Sexual assault

August 15, 2018 - 4:08 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's alumni magazine has opted for a positive message after the original issue addressing the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal was scrapped by Interim President John Engler. The issue is the first since the former sports doctor was sentenced to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina appears in court, in Lansing, Mich. A Michigan chief judge says a colleague who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting women and girls will remain on the case. Ingham County Circuit Judge Richard Garcia ruled Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in defense of Judge Aquilina's status on Nassar's case. Nassar's appellate lawyers accuse her of bias during a seven-day hearing in January when roughly 150 victims spoke and say he deserves another hearing.(Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
August 14, 2018 - 12:56 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan chief judge says a colleague who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting women and girls will remain on the case. Ingham County Circuit Judge Richard Garcia ruled Tuesday in defense of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's status on Nassar's case...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, former University of Tennessee football player A.J. Johnson leaves court after his arraignment in Knoxville, Tenn. Johnson is getting a shot in the NFL with the Denver Broncos less than a month after he was acquitted on July 27, 2018, along with a college teammate of aggravated rape charges. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)
August 13, 2018 - 9:20 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former University of Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot in the NFL with the Denver Broncos less than a month after he was acquitted along with a college teammate of aggravated rape charges. After his first practice as a pro Monday, Johnson said, "It's a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. A judge who sentenced Nassar to prison for molesting girls will hold a hearing on a request that she disqualify herself from his appeal of the sentence. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina will hear arguments in her Lansing courtroom Friday, Aug. 3. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
August 08, 2018 - 3:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys for imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar have appealed his other sentence for sexually assaulting women and girls who sought treatment for injuries. The Lansing State Journal reports that the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor's attorneys...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo U.S. Center for SafeSport President and CEO Shellie Pfohl testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The center, which opened in March 2017, has received 20 to 30 calls a week to report sex abuse in Olympic sports and is wrestling with the influx of cases on a limited budget. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
August 06, 2018 - 12:15 pm
Judges, event organizers and even some riders were caught off-guard earlier this year when a well-known equestrian judge got booted out of one of the year's biggest horse shows. Turns out, the judge's name had been flagged by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, the newly created office charged with...
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In this update photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows Davis Moreno-Jaime, 19, a student arrested Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, on the campus of California State University, Northridge in Los Angeles. Police say the soccer player at the university has been arrested on a warrant for rape and is suspected in at least two other sexual assaults. (Los Angeles Police Department via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 9:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A soccer player at a California university was arrested Friday on a rape warrant and is suspected in at least two other sexual assaults, said police who are trying to identify more potential victims. Davis Moreno-Jaime, 19, was arrested on campus at California State University,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. A judge who sentenced Nassar to prison for molesting girls will hold a hearing on a request that she disqualify herself from his appeal of the sentence. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina will hear arguments in her Lansing courtroom Friday, Aug. 3. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
August 03, 2018 - 4:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan judge who held an extraordinary hearing before sentencing sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for sexually assaulting female athletes refused to disqualify herself from the case Friday if higher courts send it back to fix any errors. Ingham County Judge Rosemarie Aquilina...
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This undated photo provided by the Hamilton County Jail in Noblesville, Ind., shows Skipper Glenn Crawley. Crawley a Texas gymnastics coach was arrested in Indiana on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, after being accused of sexually assaulting three girls at a Fort Worth gym. Crawley is accused of sexually assaulting three girls at Sokol gymnastics in Fort Worth and was taken into custody after authorities executed a warrant at an Indianapolis residence, according to Fort Worth police. He was being held at an Indiana jail pending extradition. (Hamilton County Jail via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 7:20 pm
DALLAS (AP) — An elite Texas gymnastics coach was arrested in Indiana after being accused of sexually assaulting three girls at a Fort Worth gym, police said Thursday. Skipper Glenn Crawley, described as an elite-level team gymnastics coach, is accused of sexually assaulting the victims at Sokol...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina listens to a victim statement during the sixth day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. The Michigan attorney general's office is defending the conduct of Larry Nassar's sentencing judge and asking that she deny a defense request to disqualify herself from the former Michigan State University sports doctor's appeal. The Detroit News reports that the attorney general's office says in court documents filed Tuesday, July 31, 2018, that Judge Aquilina's role was different than a trial judge when she sentenced Nassar after he pleaded guilty to molesting women and girls under the guise of medical treatment. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP, File)
August 01, 2018 - 2:13 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan attorney general's office is defending the conduct of Larry Nassar's sentencing judge and asking that she deny a defense request to disqualify herself from the former Michigan State University sports doctor's appeal. The attorney general's office argued in court...
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A.J. Johnson, left, and Michael Williams hug after a jury acquitted them of aggravated rape charges Friday, July 27, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. Johnson and Williams were indicted on February 2015 after a woman said both men raped her during a party at Johnson's apartment in the early morning hours of Nov. 16, 2014. Johnson and Williams were suspended from the Tennessee football team less than 48 hours after the party and never played for Tennessee again. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 8:53 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two former University of Tennessee football players were acquitted Friday of the aggravated rape charges they had been indicted on nearly 3 ½ years ago. A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for almost 1 ½ hours Friday afternoon before finding A.J. Johnson and...
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