Child Sexual Abuse
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Gymnastics doctor sentenced for third time

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/05/18, 11:04 am

Former sports doctor Larry Nassar received a third sentence of 40 to 125 years in prison Monday for sexual abuse of young female athletes at an elite gymnastics center. Nassar pleaded guilty to molesting girls whom he treated for injuries at the Twistars USA Gymnastics Club in the Lansing, Mich., area. Dozens of victims spoke during the sentencing hearing last week, and the father of two of them tried to attack Nassar in court Friday. Judge Janet Cunningham said she would not punish the father, Randy Margraves, who later apologized publicly. “This cannot be a lawless society.

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Father of abuse victims tries to attack Nassar

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/02/18, 11:04 am

A father of three sexual abuse victims tried to attack former sports physician Larry Nassar at a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Charlotte, Mich., where Nassar faces his third and final sentencing for abusing young gymnasts. Last week, a judge sentenced him to 40 to 175 years in prison in a different abuse case. The current case deals with his work with an elite gymnastics club called Twistars.

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Gymnastics doctor sentenced in sexual assault case

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/24/18, 01:21 pm

A Michigan judge on Wednesday sentenced sports doctor Larry Nassar to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts and other young women and girls. Nassar, 54, worked at Michigan State University and for USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. He pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven females in the Lansing, Mich., area between 1998 and 2015, but the seven-day hearing brought over 150 victims or their families to court to testify.

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