Larry Nassar

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A plea deal could be in the works for a former doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics charged in federal court with obtaining and possessing child pornography. 


Current Sports | July 5, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

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An Eaton County judge has ordered former MSU sports physician Larry Nassar to stand trial on charges of sexual assault. 


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This morning, Dr. Larry Nassar is expected to appear in the 56th District Court in Charlotte. A judge must decide if Nassar will go to trial for 7 first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges in Eaton County. 


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For years, USA Gymnastics felt it aggressively safeguarded hundreds of thousands of athletes from sexual abuse. Yet the protocols designed to show gymnasts, coaches, staff and parents how to report abuse were muddled, confusing and not well enforced. 

Current Sports | June 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017
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An Ingham County judge has ordered former MSU sports physician Larry Nassar to stand trial on 12 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. 

 


 

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The Latest on a critical court hearing for Larry Nassar, charged with assaulting young gymnasts (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

A judge has watched a police interview of Nassar who last summer denied that he inappropriately touched young gymnasts with his hands while treating them for injuries.

Judge Donald Allen Jr. must decide whether there’s enough evidence to send Larry Nassar to trial on sexual assault charges. The last witness Friday was a Michigan State University police officer who interviewed him.

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Prosecutors have dropped some charges against Larry Nassar who is accused of sexually assaulting young gymnasts.

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Associated Press

A judge will hear more testimony before deciding whether to send a Michigan sports doctor to trial on sexual assault charges.

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Former gymnasts testified that a Michigan sports doctor molested them at a hearing to determine if he will face trial on sexual assault charges. (NOTE: graphic details within the article)


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MSU launches new website to communicate updates on two high-profile sexual assault investigations. 

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Associated Press

Judge orders courtroom closed for testimony against Nassar

MSU Board of Trustees
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Room and board rates at Michigan State University will go up by 2.5-percent in the fall, the smallest increase in almost 20 years. MSU Trustees today approved the increase.

Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports.

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