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.
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.
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.
A Pennsylvania judge has scheduled Jerry Sandusky’s sentencing for convictions of child sexual abuse for Oct. 9.
Officials in State College have removed a brick engraved with Jerry Sandusky’s name from an off-campus walkway because of vandalism concerns.
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.