A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series "When They See Us," a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial. On Tuesday, the president of Vassar College posted a letter on its website saying that Linda Fairstein had resigned as a Board of Trustees member. Fairstein felt that, given the recent widespread debate over her role in the Central Park case, she believed that her continuing as a Board member would be harmful to Vassar," Elizabeth H. Bradley wrote.
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Bernie Sanders ends presidential campaign. By Elizabeth Rosner and Tamar Lapin. A violent pimp who allegedly forced a year-old girl into prostitution was hit with child sex trafficking charges on Tuesday, prosecutors said. Between July and October , Dawson and the other individual allegedly also pimped out several other women. Dawson was charged with child sex trafficking, sex trafficking, rape, strangulation, promoting prostitution and conspiracy.
Reuters - Singer R. Kelly, already facing trial in three states on sexual abuse, child pornography, kidnapping and obstruction of justice charges, has been hit with an updated indictment in Chicago stemming from a newly-identified victim, court documents showed on Friday. The superseding indictment, filed in U. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to all criminal charges filed against him in New York, Illinois and Chicago.