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Del. Man Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Abusing 3-Year-Old Girl

Police arrested a Delaware sex offender for allegedly sexually abusing a three-year-old girl.

08/29/2014

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

Sandusky’s Wife: Prosecution Report Isn’t Truthful

Jerry Sandusky’s wife says Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor lacks the courage to admit the former Penn State assistant coach isn’t guilty of the child molestation charges that sent him to prison.

06/23/2014

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Pa. Boys Choir Founder Faces 1,100 More Charges

The founder of a northeastern Pennsylvania boys choir charged with rape is facing 1,100 additional counts.

04/14/2014

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More Sex Abuse Charges Filed Against Bucks Psychiatrist

After news of Dr. Basem Shlewiet’s arrest went public last month, authorities say five more women came forward to say he had indecently assaulted them during office visits.

02/21/2014

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Philadelphia Children’s Alliance To Hold Annual Fundraiser Next Week

A Philadelphia non-profit that provides a safe place for child sex abuse victims to access law enforcement is having its annual fundraiser next week.

11/03/2013

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Sandusky Asks Pa. High Court To Take His Case

Jerry Sandusky is asking Pennsylvania’s highest court to take up his appeal of child sex abuse conviction, saying a judge should have instructed jurors regarding the length of time it took victims to come forward.

11/01/2013

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Gloucester County Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of 2 Minors Now Facing Additional Charges

Forty-seven-year-old Scott J. Bicking was initially arrested in September on charges that he’d had inappropriate physical contact with two boys, ages 13 and 14, at The Pond Ice Arena in the Newark, which Bicking partially owns.

10/31/2013

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Penn State Fallout Lingers Year After Sandusky Trial

In the year since eight young men took the stand to testify they were sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the scandal has played out in the courts, in the halls of the university and in continuing debate about how it was handled and what it meant.

06/16/2013

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Sentencing Day For Priest, Lay Teacher In Sex Abuse Case

This is sentencing day for a priest and former lay teacher convicted of sexually assaulting the same 5th and 6th grade boy at St. Jerome’s in Philadelphia in 1999 and 2000.

06/12/2013

Jerry Sandusky (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pa. Auditor General Thinks NCAA Lawsuit Will Divert Attention From Sex Abuse Victims

Pennsylvania’s auditor general says he’s concerned that a lawsuit challenging the NCAA’s sanctions of Penn State will divert attention from issues raised by the child sex abuse scandal there.

01/09/2013

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Sandusky Transferred To Prison In Southwestern Pa.

The Corrections Department announced Wednesday that Sandusky was transferred to Greene State Prison after being evaluated at a facility outside Harrisburg.

10/31/2012

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

Statement From Jerry Sandusky

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (CBS) — Jerry Sandusky read a statement during his sentencing on Tuesday. The following is what Sandusky had to say: “I’m grateful for the opportunity to speak today. I feel the need to […]

10/09/2012

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Key Dates In The Penn State Child Sex Abuse Case

A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on grand jury reports, court appearances and testimony. Some key dates in Penn State football and since the scandal broke are included.

10/08/2012

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Penn State Brings In Victim Fund Veteran Feinberg

The lawyer who ran the Sept. 11 victim fund and other major victim compensation efforts has been hired by Penn State in its effort to settle personal injury claims related to former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s molestation.

09/20/2012

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NCAA Task Force To Oversee $60M Penn State Fine

A 10-member task force has been named to come up with guidelines for how to distribute the record $60 million fine that Penn State has agreed to pay in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the NCAA said Tuesday.

09/18/2012

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