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A review of whether Ohio’s medical board properly closed old cases of alleged sexual assault or impropriety by medical professionals has resulted in recommendations to refer 11 cases to law enforcement and reopen 91 more for further investigation.

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Ohio State University has tallied hundreds more instances of alleged decades-old sexual misconduct by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, bringing the total to more than 2,000, according to its latest campus crime data disclosed under the federal Clery Act.

Updated on Nov. 16 at 12: 15 p.m. ET

Ohio State University says it will pay $5.8 million to settle lawsuits by about two dozen more survivors over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss. 

A Circleville man allegedly used a Christian outreach ministry for the homeless to lure victims for sexual abuse.  

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Lawyers for survivors of decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State University team doctor have objected to the university’s request that an updated lawsuit against it be dismissed based on the statute of limitations.

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A former Ohio State University student health director faces potential discipline from the state medical board for failing to report sexual misconduct complaints in the mid-1990s against a team doctor now accused of abusing young men for two decades. 

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Ohio State University has declined comment on a new lawsuit over the way it handled sexual abuse allegations against former team doctor Richard Strauss. 

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Ohio State University has agreed to pay nearly $41 million into a fund for the sexual abuse victims of a now deceased team doctor. 

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A federal judge has partly unpaused litigation against Ohio State University over decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, while noting mediation toward possible settlements should continue as the lawsuits proceed. 

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A former Ohio State University wrestler is the latest person to accuse Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan of failing to stop sexual abuse by team doctor Richard Strauss.  

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One of the men alleging sexual abuse by now-dead Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss says he has filed two related complaints with the State Medical Board of Ohio.  

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Some more men are coming forward with stories of sexual assault by a former Ohio State sports doctor to join the push for a legal change to allow them to sue the university.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has ordered a working group to review the state medical board's handling of complaints against Richard Strauss, a now-dead Ohio State University team doctor who sexually abused at least 177 students decades ago. 

A Roman Catholic diocese based in Ohio's capital city has made public the names of 34 priests it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.

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Ohio State University wants a judge to dismiss three federal lawsuits filed by former students alleging sexual misconduct by a team doctor. 

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A lawsuit filed by a former associate pastor at an Ohio megachurch claims televangelist Ernest Angley sexually abused and harassed him over a 10-year period starting in 2004. 

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A former student has filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Preparatory School, accusing a late former teacher of sexual misconduct.