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October 26, 1998 | Associated Press
Investigators plan to ask for DNA samples from all male employees of a nursing home where a comatose woman gave birth to a baby. The 24-year-old woman gave birth to a premature baby girl Friday, four days after doctors at the Town Manor Nursing Home in Lawrence discovered she was five months pregnant. The baby, who has not been named, remained in critical condition Sunday at a Boston hospital. State Trooper Joseph R.
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July 3, 1999 | Associated Press
A carnival worker was charged Friday with raping a 12-year-old girl in his tent on the fairgrounds. Anthony J. Conley, a 28-year-old ride operator at the Brockton Fair, pleaded not guilty and was ordered held on $75,000 bail. He was arrested early Friday as an angry crowd of the victim's relatives and friends searched for him at the fairgrounds, threatening to kill him. The girl was allegedly attacked Thursday evening. "It appears that he lured her back to his tent.
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September 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
A teacher was convicted Thursday of raping a 15-year-old student after luring him to her home and seducing him. "I didn't do it! I didn't do it!" said Karen Cross, 33, who was sentenced to three to five years in prison. She was carried from the courthouse on a stretcher. Middlesex Superior Court Judge Robert Barton said Cross must serve at least one year in prison. The jury deliberated for 16 hours before finding her guilty on one count of rape of a child.
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March 10, 1999 | From Associated Press
Harvard faculty voted Tuesday to dismiss a student who admitted sexually assaulting a classmate in a case that sparked a campus debate on whether date rape was treated seriously enough. D. Drew Douglas was dismissed--a punishment akin to expulsion--after faculty rejected a lesser punishment of withdrawal that would have allowed him to petition for readmission to the school. A large margin of the 250 faculty members who attended voted to dismiss. The exact vote was not announced.
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March 11, 1988
Massachusetts' highest court rejected claims of an unfair trial and left standing the convictions of four men in the 1983 gang rape of a woman on a tavern pool table. In a pair of unanimous rulings, the Massachusetts Supreme Court rejected defense objections to the prosecutor's handling of evidence and to the trial judge's decision to keep television cameras turned away from the victim.
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March 10, 1999 | From Associated Press
Harvard faculty voted Tuesday to dismiss a student who admitted sexually assaulting a classmate in a case that sparked a campus debate on whether date rape was treated seriously enough. D. Drew Douglas was dismissed--a punishment akin to expulsion--after faculty rejected a lesser punishment of withdrawal that would have allowed him to petition for readmission to the school. A large margin of the 250 faculty members who attended voted to dismiss. The exact vote was not announced.
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July 3, 1999 | Associated Press
A carnival worker was charged Friday with raping a 12-year-old girl in his tent on the fairgrounds. Anthony J. Conley, a 28-year-old ride operator at the Brockton Fair, pleaded not guilty and was ordered held on $75,000 bail. He was arrested early Friday as an angry crowd of the victim's relatives and friends searched for him at the fairgrounds, threatening to kill him. The girl was allegedly attacked Thursday evening. "It appears that he lured her back to his tent.
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November 24, 1990 | From Associated Press
A judge denied bail Friday for one of five juveniles charged in the Halloween rape and murder of a 26-year-old woman, and a black leader called for the police commissioner's ouster. "At this point in time, I think that he should be tried as a juvenile," said the youth's attorney, Juliane Balliro, after a closed hearing in Suffolk Superior Court. "He is 15 years of age and he has no prior criminal involvement whatsoever."
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November 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
Eight teen-agers have been charged with raping and murdering a young mother in a "wilding" attack that police said rivals New York's Central Park jogger case in savagery. The eight were arraigned Monday in the slaying of Kimberly Rae Harbour, 26, who was beaten with a branch and a broken bottle, repeatedly raped and stabbed more than 100 times, according to officials. Her body was found in a playing field near the housing complex where she lived.
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May 31, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A couple were convicted in Cambridge of raping their four sons and drugging them with cocaine for a year in an ordeal that ended on Thanksgiving Day when one boy called 911. Corby Adkinson, 40, was convicted of child rape, drug distribution, indecent assault and other offenses, while Nancy Adkinson, 35, was convicted of child rape, indecent assault on a child and drug possession.
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October 26, 1998 | Associated Press
Investigators plan to ask for DNA samples from all male employees of a nursing home where a comatose woman gave birth to a baby. The 24-year-old woman gave birth to a premature baby girl Friday, four days after doctors at the Town Manor Nursing Home in Lawrence discovered she was five months pregnant. The baby, who has not been named, remained in critical condition Sunday at a Boston hospital. State Trooper Joseph R.
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May 31, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A couple were convicted in Cambridge of raping their four sons and drugging them with cocaine for a year in an ordeal that ended on Thanksgiving Day when one boy called 911. Corby Adkinson, 40, was convicted of child rape, drug distribution, indecent assault and other offenses, while Nancy Adkinson, 35, was convicted of child rape, indecent assault on a child and drug possession.
NEWS
September 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
A teacher was convicted Thursday of raping a 15-year-old student after luring him to her home and seducing him. "I didn't do it! I didn't do it!" said Karen Cross, 33, who was sentenced to three to five years in prison. She was carried from the courthouse on a stretcher. Middlesex Superior Court Judge Robert Barton said Cross must serve at least one year in prison. The jury deliberated for 16 hours before finding her guilty on one count of rape of a child.
NEWS
November 24, 1990 | From Associated Press
A judge denied bail Friday for one of five juveniles charged in the Halloween rape and murder of a 26-year-old woman, and a black leader called for the police commissioner's ouster. "At this point in time, I think that he should be tried as a juvenile," said the youth's attorney, Juliane Balliro, after a closed hearing in Suffolk Superior Court. "He is 15 years of age and he has no prior criminal involvement whatsoever."
NEWS
November 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
Eight teen-agers have been charged with raping and murdering a young mother in a "wilding" attack that police said rivals New York's Central Park jogger case in savagery. The eight were arraigned Monday in the slaying of Kimberly Rae Harbour, 26, who was beaten with a branch and a broken bottle, repeatedly raped and stabbed more than 100 times, according to officials. Her body was found in a playing field near the housing complex where she lived.
NEWS
March 11, 1988
Massachusetts' highest court rejected claims of an unfair trial and left standing the convictions of four men in the 1983 gang rape of a woman on a tavern pool table. In a pair of unanimous rulings, the Massachusetts Supreme Court rejected defense objections to the prosecutor's handling of evidence and to the trial judge's decision to keep television cameras turned away from the victim.
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April 4, 2002 | Associated Press
A woman who allegedly had a sexual relationship with the late Michael Kennedy when she was 14 will likely testify in the murder trial of Kennedy's cousin Michael Skakel, lawyers said Wednesday. Neither prosecutors nor defense lawyers would say why the woman would be called to testify. Jury selection continued for a second day in the trial of Skakel, who is accused of beating Martha Moxley to death in 1975 with a golf club.
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January 1, 1998 | From Associated Press
Michael Kennedy, the 39-year-old son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, died Wednesday in a skiing accident. The Aspen Ski Co., which runs the resort where Kennedy died, released a statement saying he collided with a tree about 4:15 p.m. Kennedy was the second of 11 children born to the former Sen. Kennedy and his wife, Ethel, to die under tragic circumstances. His brother David died in Florida in 1984 of a drug overdose.
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