sexual assault

Michigan Considers Extension For Lawsuits Naming Late Doctor

Sep 16, 2020
Bentley Historical Library Courtesy Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License / University of Michigan

Two Michigan lawmakers sought Wednesday to expand the state’s statute of limitations for some sexual assault cases to allow more time for accusers of the late sports doctor Robert Anderson to file lawsuits against the University of Michigan.

Michigan State is beginning to collect money from insurance companies to cover the cost of the Nassar settlement. They now have about a third of the money. Insurance companies intially refused to pay after MSU claimed it wasn't liable.
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Michigan State University is collecting money from insurance companies to cover part of the half-billion dollar settlement with victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

The attorney representing former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages says she will appeal her conviction on two charges of lying to police.


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Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

After a day off, the trial of former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages is set to resume today.


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Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

The trial against Kathie Klages has ended for a second day, with testimony from several prosecution witnesses. Klages is the former MSU gymnastics coach. She’s accused of lying to police about being told by two athletes in 1997 that they were sexually abused by Larry Nassar.

Kathie Klages and attorneys
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

A jury of seven women and seven men has been seated in the trial of former MSU gymnastics coach Kathie Klages. She's accused of lying to police about having been told more than 20 years ago about sexual assault allegations against Larry Nassar.


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East Lansing Police Department

A Detroit man faces multiple felony charges stemming from a reported armed robbery and sexual assault in East Lansing last Friday.


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WLNS-TV Lansing (WKAR media partner)

Search warrants were served this morning at Twistars Gymnastics Club and the Grand Ledge home of former coach and owner John Geddert.


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File Photo / Holt Public Schools

The former head custodian at Holt High School is facing four counts of sexual assault involving a student.

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Courtesy / Ingham County Jail

The Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office is expanding its Sexual Assault Kit Initiative to Jackson County.


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