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Trustee: Engler set to resign as Michigan State's president

Jan. 16, 2019 5:28 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Former Gov. John Engler will resign as interim president of Michigan State University amid public backlash over his comments about women and girls sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned campus sports doctor Larry Nassar, a member of the school's Board of Trustees said Wednesday. Joel Ferguson...

The Latest: Trustee says Engler to resign at Michigan State

Jan. 16, 2019 5:17 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the criticism of Michigan State's president from the Larry Nassar fallout (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A member of Michigan State University's Board of Trustees says the school's interim President John Engler will resign amid enduring public backlash over his...

Trustee says John Engler will resign as Michigan State's interim president amid backlash over sex assault victim remarks

Jan. 16, 2019 5:11 PM EST
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Trustee says John Engler will resign as Michigan State's interim president amid backlash over sex assault victim remarks.

Arrest warrant issued for former Dallas priest

Jan. 16, 2019 12:25 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Texas priest accused of molesting teenagers more than a decade ago after a new alleged victim came forward. Edmundo Paredes is believed to have fled Texas after sexual assault allegations involving three teenagers were made public in August. The...

Ex-Utah State football player denies rape charges on stand

Jan. 15, 2019 7:35 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A former Utah State University football player denied charges that he sexually assaulted six women while he was in college. Torrey Green testified Tuesday that he wished he had told women he dated in college he wasn't interested in long-term relationships, but he insisted he did not...

The Latest: Ex-USU player denies rape charges on stand

Jan. 15, 2019 6:34 PM EST

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a former Utah State University football accused of rape (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A former Utah State University football player says he did not assault any of the six women he is charged with raping. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Torrey Green took the stand...

Lawyer found guilty on multiple counts of sexual assault

Jan. 15, 2019 3:19 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts lawyer has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman who was facing foreclosure from a bank the lawyer represented. Forty-one-year-old James Martin was found guilty Monday by a Hampden Superior Court judge on three counts of indecent assault and battery. The...

Kidnapping suspect targeted girl after seeing her get on bus

Jan. 14, 2019 11:24 PM EST

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive for three months made up his mind to take her when he spotted the teenager getting on a school bus near her home, authorities said Monday. Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, told detectives that "he knew that...

Ex-prosecutor to lead health care firm's rape investigation

Jan. 14, 2019 7:59 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A former top prosecutor in Phoenix was hired Monday by a health care facility to investigate the circumstances into how a patient in a vegetative state gave birth after she was sexually assaulted. Police are conducting a separate criminal investigation. Former Maricopa County Attorney Rick...

Filing: Kansas military school failed to supervise cadets

Jan. 14, 2019 6:18 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas military school failed to adequately supervise cadets entrusted to its care and intentionally inflicted emotional distress in 2014 on a bullied 11-year-old student who had been physically tied together with his harasser in public as punishment, according to an arbitration...