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Ex-medical school dean sent to trial in Nassar fallout

Jun. 5, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former medical school dean at Michigan State University was ordered to trial Tuesday on criminal charges that grew from the investigation of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Three women, including two current medical students, told a judge about sexual harassment by...

$500M settlement in Nassar case won't be shared equally

May. 17, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The $500 million settlement between Michigan State University and hundreds of Larry Nassar's victims will be divided up after weighing many factors, including the date and victim's age when the sexual assaults occurred and the impact it had on their lives, lawyers say.  The school,...

The Latest: MSU president says settlement helps healing

May. 17, 2018 1:06 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan State University's $500 million settlement with victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 1 p.m. Michigan State University's interim president says the $500 million settlement with victims of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar is...

Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

May. 16, 2018 8:32 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday. The deal surpasses the $100 million-plus...

The Latest: Nassar victims to get ESPYS courage award

May. 16, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a settlement between Michigan State University and victims of sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Larry Nassar's victims will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year's ESPYS. The ESPN awards show honors the past year's best athletes and...

Michigan State kept ties to coach accused of sexual abuse

Apr. 24, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach long after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s. Letters...