Ohio player gets sex-offender status

Updated: August 21, 2013, 10:36 AM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio high school football player convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party was ordered Friday to register as a sex offender every six months for the next 20 years.

Jefferson County Judge Thomas Lipps gave 17-year-old Ma'Lik Richmond the state's second toughest sex offender classification -- Tier II -- the same that his co-defendant received in June.

Unlike adult sex offenders, Richmond's name won't be included on publicly accessible ...

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