Michigan State University

CHARLOTTE, Mich. | Ex-Michigan State leader in court on Nassar-related charges

CHARLOTTE, Mich.— The former president of Michigan State University is making her first appearance in court since being charged with lying to investigators about her knowledge of sexual assault allegations against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Lou Anna Simon’s attorney says the allegations have no merit. But authorities say she specifically knew in 2014 that … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, Mich. | Ex-Michigan State leader in court on Nassar-related charges

Michigan News: Former MSU Gymnastics Coach Kathie Klages Charged with Two Counts of Lying to Investigators

LANSING, MI – Special Independent Counsel Bill Forsyth Thursday announced that the Michigan Department of Attorney General has charged former Michigan State University women’s gymnastics coach Kathie Klages with two counts of lying to a peace officer.  While investigating how Larry Nassar was able to get away with sexually assaulting hundreds of individuals on and … Continue reading Michigan News: Former MSU Gymnastics Coach Kathie Klages Charged with Two Counts of Lying to Investigators

LANSING, Mich. | Lawyers: Nassar attacked in prison, deserves resentencing

LANSING, Mich. — Larry Nassar‘s attorneys say the disgraced former sports doctor was assaulted within hours of being placed in the general population at the federal prison in Arizona where he is serving a 60-year sentence for child pornography possession. In motions filed Tuesday seeking to have the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics … Continue reading LANSING, Mich. | Lawyers: Nassar attacked in prison, deserves resentencing

DALLAS | Larry Nassar, ex-trainer charged with sex assault in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — A former trainer who worked alongside imprisoned ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar at the famed Karolyi gymnastics ranch in Texas was charged Friday with sexual assault. But prosecutors said there wasn’t evidence of criminal wrongdoing by the couple who ran the facility, former national team coordinators Bela and Martha Karolyi. A grand jury … Continue reading DALLAS | Larry Nassar, ex-trainer charged with sex assault in Texas

EAST LANSING, Mich | Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University’s embattled interim president survived an attempted ouster from the school’s governing board Friday as trustees met to approve using a bond to finance a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar. At the meeting’s … Continue reading EAST LANSING, Mich | Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

LANSING, Mich | AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State University’s new general counsel, appointed to help deal with fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal, would make nearly $1.3 million over three years even if he were fired for cause. The people spoke Wednesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity … Continue reading LANSING, Mich | AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

INDIANAPOLIS | Emails show deception by Nassar, USA Gymnastics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Emails show USA Gymnastics in 2015 came up with false excuses to account for the absence of a sports doctor who had been accused of sexually assaulting female athletes. Larry Nassar suggested that USA Gymnastics tell people that he couldn’t attend two major events because he was sick or needed to focus … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Emails show deception by Nassar, USA Gymnastics

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