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USA Gymnastics (USAG) made a settlement offer Thursday to athletes who have come forward with claims they were sexually abused while competing in the organization. The offer comes as part of the proposed bankruptcy reorganization plan.

USAG offered two options to the gymnasts: accept $215 million and settle all the claims or reject the offer and pursue their civil lawsuits and collect any judgements.

St. Joseph Co. Jail

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — St. Joseph  County has settled for $2,000 a lawsuit filed by former jail inmate who alleged he was improperly treated.

Larenzo Brockington claimed in a filing in U.S. District Court that he was denied access to the St. Joseph County Jail's day room, commissary and laundry service last year while he was in the medical care unit with a tibia fracture.