Child Sex Abuse
Delaware State Police have charged a former airman at Dover Air Force Base with repeatedly sexually abusing a 4-year-old boy.
The recent arrest in Montgomery County of a camp director for failing to report an alleged sexual assault involving a camper has a local state representative again calling for quick passage of his bill to better protect children.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.
Children who are victims of abuse are more likely to atttempt suicide as adults and those who are sexually abused may have triple the risk of others.
Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.
A Penn State trustee says the tentative settlements reached by the university so far with men who claim to have been sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky total about $60 million.
Prosecutors say defendant Steven Mazer videotaped his acts of sexual assault.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out.
A father and son from Pennsylvania have been charged with molesting a girl who is unable to speak because she has cerebral palsy.
The supervising judge for the grand jury that investigated how former Penn State administrators handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal said in a new court filing that the criminal case against them needs to move forward.
A Penn State trustee says a consultant should be asked to return “some or all” of the millions of dollars Penn State University paid for an internal investigation into the handling of sexual abuse allegations.
Jerry Sandusky’s attorney has filed notice that he’ll take his quest for a new trial to a higher level court.
Penn State’s bill for legal fees, consultants and other costs associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal stands at more than $27.6 million.
Jerry Sandusky isn’t getting the new trial he asked for after arguing that his lawyers weren’t given enough time to prepare for the proceeding that ended with a 45-count guilty verdict.
The latest election for Penn State trustee members may serve as another barometer of how well the university is recovering from scandal in the minds of alumni.