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Catholic Church Suspends Philadelphia Priest

A Roman Catholic priest in Philadelphia who was previously cleared of inappropriate conduct has been suspended due to new allegations of sexual abuse, church officials said Monday.

09/17/2012

Jerry Sandusky (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jerry Sandusky To Be Sentenced October 9th

A Pennsylvania judge has scheduled Jerry Sandusky’s sentencing for convictions of child sexual abuse for Oct. 9.

09/17/2012

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Jerry Sandusky Brick Removed From Walkway At State College

Officials in State College have removed a brick engraved with Jerry Sandusky’s name from an off-campus walkway because of vandalism concerns.

08/31/2012

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Joe Paterno’s FBI File Reveals Letters, Threats

The FBI kept a thick file on Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, but it mostly involves threatening letters sent to him and his staff years ago, and there’s no mention of his former assistant Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted this year of molesting boys.

08/30/2012

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Sandusky Charity, The Second Mile, Seeks To Delay Transition Plan

The charity for troubled youths started by convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky said Monday that it will postpone a plan to shut down and transfer programs and assets to a Texas ministry until lawsuits against the charity are resolved.

08/27/2012

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

Ex-PSU President’s Lawyers Dispute Louis Freeh Report

Lawyers for ousted Penn State president Graham Spanier are attacking the university-sanctioned report on the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, calling it a “blundering and indefensible indictment” of their client.

08/22/2012

BELLEFONTE, PA - JUNE 6: Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky (R) and Joe Amendola, attorney for Jerry Sandusky (L), enter the Centre County Courthouse after the second day of jury selection begins in his child sex abuse trial on June 6, 2012, in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Sandusky is charged with 52 criminal counts of alleged sexual abuse of children. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: Jerry Sandusky Writing Book In Jail

Just months after his conviction on dozens of child sex abuse charges, Jerry Sandusky is reportedly writing a book in jail.

08/15/2012

(Penn State University President Rodney Erickson. File photo)

Penn State University President To Appear On CBS’ ‘Face The Nation’

Penn State University President Rodney Erickson will appear on the CBS program “Face The Nation” Sunday morning.

07/27/2012

(The Nittany Lions play against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on November 12, 2011 at Beaver Stadium in State College.  Credit: Justin K. Aller/ Getty Images)

Businesses In State College To Discuss Potential Economic Impact

Several local businesses will meet at the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau Tuesday, to talk about the potential economic impact from the NCAA sanctions.

07/24/2012

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Penn State Board Of Trustees Respond To The Freeh Report

Penn State Board of Trustees released a statement on the Freeh Report.

07/12/2012

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Bombshell Sandusky Report Released

Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegation against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing Sandusky to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing internal report issued Thursday on the scandal.

07/12/2012

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Paterno Family Responds To Scathing Freeh Report

The following is a statement from the family of Joe Paterno regarding the released of the Freeh report.

07/12/2012

Jerry Sandusky (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Many Waiting To Read Penn State Report On Sandusky

The team brought in by Penn State to investigate how the university handled molestation accusations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will release its highly anticipated report Thursday, with the school’s reputation and future direction hanging in the balance.

07/11/2012

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New Pennsylvania Law Allows Expert Testimony In Sex Abuse Cases

A new law in Pennsylvania will allow experts to testify at trial about the impact of sex abuse.

07/05/2012

Kelsey Hirsch, 12, shows off her RAINN wristband. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Girl Raising Money For Sex Abuse Victims

The Sandusky scandal has prompted a 12-year-old Montgomery County girl to give back to the community and raise money to help victims of physical and sexual abuse.

06/27/2012

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