Penn State Sex Scandal
Negotiators for Penn State University have begun offering financial settlements to the victims of Jerry Sandusky, according to several sources with direct knowledge of the discussions.
The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.
A bill designed to ensure that $60 million in NCAA fines levied against Penn State stay in Pennsylvania is on its way to Gov. Tom Corbett.
The new leader of Penn State’s Board of Trustees pledged Friday to create safe environments at the university system’s campuses and follow through on strengthening institutional oversight in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
A recent poll shows that majority of Pennsylvanians support Governor Tom Corbett’s decision to sue the NCAA for its harsh penalties against Penn State.
The walk from the Centre County courthouse to the waiting sheriff’s car may be the last time we see Jerry Sandusky. The 68-year-old former football coach is in solitary confinement 23 hours a day, allowed two phone calls a month, and even his own defense team admits their chances for a retrial are slim at best.
Two Penn State administrators facing new charges they hushed up child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky were arraigned on Friday.
When state lawmakers return for their final week of the current session on Monday, House Democrats are expected to continue their effort to force a vote on a resolution asking for a Justice Department review of how the Jerry Sandusky investigation was handled.
Jerry Sandusky should be sent to prison for life when a judge sentences him Tuesday, according to several of the jurors who convicted the former Penn State assistant coach of molesting several boys over a period of years.
The Commonwealth has now filed its response to Jerry Sandusky’s motion to dismiss child sex abuse charges against him, as the judge in the case postpones the start of the trial until early June.
Joe Paterno always said that football kept him alive. Like the rest of us, he didn’t want to die.
Decked out in Penn State hats and jackets, students and townspeople stood in a line more than a quarter-mile long Tuesday to pay their respects to Joe Paterno, the coach who for nearly a half century was the face of their university.
More than 600 Penn State alumni were at a hotel in King of Prussia Thursday night, looking to the university’s president for answers as a child sex abuse investigation continues and controversy remains over the firing of Joe Paterno.
Penn State University President Rodney Erickson was grilled Wednesday by alumni unhappy about how the school handled a child sex abuse scandal, the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno and a lack of transparency over the case.
Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and his wife donated $100,000 last month to Penn State, money that was split between a library and an undergraduate fellows program that bear the family name.