Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal
A split Penn State Board of Trustees voted 19-8 to continue to comply with the NCAA sanctions, which include a $60-million fine and a ban on postseason play.
Five US congressmen, three of them Penn State alumni, are asking the NCAA to cancel the penalties it imposed on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex assault case.
The long-awaited report on the length of the Jerry Sandusky investigation concludes that there is no evidence to support that the probe was deliberately slowed down for political reasons.
It’s a case that stems from Louis Freeh’s investigation of Penn State’s handling of former football coach Jerry Sandusky, now serving a prison term, and his abuse of boys while an employee of the university.
Former Penn State University president Graham Spanier is seeking to stop the state’s case against him in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Spanier says he thought Penn State’s lawyer was representing him.
A former acting Pennsylvania attorney general says his decision to shorten the period before emails were deleted had nothing to do with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse investigation.
A federal government agency is looking into Penn State’s handling of sexual harassment and sexual assault complaints to see if it had responded immediately and appropriately.
Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky spent this morning testifying in a hearing, trying to overturn a ruling that denied him his state pension.
Sandusky is scheduled to appear via a video feed as SERS – the State Employee Retirement System – hears his appeal of the decision to deny his pension benefits.
Judge Todd Hoover shut down the hearing after a few minutes, hearing no witnesses, instead entering into the record documents pertaining to former Penn State chief counsel Cynthia Baldwin.
The focus of the pretrial hearing is expected to be the admissibility of testimony in the case against the three men from the woman who was Penn State’s chief counsel.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary was the leadoff witness this morning as a preliminary hearing began in the case of three former top Penn State administrators charged with covering up the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Penn State’s former president and two other former top administrators will be the subject of a preliminary hearing today on charges they conspired to cover up Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of children.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania says there’s no legal basis for Gov. Tom Corbett’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky.
After the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke, the NCAA fined Penn State $60 million and nullified 111 of Paterno’s wins as coach.