Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal
A Penn State trustee is calling on the university governing board to re-examine the findings of former FBI director Louis Freeh’s school-sanctioned investigation into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is now allowed to have contact with university trustees and potential witnesses against him in his trial.
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.
Jerry Sandusky isn’t getting the new trial he asked for after arguing that his lawyers weren’t given enough time to prepare for the proceeding that ended with a 45-count guilty verdict.
Penn State has completed about 75 percent of the 119 recommendations to strengthen university policies from the former FBI director who led the school’s investigation into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that voters say, by a 51-to-31 percent margin, that the governor does not deserve to be re-elected.
The latest election for Penn State trustee members may serve as another barometer of how well the university is recovering from scandal in the minds of alumni.
A young man who testified at the child sex abuse trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky last summer is suing him, his charity and the university.
Al Pacino will play Joe Paterno in a movie about the late Penn State football coach.
A spokesman for the organization said Thursday it won’t spend the money before a third-party administrator is appointed, and until then the money is being held in an independent account it doesn’t control.
Jerry Sandusky is expected to appear inside a central Pennsylvania courtroom for a hearing about whether his lawyers had enough time to prepare for trial.
Bill O’Brien is staying at Penn State.
The small group of business owners and Penn State alumni surrounding Governor Tom Corbett, (R) Pennsylvania, at his press conference Wednesday afternoon supported his lawsuit against the NCAA.
Pennsylvania’s governor says he intends to file a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA in an effort to overturn what he said were “harsh penalties” against Penn State because of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.