Child Sex Abuse
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.
The new leader of Penn State’s Board of Trustees pledged Friday to create safe environments at the university system’s campuses and follow through on strengthening institutional oversight in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
Pennsylvania’s governor says he intends to file a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA in an effort to overturn what he said were “harsh penalties” against Penn State because of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Two former high-ranking Penn State officials want to delay their preliminary hearings on charges they concealed child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
The Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection announced Tuesday its recommendations, which include rewriting the Child Protective Services Law.
Jerry Sandusky is now a state prison inmate after his transfer from the Centre County jail.
The diocese said Monday that Archbishop Charles Chaput decided the Rev. Joseph DiGregorio is suitable for ministry.
The letters were released Thursday by Judge John Cleland, two days after he sentenced the former Penn State assistant coach to at least 30 years in prison for 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
Jerry Sandusky’s attorney says the convicted sex offender will speak out at his sentencing hearing, scheduled for Tuesday in Bellefonte, Pa.