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LANSING, Mich | Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sports coaches, the types of paid employees who allegedly learned Larry Nassar was molesting gymnasts and other athletes before the sexual abuse scandal broke, would still not be required to report such suspected abuse to the authorities under a watered-down proposal to expand Michigan’s mandatory reporting law. A state House committee … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters

LANSING, Mich | Michigan lawmakers fight over mandated reporters post-Nassar

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Coaches and trainers, the types of paid employees who allegedly learned Larry Nassar was molesting gymnasts and other athletes before the sexual abuse scandal broke, would still not be required to report such suspected abuse to the authorities under a watered-down proposal to expand Michigan’s mandatory reporting law. A state House … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Michigan lawmakers fight over mandated reporters post-Nassar

LANSING, Mich | Michigan House changes Nassar bills after legal settlement

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House on Tuesday scaled back legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal, dropping certain measures addressed by last week’s $500 million settlement between Michigan State University and hundreds of Nassar’s victims and revising the time limits that survivors of childhood abuse would have to sue. The House … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Michigan House changes Nassar bills after legal settlement

LANSING, Mich. | Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

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 paid by Penn State University to … Continue reading LANSING, Mich. | Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

LANSING, Mich | The Latest: Gymnast who helped expose Nassar abuse grateful

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a settlement between Michigan State University and victims of sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A victim credited with exposing serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar says she is grateful to have reached a legal settlement with Michigan State University that reflects the “incredible damage” that … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | The Latest: Gymnast who helped expose Nassar abuse grateful

LANSING, Mich | Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University on Wednesday announced a $500 million settlement with 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. The deal surpasses the more than $109 million that Penn State University paid to settle claims … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement