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Leading Off (5/2/14)

Judge Says 14-Year-Old Rape Victim Was Asking For It. Look at the facts, according to State District Judge Jeanine Howard: The girl texted the guy wanting to “spend time” with him (we all know what that means), she’d agreed to have sex with him (no backsies), and medical records indicate the girl had had three sexual partners (so what’s one more matter?) and given birth to a baby (mothers can’t be sexually assaulted). That’s why Howard sentenced Sir Young to five years probation after he pled guilty. “My job is not to make people happy. My job is to follow the Constitution and do the right thing. I will always do the right thing,” she said.

Denton Hasn’t Abandoned Its Sriracha Dreams. A delegation from the city, including City Councilman Kevin Roden, was invited to visit the California headquarters of Huy Fong Foods, the maker of the hot sauce. The team will make a pitch for why the company, which has had legal run-ins with its hometown, should relocate to Little D.

Keller Family Pushes For Probe of Son’s Mysterious Death. Dammion Heard’s body was found hanging from a tree in Colorado, where he was a student, last month, a few days after he’d gone missing. The local police seemed satisfied that Heard committed suicide, but his family aren’t buying it. They’ve hired a prominent Denver attorney to investigate.