Former Michigan State gymnastics coach Kathie Klages turned herself into Lansing police on Thursday. It came weeks after she was charged with lying to police amid an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual abuse complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar.
WKAR's Emily Fox and Cheyna Roth talk about Klages and other fallout from the Nassar scandal.
A second person has now been charged in connection to the Michigan Attorney General's Office investigation into Michigan State University’s handling of the Larry Nassar case. Former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages was charged today with lying to police during the investigation into Nassar.
Three key leaders at USA Gymnastics resigned Monday as more women and girls told a judge about being sexually assaulted at the hands of a sports doctor who spent years with Olympic gymnasts and other female athletes.
WKAR news reporter Scott Pohl has been following the Larry Nassar sentencing in federal court this morning in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The former MSU and USA gymnastics team doctor was sentenced to 60 years in prison on child pornography charges by Judge Janet T. Neff. Nassar will be sentenced in state court in January for molesting gymnasts.
WKAR news reporter Scott Pohl joins Current Sports with Al Martin to talk about the Larry Nassar sentencing this morning in federal court.
A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.
Larry Nassar addresses the court on November 22, 2017 after pleading guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and faces at least 25 years in prison.
A former Michigan State University sports doctor’s sexual assault case will continue as scheduled – despite objections by both the defense and the prosecutors. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.