Richard Strauss

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Accusers: 20-plus Ohio State staff knew concerns over doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio— Alumni who say they’re victims of sexual misconduct by an Ohio State University team doctor allege more than 20 school officials and staff, including two athletic directors, knew of concerns about how the physician treated young men but didn’t stop him. The list of such employees grew Tuesday as 29 plaintiffs were added … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Accusers: 20-plus Ohio State staff knew concerns over doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio | More men join sexual misconduct suit against Ohio State doc

COLUMBUS, Ohio — About three dozen former students have joined a federal lawsuit alleging Ohio State University officials knew about and didn’t stop a team doctor accused of conducting unnecessary genital exams on athletes and other young men decades ago. The amended complaint includes allegations about Richard Strauss from ex-athletes from various sports, including a … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | More men join sexual misconduct suit against Ohio State doc

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ex-employees: Doc in sex abuse inquiry aimed ads at students

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University team doctor accused of groping scores of young men decades ago also had an off-campus men’s clinic that was marketed in the campus newspaper with a series of ads promising prompt treatment of genital problems, plus a student discount, according to two former employees. The ads published in … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ex-employees: Doc in sex abuse inquiry aimed ads at students

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Family of Ohio State doctor says it’s cooperating in probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The family of a former Ohio State University team doctor accused by athletes of sexual misconduct says it is “shocked and saddened” by the allegations and is cooperating with the school’s independent investigation. The Columbus Dispatch in a story published online Saturday said the statement was emailed by Scott Strauss, the son … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Family of Ohio State doctor says it’s cooperating in probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio  | Ex-athletes say Ohio State doc groped, ogled men for years

COLUMBUS, Ohio  —On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-room voyeur. Serial groper. “Dr. Jelly Paws.” In interviews with The Associated Press in recent weeks, seven former athletes and a former nursing … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio  | Ex-athletes say Ohio State doc groped, ogled men for years

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor. At issue are allegations against Richard Strauss, who died in 2005. The university says it has received reports about alleged misconduct by male student-athletes in eight sports. President Michael … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct