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We're looking back at some of our stories from 2019. Today we revisit Earlene McMichael's interview with Kalamazoo resident Sterling Reithman. She's one of the first women to allow herself to be publicly identified in the sexual abuse case against disgraced sports Dr. Larry Nassar. He's currently serving time for those and related crimes.


Fewer Sexual Assaults Reported At WMU

Oct 15, 2019
Ben Gretchko / WMUK

Western Michigan University has released its annual crime report. It says some kinds of crime went down on campus last year compared to 2017.


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It was in 2016 that the world first learned of sexual assault allegations against former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar. Ex-gymnast and diver Sterling Riethman was one of the first women to allow herself to be publicly named. She tells WMUK's Earlene McMichael that she never suspected that what Nassar had done to her was anything other than legitimate medical treatment. 


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The fourth annual Let’s End Campus Sexual Assault summit is coming to Western Michigan University. It will be held on Monday, September 24. Organizers say its goal is to inform and empower people who attend.


Nassar's Eaton County Appeal Denied

Sep 7, 2018
MPRN

(MPRN) Attorneys for convicted serial sexual predator Larry Nassar were back in court Thursday. Nassar is the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor who sexually assaulted his patients under the guise of treatment for decades. 

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