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Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

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Penn State Seeks To Seal Paterno Discovery Papers

Penn State’s attorneys want a judge to seal any documents they hand over to the estate of late football coach Joe Paterno, claiming his family plans to use them “to conduct a public relations campaign.”

07/08/2014

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Judge Sets January Trial In Suit Over Penn State Fine

A lawsuit by a state senator and the state treasurer over the NCAA’s $60 million fine imposed on Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal could go to trial early next year.

06/05/2014

Late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NCAA: Paterno Family Sanctions Lawsuit ‘Ignores Reality’

Attorneys for the NCAA say a lawsuit by the family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn a $60 million fine and other university sanctions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal is an attempt to “rewrite history” that “ignores reality.”

05/07/2014

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Group of State College Residents Plan New Statue of Joe Paterno

Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the school.

04/23/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Court Seeks To Examine Penn State-NCAA Agreement In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal

A Pennsylvania court wants to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entered into a consent agreement that imposed a $60 million fine and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.

04/09/2014

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

Pa. High Court Won’t Hear Sandusky Appeal

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction will not be reviewed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, under an order issued Wednesday.

04/02/2014

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

Judge Affirms Delay Of Former Penn State President’s Defamation Lawsuit

The judge Tuesday denied Freeh’s motion for reconsideration of the Feb. 25 order granting Spanier’s request.

03/19/2014

Jerry Sandusky’s Wife Thinks He Was Railroaded

The wife of the former assistant Penn State football coach and convicted child abuser maintains her husband is innocent of all charges.

03/12/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Jerry Sandusky Fights To Have His Pension Restored

Jerry Sandusky’s campaign from behind bars to have his Penn State pension restored will go before a hearing examiner this week in Harrisburg, more than a year after his child molestation conviction led the state pension agency to revoke it.

01/07/2014

(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)

Victim 9 Files Abuse Claim vs. Sandusky, Penn State

A young man who testified at Jerry Sandusky’s sex abuse trial is suing the former coach and Penn State for what he says was nearly four years of assaults while he was a child.

11/21/2013

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

Expected Announcement Of Penn State’s New President Postponed

Penn State University trustees have called off a Friday meeting at which they were expected to vote on a new president.

10/30/2013

Jerry Sandusky (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State: 26 Men To Get $59.7 Million Over Sandusky Claims

Penn State says it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

10/28/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Appeals Court: No New Trial For Jerry Sandusky

Pennsylvania appeals court turns down Jerry Sandusky’s request for new trial in child sexual abuse case.

10/02/2013

The Penn State University campus. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Independent Monitor Lauds Penn State’s Progress After Sandusky Scandal

Penn State has made notable progress in its adoption of reforms meant to protect children from sexual predators like former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the university’s independent monitor said in an annual report.

09/07/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

More Settlements Near In Penn State Abuse Talks

Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.

08/20/2013

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