November 21, 2014

Former Husker basketball player pleads no contest in alleged hate crime staging

A former Husker basketball player, accused of faking a shocking hate crime in Lincoln, has changed her plea in Lancaster County Court today.

34-year-old Charlie Rodgers has pleaded no contest to making a false report to Police that three masked men entered her home, tied her up and carved derogatory words into her skin.

Rodgers will be sentenced on February 14. She faces up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.