Penn State Sex Abuse 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.
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.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.
After a two-day preliminary hearing in a Harrisburg courtroom, three former top Penn State administrators have been ordered held for trial on charges that they covered up the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.
A Penn State trustee says the tentative settlements reached by the university so far with men who claim to have been sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky total about $60 million.
A son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is seeking to have his name changed more than a year after his adoptive father was convicted of child sexual abuse.
Penn State says its fundraising efforts are on the rebound after donations fell sharply after the arrest of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on child molestation charges.
The state Supreme Court late Friday issued a pair of unsigned orders that denied petitions for review filed by former university vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley.
The supervising judge for the grand jury that investigated how former Penn State administrators handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal said in a new court filing that the criminal case against them needs to move forward.
Judge William Morgan signed an order Tuesday that allows The Second Mile to sell the property for $650,000.
Penn State University made the news this week, and trustee Anthony Lubrano plans to keep the school there.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal has topped $41 million, including $8.1 million to pay for the internal investigation led by former FBI director Louis Freeh.
A federal judge says the insurance carrier for the children’s charity founded by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky doesn’t have to cover him for acts of abuse.
Jerry Sandusky’s attorney has filed notice that he’ll take his quest for a new trial to a higher level court.