A crowd gathered outside Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s home last night to show their support amid a tumultuous sex abuse scandal that has rocked the university.
Chris talks to Jack Cashill about the death of Joe Frazier, Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Bears, Inquirer Writer Bob Warner and Larry Kane about Election Day in the Delaware Valley, and CBS Evening News Anchor Scott Pelley about a special series on jobs and unemployment.
Earlier Monday, investigators encouraged anyone who would accuse former football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual assault to step forward and talk to police.
Penn State’s former defensive coordinator – facing charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period – has been released on bail. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials charged with a cover-up are expected to turn themselves in tomorrow.
Penn State University students face another tuition hike, though a smaller one than many of them had feared, as the school grapples with a $68 million cut in state aid.
During a state Senate Appropriations hearing this past week, the heads of the four state-related universities – Temple, Lincoln, Pitt and Penn State – said that the governor’s proposal to cut their funding by more than half would affect more than just tuition.