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Two ex-Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape, next two teammates wait to go to trial

NASHVILLE — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial. It took a jury three hours Tuesday, Jan. 27 ...

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Vanderbilt football player says he doesn’t remember anything about the rape he’s charged with, trial continues

NASHVILLE— A former Vanderbilt football player charged with rape told a jury Monday, Jan. 26 that he can’t remember a dorm room sexual assault that prosecutors say he and three of his teammates carried out. “I was just drunk out of my mind,” Cory Batey testified. “This is something I ...

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Tennessee colleges meet at summit to fight sexual assaults on campuses

NASHVILLE — A two-day summit focused on fighting sexual assaults at college campuses is drawing about 400 officials from 76 schools across Tennessee. Media report the meeting begins Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Tennessee State University and will feature national experts who will offer training on issues like defining consent, prevention ...

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Testimony underway in Vandy rape trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With testimony underway in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt University football players, a defense attorney fought Wednesday to keep jurors from hearing allegations that his client urinated on an unconscious coed during the attack. Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are being tried this week for ...

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Fort Campbell soldier charged with sexual battery

CLARKSVILLE (AP) — A Fort Campbell soldier has been charged with sexual battery after police say he acted sexually aggressive toward a woman. The Leaf-Chronicle reported (http://leafne.ws/1n3URnt ) that 20-year-old Stephen Michael Griffin, surrendered to Clarksville police at the post just after 11 p.m. Saturday, July 19. Police say Griffin tried ...

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