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.
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.
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.
Just months after his conviction on dozens of child sex abuse charges, Jerry Sandusky is reportedly writing a book in jail.
Penn State University President Rodney Erickson will appear on the CBS program “Face The Nation” Sunday morning.
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.
Penn State Board of Trustees released a statement on the Freeh Report.
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.
The following is a statement from the family of Joe Paterno regarding the released of the Freeh report.
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.
A new law in Pennsylvania will allow experts to testify at trial about the impact of sex abuse.
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.
Advocates for the abused are praising the guilty verdicts in the trials of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, and Philadelphia archdiocesan official Monsignor William Lynn.
There’s no Twitter, Facebook or radio. Smartphones, iPads or laptops? No way. And the phones and televisions were removed from their hotel rooms.
Jurors in Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse case began deliberations Thursday after prosecutors described him as a serial molester who groomed his victims, while his defense lawyer said the former Penn State assistant football coach was being victimized by an overzealous prosecution and greedy accusers.