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FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. The executive director of the State Medical Board of Ohio says it has fast-tracked investigations related to whether licensees failed to report concerns about Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss decades earlier. (Ohio State University via AP, File)

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Jan. 18, 2020 6:29 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far, according to the school. The total was about $9.8 million as of December, school spokesman Benjamin Johnson said by email. ...

FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. The executive director of the State Medical Board of Ohio says it has fast-tracked investigations related to whether licensees failed to report concerns about Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss decades earlier. (Ohio State University via AP, File)

Board reviews whether others failed to report accused doctor

Jan. 16, 2020 6:30 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio fast-tracked investigations related to whether current licensees failed to report concerns about the Ohio State University team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men decades ago, the board's director said Thursday. Executive Director...

South Carolina boy, 5, killed in Christmas parade accident

Dec. 9, 2019 11:24 AM EST

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy riding on a float in a Christmas parade in South Carolina died after being injured in a parking lot where the vehicles stopped at the end of the route, authorities said. Ameer Frazier died at a hospital shortly after he was hurt Saturday at the Bluffton Christmas...

In this combination of undated photos provided by Waukesha and Oshkosh, Wis., Police Departments, show, from left, Waukesha police Sgt. Brady Esser, and Oshkosh police Resource Officer Mike Wissink. Investigators  released the names of the two Wisconsin police officers Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, who injured students in back-to-back high school shootings this week. Esser shot a 17-year-old student at Waukesha South High School on Monday after the student allegedly pointed a pellet gun at another student. Wissink wounded a 16-year-old Oshkosh West High School student Tuesday after the boy stabbed him. (Waukesha and Oshkosh, Wis., Police Departments, Police Department via AP)

Governor: Wisconsin must 'step up' after school shootings

Dec. 4, 2019 5:44 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday that after shootings on consecutive days at Wisconsin high schools, the state must increase funding for mental health services at schools — a shift from his past insistence on passing gun control measures that Republicans legislators...

My Cause My Cleats program adopted by 900-plus NFL players

Dec. 4, 2019 1:56 AM EST

Must be the shoes. Well, this week at least, it is all about the shoes. More specifically, the cleats being worn by more than 900 players in Week 14 NFL games as part of the My Cause My Cleats program now in its fourth year. Their causes range from health and wellness to cancer awareness and prevention to...

Southern California school reopens after deadly shooting

Dec. 2, 2019 11:14 AM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school is reopening for the first time since a 16-year-old student fatally shot two other students, wounded three others and killed himself last month. Students returning Monday to Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita will have counselors...

In this Nov. 14, 2019, photo, students walk on the campus of Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems. That's according to an Associated Press review of more than three dozen public universities. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

As stigma ebbs, college students seek mental health help

Nov. 25, 2019 11:59 AM EST

More college students are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, and many must wait weeks for treatment or find help elsewhere as campus clinics struggle to meet demand, an Associated Press review of more than three dozen public universities found. On some...

Signs posted on windows and doors at Syracuse University display anti-racism expressions, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Syracuse, N.Y. Students describe fear and anxiety as reports of racist graffiti and vandalism add up. For many, next week's Thanksgiving break can't come soon enough after day-after-day reports. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

Syracuse U, shaken by racism, welcomes the holiday break

Nov. 22, 2019 4:36 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Benny Callahan didn’t leave her dorm for two straight days this week. The Syracuse University freshman didn’t feel safe, she said, away from home and under siege, it seemed, by day-after-day reports of racism in campus residence and academic halls. “My parents are...

Dan Ritchie walks with Mike Schyck and Brian Garrett as the three prepare to speak before a meeting of the Ohio State University Board of Trustees on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at the Longaberger Alumni House in Columbus, Ohio. The three men were all victims of Dr. Richard Strauss, a former Ohio State University team doctor who sexually abused athletes and other young men throughout his two decades at the school. (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Ohio State vows ‘monetary resolution’ for doctor’s victims

Nov. 21, 2019 5:35 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is committed to a “monetary resolution” for men sexually abused decades ago by team doctor Richard Strauss, school leaders said Thursday, though no settlement has been reached in lawsuits alleging school officials ignored complaints and failed to...