Accuser Takes the Stand in Steubenville, Ohio, Rape Trial

A football town is divided by the trial of high school football players accused of rape.
1:37 | 03/16/13

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To ohio this evening and to american town ripped apart by scandal with two high school players on trial for rape. Their 16-year-old accuser said she was too rung drunk to say no. Here's alex perez tonight. Reporter: It's brought worldwide taengs to steubenville ohio, where the football is king, players the royal family and people pack the stands. Two standout players are accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl after a night of underage drinking and partying last august. The defense argues mays and richld did not commit rape. Prosecutors argue she was too drunk. Today the accuser took the stand and recalled waking up after the alleged assault with no clothes. In the room with mays, and the others around her. I was really embarrassed because hi no idea what happened at I did not know what to think. Case ignited a national firestorm on social media after a picture of the victim from the night in question was posted online. More than two dozen witnesses have testified so far, included as evidence, dozens of kruds text messages exchanged by some who may have witnessed the alleged sexual assault and didn't report it. And the accusers is expected to remain into the evening hours of the trial, and the it resumes tomorrow with testimon investigators. Alex, thanks. We turn to an investigation

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