Penn State Sex Scandal
Penn State students say they’re not only disgusted with the charges against Jerry Sandusky, they say they’re also disgusted with how the grand jury says it was handled.
Penn State’s athletic director and vice-president for finance are expected to turn themselves in, this morning, to face charges they covered up sexual abuse by the football team’s former defensive coordinator.
Here is the Pennsylvania grand jury’s presentment on the Penn State sex abuse case. WARNING: Contains graphic descriptions.
The Penn State board met in executive session Sunday following the weekend announcement that criminal charges were filed against former retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, accusing him of sexually abusing young boys.
The Pennsylvania law requiring some school officials and others to report suspected child abuse does not apply to a Penn State administrator who’s accused of keeping quiet about allegations that a former football coach molested a boy in a shower, the administrator’s attorney said Sunday.
Penn State coach Joe Paterno said he’s shocked by sexual abuse charges brought against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and deeply saddened by the allegations.
Penn State’s former defensive coordinator – facing charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period – has been released on bail. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials charged with a cover-up are expected to turn themselves in tomorrow.
A former Penn State University coach and two other university employees have been charged in connection with a child sex abuse case that allegedly took place at the school.
Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and another school administrator were charged Saturday with perjury and failure to report in an investigation into allegations that former football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky sexually abused eight young men, state prosecutors said.