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Nassar in Eaton County courtroom photo
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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.


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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.


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


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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


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

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A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager on a Michigan train while working as a youth pastor in 2012.

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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. 

 


 

Nassar in courtroom
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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.

Auston Robertson
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Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson has been ordered to trial on sexual assault charges.

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