Simone Biles, along with over 90 gymnasts who say feds turned a blind eye to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse, prepare to sue the FBI.
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a “blind eye” to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women.
'SNL' comedian Michael Che was the latest to get canceled for jokes he made at the expense of Simone Biles and her highly-publicized sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Given our history with crude humor though, was Che wrong for his actions or is it that we all simply can't take a joke?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mix of rage, disappointment and grief are still there. Just under the surface. And while Simone Biles tries to stay focused on the healing process more than 18 months after the Olympic gymnastics champion revealed she was among the hundreds of athletes abused by disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar, […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime USA Gymnastics chief operating officer Ron Galimore resigned Friday, the latest high-profile departure for the embattled organization in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. The move came as USA Gymnastics is facing decertification of its status as the national governing body for the sport amid concerns about its leadership and […]
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University official who oversaw Larry Nassar is facing criminal charges amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against the former sport doctor, who is in prison for sexually assaulting patients under the guise of treatment. William Strampel was in jail pending an arraignment Tuesday, Ingham County Sheriff […]
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar helped unveil what they described Monday as a sweeping rewrite of Michigan laws related to childhood sexual abuse, saying the changes would ease the ability to stop abuse and bring justice to survivors. Included in the bipartisan 10-bill package is a proposal to […]
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team coach John Geddert is facing a criminal investigation after complaints were filed following the sentencing of disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar, who molested girls at Geddert’s elite gymnastics club in Michigan. The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that people recently come forward with complaints […]
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A father of three victims of Larry Nassar rushed and tried to attack the disgraced former sports doctor on Friday during a sentencing hearing in Michigan, after the judge declined his request for “five minutes” alone with Nassar in a locked room. He was quickly tackled by bailiffs. Two of the […]
Larry Nassar the USA gymnastics doctor has been sentenced 40 to 175 years in prison for sexual assaulting over 200 athletes while working at Michigan State and for the US gymnastics team. He’ll face another sentencing as more victims continue to share their story. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with attorney Steven Drew who is representing […]
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting more than 150 women and girls, will be confronted again by scores of victims as he faces another prison sentence for molesting gymnasts, this time at an elite Michigan club run by an Olympic coach. Judge Janice Cunningham has set aside […]
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis tearfully announced his retirement Friday, the second university official to step down in as many days amid sharp criticism over the school’s handling of sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Hollis, who had been in the job for 10 years, disclosed […]