One of the recurring tweets 7News has seen concerns why the two Steubenville teens have been charged in court as they have.
As Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine explains, strictly speaking, the two teens are not accused of a crime, but are juvenile delinquents accused of committing a crime.
7News Weekend Anchor Rachael Dirkes conducted this interview with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine in Columbus on January 7, 2013. Because of the length of DeWine's answer, it did not readily fit in our broadcasts. This restriction does not apply to our website.