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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

Jerry Sandusky. (Credit: Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Sandusky Jury Pivots On Unknown Victims, McQueary

There’s no Twitter, Facebook or radio. Smartphones, iPads or laptops? No way. And the phones and televisions were removed from their hotel rooms.

06/22/2012

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Jurors Begin Deliberating In Jerry Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Trial

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.

06/21/2012

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Defense Rests Without Calling Jerry Sandusky To Testify

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyers finished putting on their case Wednesday without calling the former Penn State assistant football coach to the stand to rebut child sex abuse allegations that could put him in prison for the rest of his life.

06/20/2012

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Jerry Sandusky Defense: Police Gave Details To Accusers

Defense attorneys in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial suggested in their questioning Tuesday that investigators shared details among accusers, planting the seeds of the alleged victims’ evolving accounts of abuse.

06/19/2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky (R) and Joe Amendola, attorney for Jerry Sandusky. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky Trial Continues, Jury Could Get Case Thursday

Jerry Sandusky opened his defense in his molestation trial Monday with character witnesses who defended his reputation, including a former Penn State coach who said he knew Sandusky brought boys into showers but never saw him do anything wrong.

06/18/2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky (R) and Joe Amendola, attorney for Jerry Sandusky. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky Accuser Says He Once Screamed For Help

A man testified Thursday that Jerry Sandusky called himself the “tickle monster” and embraced the then-11-year-old boy in a Penn State shower in 1998, an encounter that prompted an investigation but ultimately ended without any charges being filed.

06/14/2012

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Accusers: Sandusky Employed Threats And Gifts

Jerry Sandusky pinned down a foster child and performed oral sex on him, threatened to keep him from seeing his family if he reported what happened and then later told him he loved him, the accuser testified Wednesday.

06/13/2012

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Assistant Mike McQueary Takes Stand In Jerry Sandusky Case

In something of a surprise, Mike McQueary walked into the Centre County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon and took the stand in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial.

06/12/2012

Jerry Sandusky. (Credit: Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

2nd Accuser Tearfully Details Sandusky Abuse

A school district guidance counselor initially didn’t believe the abuse claims brought by one of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged victims because the former Penn State assistant football coach was considered to have “a heart of gold,” the accuser told jurors Tuesday.

06/12/2012

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Opening Statements Begin In Jerry Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Case

One of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged victims said he was sexually abused as a young teenager on campus and then in hotel saunas, starting with showers that turned into oral sex.

06/11/2012

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12-Person Jury, Alternate Chosen In Jerry Sandusky Child Sexual Abuse Case

A jury was selected Wednesday in the child molestation scandal that brought down Joe Paterno, and the makeup of the panel left no doubt this is Penn State country.

06/06/2012

The Second Mile

Jerry Sandusky Charity, The Second Mile, To Shut Down, Transfer Programs

The charity for troubled youths started by Jerry Sandusky more than three decades ago—and through which the retired Penn State assistant football coach met the boys he is charged with sexually abusing—said Friday it is seeking court approval to shut down and transfer its programs to a Texas-based youth ministry that serves abused and neglected children.

05/25/2012

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The Second Mile Tells Its Donors To Give Elsewhere

A charity for at-risk children founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach now charged with molesting boys asked its donors on Monday to instead give their money to an organization for sexual-assault victims.

11/28/2011

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Alleged Victim’s Lawyers Seek To Limit Options For Sandusky’s Charity

In the aftermath of the allegations against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, The Second Mile charity he founded planned on reevaluating its future. But, a lawsuit filed on Wednesday may limit how the non-profit goes forward.

11/25/2011

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