The Crime That Tarnished a Town: New Bedford's gang-rape case goes to trial

New Bedford's notorious gang-rape case goes to trial

"I turned, and I saw a man standing there. He had beady eyes. He was grubby looking. He was grabbing the back of my coat. I looked at him and said, 'What the hell do you think you're doing?' and proceeded forward ... II started kicking and screaming, I lost my shoe. . . They dragged me over the pool table. . . I was screaming, begging for help. He got on top of me—the first guy—and had intercourse."

The slight, dark-haired woman, wearing a brick-red dress, spoke in the broad, flat tones of...

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