Penn State Sex Abuse
Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal are nearing $52 million.
The Second Mile, a charity for children founded by Jerry Sandusky, is asking a judge for permission to sell its headquarters building in State College.
Spanier’s lawyers filed a motion Monday that said the restriction in a Dec. 31 Dauphin County court order is impractical and may be unconstitutional if prosecutors can’t show he is likely to try to intimidate witnesses.
More than three months after his child sex abuse conviction in a case that rocked Penn State University, former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison.
Elliot Atkins says that he interviewed Sandusky for six hours before diagnosing the ex-coach with “histrionic personality disorder.”
The prosecution is accusing Jerry Sandusky’s lawyers of “exploiting” subpoenas
Pennsylvania prosecutors are seeking changes in the bail conditions for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, after receiving complaints that he has been watching young children from his back porch.
Scott Paterno said in a statement provided to The Associated Press by a family representative on Friday that the 84-year-old Joe Paterno is undergoing treatment and that “his doctors are optimistic he will make a full recovery.”
A new judge was assigned to handle Jerry Sandusky’s child sex-abuse charges on Wednesday as a lawyer for a boy who accuses the former Penn State assistant football coach of abuse took aim at his televised defense.
A former Penn State graduate assistant cited by a grand jury report as claiming he saw an ex-assistant football coach sexually abusing a young boy in a campus locker room shower says in an email he made sure the act was stopped and then went to police — contradicting what the report says.
In the end, the pressure proved to be insurmountable—even for a legend. In the end, Joe Paterno, for decades a paragon of ethics and source of respect in the college football world, was brought down in the aftermath of the alleged sexual-abuse charges pending against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that it will launch an investigation into whether Penn State University failed to comply with the Clery Act.
Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday that Penn State’s trustees must act firmly and swiftly in response to an unfolding child sex abuse scandal and expressed disappointment over the response of university officials.