sexual assault

Scott Pohl / WKAR

Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to publicly accuse for Michigan State gymnastics and USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. Today she spoke with Current Sports host Al Martin.  


MSU protesters
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The MSU Board of Trustees unanimously supported their embattled university president today amid calls for her resignation or removal over the administration’s handling of the Larry Nassar sex crimes.


Larry Nassar photo
File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Larry Nassar is due back in federal court in Grand Rapids today for sentencing for possession of child pornography.


Brooke Allen / WKAR Public Media

With the public learning of new cases of sexual harassment and assault coming to light, WKAR's Brooke Allen talked with Christina DeJong, Ph.D. She is an associate professor at Michigan State University's College of Social Science School of Criminal Justice. 

Nassar in Eaton County courtroom photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Three more guilty pleas have been entered by Larry Nassar. The former team physician who treated gymnasts at Twistars, Michigan State University and the U.S. Gymnastics team was in an Eaton County courtoom today.


Larry Nassar and attorneys photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Larry Nassar will be back in court Wednesday, this time in Eaton County. It’s expected that he’ll plead guilty to more charges of criminal sexual conduct while treating athletes at MSU and elsewhere.


Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

According to published reports, Michigan State University faces a Title IX gender discrimination lawsuit. 


Larry Nassar
Associated Press

A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor accused of molesting girls under the guise of medical treatment at his home, a campus clinic and a youth gymnastics club is expected to change his not-guilty pleas in a bid to close the state's criminal cases against him.

Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Former Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar is due in court today for hearings on multiple motions including an effort to change the trial location.

Rose McGowan
Mike Katzif/NPR

In her first public comments since accusing film producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, actress Rose McGowan said Friday she has been "silenced for 20 years" but won't remain quiet about sexual assault and harassment.

Brooke Allen / WKAR Public Media

Dr. Christina DeJong, MSU associate professor in the school of criminal justice explained part of the reasons the #MeToo postings on social media went viral this week. She talked with WKAR's Brooke Allen during "Morning Edition" on October 18. 


A federal judge has ordered former Major Leaguer Baseball player Chad Curtis to pay $1.8 million to a young woman who accused him of inappropriately touching her when he was a volunteer coach at a western Michigan high school. 

Police Lights
publicdomainpictures

Michigan may start tracking its sexual assault evidence kits. An amendment to the state’s budget would pay for the required software and training. 


Gavel
s_falkow / flickr creative commons

A law firm has been hired to review Michigan State University's Title IX program.

Current Sports | August 3, 2017

Aug 3, 2017
Keith Allison / Flickr Creative Commons

Tom Brady Birthday; MSU Football Sexual Assault Investigation; Edward Olivares; Lansing Lugnuts; Jacob Herbert; Throwback Thursday.


Pages