sexual assault

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Michigan State University police are looking for two suspects after a sexual assault on campus on Sunday. 

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MSU Football

Three former Michigan State University football players will be sentenced tomorrow after pleading guilty to reduced charges in a sexual assault case. WKAR’s Karel Vega has more.


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Emails show USA Gymnastics in 2015 came up with false excuses to account for the absence of a sports doctor who had been accused of sexually assaulting female athletes.

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Victims of childhood sexual assaults would have more time to sue and athletic trainers would be required to report suspected abuse under wide-ranging legislation passing in Michigan after the Larry Nassar case.

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Bills in response to the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal crossed a major hurdle Wednesday After weeks of testimony, most of the bills were passed out of committee. Nassar is the former Michigan State University sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients for years. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports.


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Gov. Rick Snyder has announced a confidential 24-hour sexual assault hotline in the coming weeks.

Current Sports | May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018
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Matt Patricia Press Conference; Aaron McMann; Michigan Football Overseas Trip;

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Michigan State University Trustee Brian Mosallam has issued what he calls a “proposal for drastic voluntary remediation” related to MSU’s response to sexual assaults and the needs of survivors.


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The "abhorrent" criminal conduct by now-convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar while he was a sports doctor at Michigan State did not violate NCAA rules, an attorney for the university has told the governing body of college sports.

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Michigan Attorney General

A former Michigan State University dean is accused of using practice medical exams for his own sexual pleasure. Capitol correspondent Cheyna Roth reports William Strampel has already been charged with multiple crimes related to sexually assaulting and harassing former MSU students.


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WKAR File Photo

Lawmakers continue to focus on bills aimed at sexual assault prevention in response to Larry Nassar. Nassar is the former doctor who told patients he was treating them, when he was actually sexually assaulting them. 


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Founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, spoke at the Wharton Center last night as part of the Transformative Justice Speaker Series. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


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Some doctors in Michigan are concerned about unintended consequences to their profession if state lawmakers pass some sexual assault bills they’re considering. Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth explains a state House committee heard testimony on a package of bills Tuesday.


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The MSU Board of Trustees meeting today saw an hour of public comment, with protesters loudly and repeatedly criticizing the board and interim President John Engler.


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Attorneys for the woman suing Michigan State University over the school's response to an alleged sexual assault involving three former basketball players in 2015 sharply criticized the school on Thursday.

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