learning that six teenagers in Seneca, South Carolina have been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl. Brandon Peralta, 17, and Tyler Joseph Normandin, 18 (pictured above), were part of the six charged after the school resource […]

After a week of public outcry and victim accounts about the Maryville rape case, authorities in the small Missouri town are finally jumping into action. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker promised Monday to review sexual assault allegations in Maryville, Mo., “without fear and without favor” after 4th Circuit Associate Judge Glen Dietrich named her the […]

Some uncanny similarities can be found between the Maryville, Missouri rape case and last year’s Steubenville assault. For starters, all victims alleged that a high school football player was the assailant. All involved were teens. And both Maryville and Steubenville residents have been accused of covering up the rape scandal to protect the teenage boys. […]

We knew this was coming. The parents of one of the accused Maryville rapists who allegedly assaulted two teenage girls are coming to their son’s defense in a major way. Shirley Barnett told a reporter from the Daily Mail that her son, Matthew, is struggling and suffering from the “unfair” pain that the “one-sided” rape […]

The House stenographer who made a scene on Wednesday night during the vote to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling is finally speaking out. Dianne Reidy, who shouted out a religious-fueled rant about Freemasons and God, had this to say about her blow-up: “For the past 2 and 1/2 weeks, the Holy Spirit has […]

The latest rape case to come out of Maryville, Missouri may sound similar to the infamous Steubenville High School case, but the biggest difference is the number of victims. And while much attention surrounding the deplorable situation has focused on victim Daisy Coleman, a second victim has stepped forward to tell her story. Paige Parkhurst […]