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LANSING, Mich. (AP) - More young women who say they were assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor are due in court for a fifth day of victim statements before he gets his sentence. Larry Nassar sat in the witness chair last week so more than 80 women and girls could describe the impact of being assaulted by him. Nassar molested them with his hands. He was a doctor at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians. The hearing is resuming Monday in Lansing, Michigan.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A meadow area in heavily industrialized northwestern Indiana and a forest tract in rural southern Indiana have been designated as the state's newest nature preserves. The Department of Natural Resources says the 119-acre Calumet Prairie Nature Preserve in the Lake County city of Lake Station contains the state's largest sedge meadow and wet prairie environment. The nearly 520-acre Outbrook Ravine Nature Preserve is in Clark and Scott counties.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush says courts across the state have boosted their response to the opioid abuse epidemic and will continue to do so. The (Munster) Times reports Rush delivered an annual "State of the Judiciary" address to the General Assembly earlier this month. She says some of the actions include gathering teams from each county to participate in training and treatment for substance abuse.

LAPEL, Ind. (AP) - Authorities have ruled the deaths of an Indianapolis couple found dead by a snowmobiler in central Indiana as a murder-suicide. They were reported missing in December. When they were found a handgun they purchased was found with them, along with shell casings. The Madison County Coroner says 21-year-old Heaven Henderson died from gunshot wounds to the neck, while her 23-year-old boyfriend, Jeremy Danowski, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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