Sexual assault

Michigan State University interim President John Engler apologies to Larry Nassar's sexual assault victims Friday, June 22, 2018, before calling to order the first MSU Board of Trustees meeting in East Lansing, Mich. MSU trustees have rejected an effort to try to oust Engler over his remarks about Larry Nassar's sexual assault victims. Trustee Brian Mosallam asked other board members to change a meeting agenda Friday and allow a vote to fire Engler. But it was defeated, 6-2. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
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...
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Rodney Earl Sanders, center, leaves the a Holmes County Circuit Courtroom, after pleading guilty to two counts of murder in Lexington, Miss., Thursday, June 21, 2018. Holmes County Circuit Judge Jannie Lewis gave Sanders two life without parole sentences, plus 30 more years for burglary and car theft, accepting a recommendation from District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver. Sanders stabbed to death Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill in the home they shared in nearby Durant in 2016. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
June 21, 2018 - 2:31 pm
LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man admitted Thursday that he killed two Roman Catholic nuns, pleading guilty to murder in an agreement that avoided the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders. Rodney Earl Sanders made the pleas to two counts of...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims sexual abuse by former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday, June 19, urged Michigan State University’s governing board to oust Engler, saying he had reinforced a “culture of abuse” at the school. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
June 21, 2018 - 2:11 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer. John Engler issued a written statement Thursday, more than a week after...
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June 20, 2018 - 7:03 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's new general counsel, appointed in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, would make nearly $1.3 million over three years even if he were let go before his contract ended. Two people familiar with the situation disclosed the provision...
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June 20, 2018 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The teenager in the video sits slouched on a loveseat wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, cargo pants and white sneakers, his hands folded but fidgeting in his lap. Eyes downcast, he answers questions from investigators interrogating him. Slowly, with a lot of prodding, he admits...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2016 file photo, actor Scott Baio speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Baio stemming from allegations by his former “Charles in Charge” co-star that he sexually assaulted her. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office decided Monday, June 18, 2018, not to file charges, saying in an evaluation that the statute of limitations had expired. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 19, 2018 - 11:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Scott Baio stemming from allegations by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star that he sexually assaulted her. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office decided Monday not to file charges, saying in an evaluation that the...
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June 19, 2018 - 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unusual step, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia has issued an indictment for the DNA profile of a still-unidentified man linked to a string of rapes in area hotels dating back to 2002. Police have yet to determine the man's identity, but law enforcement...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims sexual abuse by former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday, June 19, urged Michigan State University’s governing board to oust Engler, saying he had reinforced a “culture of abuse” at the school. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
June 19, 2018 - 3:59 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A letter signed by at least 130 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a "culture of abuse" at the school. The women and girls issued...
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Former NFL football player Kellen Winslow Jr. leaves his arraignment Friday, June 15, 2018, in Vista, Calif. The former tight end was arrested Thursday on charges of rape and other sex crimes, the day he was to appear in court on an unrelated burglary charge. (Hayne Palmour/San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool)
June 15, 2018 - 8:08 pm
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was jailed without bail Friday after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of kidnapping, rape and other charges. The 34-year-old Winslow was ordered to return to San Diego County Superior Court on June 25 for a preliminary hearing. If...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler listens as he runs his first Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University board trustee Brian Mosallam is asking Engler to resign immediately. Mosallam released a statement Friday, June 15, saying the crisis on campus related to Larry Nassar will not settle until Engler steps down. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
June 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan State University trustees are calling for interim school president John Engler to resign immediately, joining a chorus of sexual assault victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and top legislators who say the campus community cannot heal until...
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