SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Attorney General Jerry Brown has
declined to file charges against De Anza College baseball players
accused of raping a 17-year-old girl last year.
The Santa Clara County District Attorney made the same decision last year, prompting a public outcry and Brown's involvement.
Brown announced his decision Friday at a news conference in San
Authorities began investigating athletes and other students at the community college in Cupertino after the teenager claimed she was gang-raped at a birthday party for one of the players.
Eight ball players were suspended from the team after the alleged rape was reported.
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