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Today in History: November 22, JFK is assassinated

Nov. 22, 2022 00:09 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2022. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in...

Youth hockey doctor charged in additional sex assault cases

Nov. 16, 2022 19:59 PM EST

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A doctor who police say has spent two decades providing medical assistance to youth hockey teams in Michigan and Minnesota faces 10 more charges of criminal sexual conduct after being accused by patients across Michigan, authorities said Wednesday. ...

Youth hockey doctor charged in multiple sex assault cases

Nov. 11, 2022 17:44 PM EST

A doctor who police say has spent two decades providing medical assistance to youth hockey teams in Michigan and Minnesota has been charged after patients in the Detroit area accused him of sexual assault. Zvi Levran was arraigned Friday in 47th District Court on multiple criminal...

MSU taps chief academic officer as interim president

Oct. 31, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's chief academic officer was promoted to interim president Monday, taking the helm from Samuel Stanley Jr., who resigned after a power struggle with the school's governing board. Trustees voted unanimously for Teresa Woodruff,...

Michigan State U. leader, hired after Nassar scandal, quits

Oct. 13, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The president of Michigan State University announced his resignation Thursday, apparently unable to fend off challenges by the school's governing board, three years after he was hired in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal. Samuel Stanley Jr....

USA Curling: CEO prioritized athlete safety as head of NWSL

Oct. 04, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — USA Curling says CEO Jeff Plush “acted in accordance with prioritizing the safety of athletes” during his tenure as leader of the National Women's Soccer League, where an investigation uncovered years of systemic emotional abuse and sexual misconduct. The...

Ex-coach's Nassar-related conviction will not be reinstated

Sep. 21, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court turned down an appeal Wednesday and won't reinstate the conviction of a retired Michigan State University gymnastics coach who was accused of lying to investigators about campus sports doctor Larry Nassar. The state attorney general's...

Judge signs off on fund for U-Michigan doctor's victims

Sep. 16, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Friday signed off on a fund for more than 1,000 people who said they were sexually assaulted by a University of Michigan doctor, an order that allows victims to start collecting a portion of a $490 million settlement negotiated with the school. “The...

More coaches named in South Carolina cheerleader abuse suit

Sep. 16, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A lawsuit alleging the rampant sexual abuse of underage athletes at a competitive cheerleading gym in South Carolina has been amended to name six more coaches as defendants and three more accusers. The accusers — now seven female and two male — say in the...

Judge asked to approve fund for U-Michigan doc's victims

Sep. 15, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Attorneys representing sexual-assault victims of a former University of Michigan sports doctor are asking a judge to approve a settlement fund, a key step in a $490 million deal between the school and more than 1,000 people. The settlement between the school and...