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Penn State Campus in State College. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Government Agency Eyes Sex Assault Reports At Penn State

A federal government agency is looking into Penn State’s handling of sexual harassment and sexual assault complaints to see if it had responded immediately and appropriately.

01/26/2014

Vladislav Miftakhov (credit: Altoona, PA Police Department)

Penn State Student Charged With Possession Of WMD

18-year-old Vladislav Miftakhov was in jail Sunday in Altoona after being arrested Friday and charged with possessing a weapon of mass destruction, risking a catastrophe and other counts.

01/26/2014

James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions addresses the media on January 11, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State Hires James Franklin As Next Head Football Coach

Penn State made the announcement Saturday, after the school’s compensation committee met to finalize the contract.

01/11/2014

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Judge: Paterno Family Lawsuit vs. NCAA Can Go On

Penn State University has to become involved in a lawsuit filed by Joe Paterno’s family and others against the NCAA in order for parts of it to proceed, a state judge ruled Tuesday.

01/07/2014

(Jerry Sandusky testifies via video link from prison, where he is serving a long term for sexual abuse of children.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

From Prison, Sandusky Tries To Hang Onto His Penn State Pension

Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky spent this morning testifying in a hearing, trying to overturn a ruling that denied him his state pension.

01/07/2014

(Bill O'Brien, in file photo.  Credit: Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

Penn State Alumni Group Blames Trustees For Loss of Coach O’Brien

The group, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, calls it a “leadership issue” caused by the university’s trustees.

01/01/2014

(Msgr. William Lynn leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia in March 2012.  Credit: Stan Honda/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Monsignor Lynn Case Could Impact Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Legal experts predict the decision to overturn the conviction of Monsignor William Lynn will have major implications for the criminal case against three Penn State administrators connected to the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

12/29/2013

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Penn State Student Dies In Jump From Garage

Authorities say a Penn State University student died when he jumped from a parking garage in downtown State College.

12/21/2013

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La Salle Falls To Penn State 79-72

Donovan Jack scored a career-high 18 points to lead all scorers and pace Penn State to a 79-72 win over LaSalle Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.

11/19/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State’s Costs Related To Sandusky Scandal Near $52 Million

Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal are nearing $52 million.

11/18/2013

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Judge Postpones Decision On Paterno Family Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania judge plans to issue a written opinion about whether a lawsuit filed by the family of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno against the NCAA should be allowed to go forward.

10/29/2013

Jerry Sandusky (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State: 26 Men To Get $59.7 Million Over Sandusky Claims

Penn State says it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

10/28/2013

The Penn State University campus. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Penn State, 3 Other Schools Defend FOI Law Status

Lawyers for Penn State and Pennsylvania’s three other “state-related” universities said Monday they should not be fully covered by the state Right-to-Know Law, as lawmakers revisited a previously settled question reignited by the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case.

10/21/2013

(Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, in file photo.  Credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Ex-Penn State President Seeks Defamation Suit Delay

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier wants a judge to put his planned defamation lawsuit against former FBI Director Louis Freeh on hold until after Spanier’s criminal trial in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

10/21/2013

(Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, in file photo.  Credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Former Penn State President Spanier Seeks Records From AG

Lawyers for former Penn State president Graham Spanier want a judge to force the state attorney general’s office to release documents as he prepares for trial on charges he helped cover up complaints about Jerry Sandusky.

10/07/2013

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