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Mo. Town Prepares For Protest Over Teen Sex Case

A northwest Missouri community where large, energized crowds are more commonplace on college football weekends was bracing Tuesday for an Internet-organized rally on behalf of a girl who says she was sexually assaulted nearly two years ago when she was 14.

10/22/2013

A special prosecutor will launch a new investigation into allegations a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by an older classmate. (Getty Images)

Maryville Teen Sex Assault Case To Be Reopened

The case of a 14-year-old girl who says she was raped by an older boy from her Missouri high school and left passed out on her porch in freezing temperatures is expected to get a fresh start under a special prosecutor.

10/18/2013

Nodaway County Courthouse (Photo via Flickr).

Maryville, Mo. Teen Sex Assault Case To Be Reopened

A prosecutor in Missouri who’s faced intense criticism over his handling of a case involving a 14-year-old girl who says she was raped by a 17-year-old acquaintance says he wants a special prosecutor to decide if new charges should be filed.

10/17/2013

Melinda Coleman says the family cooperated with investigators in the rape case involving her 14-year-old daughter. (Getty Images)

Mother: Family Cooperated In Missouri Rape Investigation

woman who says her family was forced to move from a northwest Missouri town after her 14-year-old daughter was plied with alcohol and sexually assaulted nearly two years ago disputed authorities’ claims that she and her daughter stopped cooperating with investigators.

10/16/2013