Source: CBS News Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is being charged with child endangerment, perjury, obstruction of justice and conspiracy in connection with the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case, according to court documents. Spanier, 64, is now the third school official to face charges in the case. Attorney General Linda Kelly is expected to announce [...]
Source: M. Alex Johnson and Danielle Leigh / NBC News BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday for abusing 10 boys he met over 15 years through his charity for troubled children, NBC News reported. Sandusky, who was defensive coordinator and [...]
Attorneys for ousted Penn State President Graham Spanier dispute allegations he covered up reports of child sex abuse involving convicted former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spanier was fired after Sandusky was charged. (Aug. 22)
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The young man known as “Victim 2” in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case spoke out for the first time through his attorneys about how the former Penn State coach abused him and stalked him with phone messages. NBC’s Ron Allen reports.
Penn State Receives $60M Fine, Four-Year Bowl Ban, Loss Of Scholarships And Wins Dating Back To 1998
Source: ESPN The NCAA has hit Penn State with a $60 million sanction, a four-year football postseason ban and a vacation of all wins dating to 1998, the organization said Monday morning. “These funds must be paid into an endowment for external programs preventing child sexual abuse or assisting victims and may not be used [...]
Source: The Detroit News Amid the fallout of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, Penn State University will remove the statue of legendary coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium this weekend. Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network posted via Twitter that she was told that the statue would be removed. CBS Sports’ Bonnie Bernstein [...]
By Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com After years and years of over-the-top stories attesting to the character, honor, integrity and moral fiber of the late Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno, we now know, after reading the 267-page Penn State internal report on child predator Jerry Sandusky, that the legendary coach was nothing more [...]
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and other university leaders “repeatedly concealed critical facts” relating to assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse from authorities, according to Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who conducted an investigation for the university in the Sandusky scandal.
Jerry Sandusky was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years, accusations that shattered the Happy Valley image of Penn State football and led to the firing of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno. (June 22)
Source: Colleen Curry, Beth Loyd and Jim Avila / ABC News Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was found guilty today of nearly all of the allegations of child sex abuse leveled against him. He will likely be sentenced to life in prison. After 20 hours of sequestered deliberations, the jury of seven women and [...]