The teenage girl, from Chicago, was allegedly assaulted by five or six males as around 40 people watched on the video streaming service without reporting the attack.
The 15-year-old girl went missing on March 19.
Gardner said the 15-year-old, who turned himself in Monday, was with another boy when they encountered the 15-year-old girl in a neighborhood park on March 19 and lured her to a basement in the West Side neighborhood of Lawndale, where authorities say she was assaulted.
Appearing in court for the first time, the eighth-grader is charged with four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, three counts of manufacturing child pornography and three counts of dissemination.
Public Defender Liliana Dago, who is defending the 15-year-old boy, said in court there was not enough evidence for several of the sexual-assault charges against her client because he received oral sex from the victim but did not engage in intercourse with the girl. Police haven't released the names of any suspects.
Gardner said while the boy may not have had intercourse, the charges were appropriate because he was there and videotaped another person raping the girl.
According to Patricia Mendoza, the judge overseeing the Facebook Live gangrape case, it's quite likely that that the two boys will be trialed as adults.
"While I know the emotional wounds caused by this savagery will take long to heal, I'm hopeful her story can be an inspiration to so many other young women who are victimized by bullying and sexual assault", Johnson continued.
The police only got involved after the victim's mother approached Superintendent Eddie Johnson at a neighbourhood meeting and showed him graphic photographs taken from the Facebook video.
"We've seen a couple acts in this city now in the last few months involving social media, and it just disgusts me that people could look at those videos and not pick up the phone and dial 911", Johnson said.
The girl had stayed over with family the evening of March 18 and gone to church with them the next day, then was dropped off near home before disappearing. The high school freshman had gone to the store and her mother became concerned when she did not return. The girl's mother said that her daughter was moved to a safe location, as she became the subject of the children's ridicule.
Fox wasn't guarded by Ball the entire game, but he went for 39 points, the most for a freshman in NCCA Tournament history. Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox got the better of Lonzo Ball , in a big way, on Friday night in the Sweet 16.
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Eldense defender, Emmanuel Mendy said the club's assistant coach, Fran Ruiz had spoken to him about a plan to fix the game. The coach of Eldense has been arrested by Spanish police following Saturday's 12-0 thrashing at the hands of Barcelona B.
They pointed out that in the reflection of the Night King's eye, there is a something which could resemble the top of the wall. The promo ends with some ice cold breath; either Cersei's been chewing a lot of Ice White gum, or Winter has indeed arrived.
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Meier is in the midst of his latest call-up to the Sharks , one he hopes continues through to the end of the season and playoffs. The Canucks announced before the game that forward Jason Megna had signed a one-year, one-way contract extension worth $675,000.
Conservative state officials have been trying to deny money to any family planning organization that also provides abortions. Some people feel that states should be allowed to withhold funds from abortion providers, if they choose to.
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Apparently Apple product development has been taking cues from Monty Python, declaring the Mac Pro is not dead, it's just resting. This means that Apple is " completely rethinking " the Mac Pro and an all-new design for the desktop device is now in the works.
Mike Epps is at the center of controversy after bringing a kangaroo onstage with him during a recent show ( video below). Epps issued an apology on Instagram Sunday, along with the logo of Viva, a United Kingdom animal rights group.
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The designer of numerous iconic sets and costumes in the original Star Wars trilogy, McQuarrie died in 2012 at the age of 82. But it might surprise you to hear that even growing up with Star Wars , his favorite character wasn't one of the heroes.
Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey took on special meaning given the adversity the team fought through to defeat the Atlanta Falcons. Before the ceremony, the Patriots shared a video of Robert Kraft officially returning Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys.
The shares got a boost last week after Chinese tech giant Tencent announced it was taking a 5% stake in the company. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.11/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 9.4%.
According to a news release from Mylan, the recall is related to two previously disclosed reports outside of the U.S. Mylan got a lot of criticism a year ago when the price for its product increased by over 400 percent .
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