Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal

(The site in which the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno stood sits empty after it was removed by workers outside Beaver Stadium on July 22, 2012.  Penn State's president Rodney Erickson made the decision to remove the statue in the wake of the child sex scandal of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. It's believed that Paterno had detailed knowledge of Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing children before and after Sandusky retired from coaching at Penn State.  File photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Penn State Trustees Vote To Keep Abiding By NCAA Punishments

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.

08/13/2014

(FILE PHOTO:  Former longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.  All the team's wins from 1998 to 2011 were vacated by the NCAA.  Photo by Ned Dishman/ Getty Images)

Five US Congressmen Ask NCAA To Reverse Its Penalties Against Penn State

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.

07/29/2014

(Pa. attorney general Kathleen Kane with Geoffrey Moulton, the former federal prosecutor who conducted the review of the Sandusky prosecution under Tom Corbett.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Probe: No Political Foot-Dragging By Then-AG Corbett in Sandusky Prosecution

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.

06/23/2014

Graham Spanier, left, (photo by  Hunter Martin/ Getty Images) in 2007.  Louis Freeh, right, (photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images) in 2012.

Pa. Judges Weighing Spanier vs. Freeh Case, Outgrowth of Penn State Scandal

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.

05/21/2014

(Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, in file photo.  Credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Penn State Ex-President’s Lawsuit Seeks To End His Prosecution in Sandusky Scandal

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.

03/31/2014

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Ex-Top Pa. Prosecutor Scaled Back Email Retention

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.

02/15/2014

Penn State Campus in State College. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Government Agency Eyes Sex Assault Reports At Penn State

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.

01/26/2014

(Jerry Sandusky testifies via video link from prison, where he is serving a long term for sexual abuse of children.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

From Prison, Sandusky Tries To Hang Onto His Penn State Pension

Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky spent this morning testifying in a hearing, trying to overturn a ruling that denied him his state pension.

01/07/2014

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Jerry Sandusky To Make Case For State To Restore His Pension Benefits

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.

01/07/2014

(Graham Spanier, in file photo. Credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Abbreviated Penn State Child Abuse Trial Hearing Centers On Defendant Representation

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.

12/17/2013

(Former Penn State president Graham Spanier and his wife, Sandra, leave the office of a Harrisburg district justice after he was arraigned in connection with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Pretrial Hearing Today For Former Penn State Officials

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.

12/17/2013

(Gary Schultz, left, and Tim Curley leave a courtroom in central Pennsylvania in December 2011.  Credit: Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

Star Witness Testifies at Hearing For Three Penn State Officials Snared in Sandusky Scandal

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.

07/29/2013

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier.  (credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

3 Ex-Penn State Officials Set To Go Before Judge

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.

07/28/2013

(file photo: PA Governor Tom Corbett speaks with Penn State student leaders behind him during a press conference in State College.) (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Lawsuit By Governor Tom Corbett Against NCAA

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.

06/06/2013

(Penn State's late football coach Joe Paterno, who became embroiled in the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal.  File photo by Robb Carr/ Gettty Images)

Family of Joe Paterno Hopes Lawsuit Will Restore Coach’s Reputation

After the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke, the NCAA fined Penn State $60 million and nullified 111 of Paterno’s wins as coach.

05/30/2013

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