Latest Larry Nassar News

Michigan State alumni magazine changed amid Nassar scandal

Aug. 15, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's alumni magazine opted for a positive message after the original issue addressing the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal was scrapped by Interim President John Engler. The issue is the first since the former sports doctor was sentenced to decades in...

Judge: Justice who presided over Nassar trial to remain

Aug. 14, 2018 12:56 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan chief judge says a colleague who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting women and girls will remain on the case. Ingham County Circuit Judge Richard Garcia ruled Tuesday in defense of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's status on Nassar's case. Nassar's...

Football team tries to learn from Michigan State scandal

Aug. 12, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Every now and then, when the Michigan State football team won't be together for a little while, it's a good time for another reminder. Safety Khari Willis explained the message: "It's me, Joe (Bachie), Brian (Lewerke), Grayson (Miller), Matt Morrissey reiterating: Make good...

Larry Nassar appeals his other sentence for sexual assaults

Aug. 8, 2018 3:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys for imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar have appealed his other sentence for sexually assaulting women and girls who sought treatment for injuries. The Lansing State Journal reports that the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor's attorneys filed a...

Fighting sex abuse in Olympic sports a difficult task

Aug. 6, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

Judges, event organizers and even some riders were caught off-guard earlier this year when a well-known equestrian judge got booted out of one of the year's biggest horse shows. Turns out, the judge's name had been flagged by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, the newly created office charged with overseeing...

Judge who heard Nassar case won't disqualify herself

Aug. 3, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan judge who held an extraordinary hearing before sentencing sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for sexually assaulting female athletes refused to disqualify herself from the case Friday if higher courts send it back to fix any errors. Ingham County Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said...

Texas gymnastics coach arrested, accused of child sex abuse

Aug. 2, 2018 7:21 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — An elite Texas gymnastics coach was arrested in Indiana after being accused of sexually assaulting three girls at a Fort Worth gym, police said Thursday. Skipper Glenn Crawley, described as an elite-level team gymnastics coach, is accused of sexually assaulting the victims at Sokol gymnastics...

Lawyers defend conduct of Nassar's sentencing judge

Aug. 1, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan attorney general's office is defending the conduct of Larry Nassar's sentencing judge and asking that she deny a defense request to disqualify herself from the former Michigan State University sports doctor's appeal. The attorney general's office argued in court documents filed...

Texas jury convicts doctor of sexually assaulting patient

Jul. 27, 2018 9:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas doctor accused of sexually assaulting several patients was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday after he was convicted of assaulting a woman who sought care for a physical disability. Donald Ozumba, 45, was found guilty earlier Friday of aggravated sexual assault of an elderly...

Olympic champ Biles focused on future, not legacy in return

Jul. 27, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Simone Biles wasn't bragging. That's never really been her thing. Her tone was confident but not cocky. Sincere without the swagger. Yes, the defending Olympic champion — who returns to competition for the first time since the 2016 Games when she competes in the U.S. Classic on...