The July 25 assault prompted state corrections officials to review security procedures and the placement of civilian employees and has now resulted in rape and other charges against the inmate.
Norman Michael Vega Jr., a 30-year-old man from Bellefonte, was charged with the murder of Miguel Colon and the murder of Jason Stief.
A judge has scheduled a hearing in former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary’s lawsuit against the university.
Jerry Sandusky is expected to appear inside a central Pennsylvania courtroom for a hearing about whether his lawyers had enough time to prepare for trial.
A condemned inmate escaped lethal injection Thursday for the murder of a teenage girl after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the execution should be halted.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a judge on Thursday to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial, claiming his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare and the statute of limitations for some charges had expired.
“It is unprecedented. Myself and those who work with me have never actually done anything like this. But we weren’t completely unprepared,” said Jim Koval, spokesman for the Pennsylvania court system.
A sleepy country town better known for fly fishing than courtroom drama takes center stage Tuesday for a face-to-face encounter between a disgraced Penn State coach and the young men who say he sexually assaulted them as children in showers and campus locker rooms.