Former U.S. Olympic doctor, Larry Nassar sentenced to 60 years i - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Former U.S. Olympic doctor, Larry Nassar sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography charges

Posted: Updated:

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of Larry Nassar, the Michigan sports doctor convicted of possessing child pornography and assaulting gymnasts (all times local):
 
12:10 p.m.
 
A judge has sentenced a Michigan sports doctor to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography crimes, one of three criminal cases against a man who also admits assaulting female gymnasts.
 
Larry Nassar worked at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. Federal Judge Janet Neff followed the government's recommended sentence Thursday.
 
Neff says the 54-year-old Nassar "should never again have access to children."
 
Investigators found more than 37,000 images of child porn on Nassar's electronic devices in 2016. Separately, he has pleaded guilty to molesting gymnasts with his hands in the Lansing, Michigan, area under the guise of treatment.
 
He'll be sentenced in those cases in January.
 
___
 
1 a.m.
 
A Michigan sports doctor who admits he molested gymnasts and kept a staggering collection of child pornography is getting the first of three prison sentences that will likely keep him locked up for decades.
 
Larry Nassar is returning to federal court Thursday in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for his pornography sentence. He'll be punished in January in state court for sexual assault.
 
Nassar worked at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics, the Indianapolis-based group that trains Olympians.
 
Federal prosecutors are seeking a 60-year sentence. Investigators found more than 37,000 images of child porn on Nassar's electronic devices. His lawyers say he "deeply regrets" his crimes.
 
Olympian McKayla Maroney calls Nassar a "monster" and is urging a judge to set the maximum sentence.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Vehicle goes over embankment at High Drive & 33rd, one person dead

    Vehicle goes over embankment at High Drive & 33rd, one person dead

    Monday, October 22 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-10-22 18:56:45 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say one person has died after driving over the embankment near High Drive and 33rd.  The victim hasn't been identified.  Crews will be working in the area for the foreseeable future so avoid the area if you can.  The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say one person has died after driving over the embankment near High Drive and 33rd.  The victim hasn't been identified.  Crews will be working in the area for the foreseeable future so avoid the area if you can.  The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

    >>
  • One man dead, another arrested after shooting near Post Falls

    One man dead, another arrested after shooting near Post Falls

    Sunday, October 21 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-10-21 14:57:39 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - Kootenai County Deputies arrested a man for involuntary manslaughter after they say he shot and killed another man Saturday evening near Post Falls. Deputies responded to reports of a shooting on Gallatin Way near Post Falls just before 7 pm. Deputies and medical personnel arrived and found a man, identified as Tyler S. Liles, with a single gunshot wound.

    >>

    POST FALLS, Idaho - Kootenai County Deputies arrested a man for involuntary manslaughter after they say he shot and killed another man Saturday evening near Post Falls. Deputies responded to reports of a shooting on Gallatin Way near Post Falls just before 7 pm. Deputies and medical personnel arrived and found a man, identified as Tyler S. Liles, with a single gunshot wound.

    >>
  • PHOTOS: Family treasures stolen from Spokane family

    PHOTOS: Family treasures stolen from Spokane family

    Monday, October 22 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-10-22 12:33:01 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies continue to investigate a break-in that happened Tuesday morning at approximately 8:08 AM. The victims say precious family treasures were stolen. "I stayed home for a few days after it happened," said Mandie Snyder.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies continue to investigate a break-in that happened Tuesday morning at approximately 8:08 AM. The victims say precious family treasures were stolen. "I stayed home for a few days after it happened," said Mandie Snyder. "I wanted to stay here. I wanted to stay here and protect my house." Snyder says their Ring doorbell camera captured a man lurking around their property and then kicking their front door several times.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Vendor to blame for wrong ballot envelopes in Asotin, Grant County

    Vendor to blame for wrong ballot envelopes in Asotin, Grant County

    Monday, October 22 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-10-23 00:18:54 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Voters in two counties in Washington state have mistakenly been sent ballot-return envelopes that require postage. Secretary of State Kim Wyman said that elections officials in Asotin and Grant Counties notified her Monday morning that a vendor was to blame for the mistake.

    >>

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Voters in two counties in Washington state have mistakenly been sent ballot-return envelopes that require postage. Secretary of State Kim Wyman said that elections officials in Asotin and Grant Counties notified her Monday morning that a vendor was to blame for the mistake.

    >>
  • Oregon man rescues kitten glued to busy road

    Oregon man rescues kitten glued to busy road

    Monday, October 22 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-10-22 23:27:05 GMT
    Sticky the Kitty - FacebookSticky the Kitty - Facebook

    SILVERTON, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man says he found a 5-week-old kitten glued to a busy road. KPTV says Chuck Hawley rescued the kitten, which had some sort of glue on its paws, neck and tail. Veterinarian Jenny Bate says it's clear the glue was intentionally put on the kitten's paws.    She was able to remove the glue using mineral oil and the kitten should fully recover.  

    >>

    SILVERTON, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man says he found a 5-week-old kitten glued to a busy road. KPTV says Chuck Hawley rescued the kitten, which had some sort of glue on its paws, neck and tail. Veterinarian Jenny Bate says it's clear the glue was intentionally put on the kitten's paws.    She was able to remove the glue using mineral oil and the kitten should fully recover.  

    >>
  • Opponents of carbon fee break initiative fundraising record

    Opponents of carbon fee break initiative fundraising record

    Monday, October 22 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-10-22 23:09:01 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The campaign against a ballot measure creating a carbon pollution fee has set a fundraising record for statewide initiatives. The "No on 1631" campaign sponsored by the Western States Petroleum Association, an oil industry trade group, has raised more than $25.8 million, according to data from the Public Disclosure Commission. 

    >>

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The campaign against a ballot measure creating a carbon pollution fee has set a fundraising record for statewide initiatives. The "No on 1631" campaign sponsored by the Western States Petroleum Association, an oil industry trade group, has raised more than $25.8 million, according to data from the Public Disclosure Commission. 

    >>