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Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal

(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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Judge To Decide In Several Weeks Whether To Throw Out Corbett’s Case Against NCAA

Governor Corbett’s lawsuit is an anti-trust suit, saying the NCAA violated its own rules in bringing sanctions against Penn State that have resulted in economic harm to Pennsylvania.

05/21/2013

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Pa. Attorney General Appoints Special Investigator on Handling of Sandusky Case

Attorney general Kathleen Kane has appointed former federal prosecutor Geoff Moulton to conduct the investigation into how her predecessors, including Gov. Tom Corbett, handled the case.

02/04/2013

NCAA president Mark Emmert (R) speaks as Ed Ray, chairman of the NCAA's executive committee and Oregon State president announce sanctions against Penn State University's football program ( credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Pa. Senate Passes Bill Asking NCAA To Keep Penn State Fine Money In-State

The state Senate has passed and sent to the House a bill that seeks to require $60 million in fines being paid to the NCAA by Penn State be used for programs in Pennsylvania.

01/31/2013

(Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in his child sex abuse case.  Credit:  Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

2012 Year in Review: The Jerry Sandusky Sex Crimes Scandal

The story was not only one of the biggest in 2012 nationally but also had lasting repercussions on Penn State University and several of its top officials.

12/31/2012

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