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Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

Verdict Turns Page in Penn State Child Molestation Scandal

Verdict Turns Page in Penn State Child Molestation Scandal

Penn State is trying to turn the corner on the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but the former FBI director who authored a scathing report on it more than four years ago says more changes are needed...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017

Ex-Penn State President Convicted Over Child-Sex Scandal

Ex-Penn State President Convicted Over Child-Sex Scandal

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017

Jury Selection Begins for Trial of Ex Penn State President

Jury Selection Begins for Trial of Ex Penn State President

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Penn State's former president on charges that he put children at risk by mishandling child sex abuse complaints about retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Monday, Mar 13, 2017

2 Penn State Ex-Admins Plead Guilty in Sex Abuse Case

2 Penn State Ex-Admins Plead Guilty in Sex Abuse Case

Two former Penn State University administrators each pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor child endangerment charge for his role in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, more than five years after...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017

Judge Sets Trial for Penn State Ex-Administrators

Judge Sets Trial for Penn State Ex-Administrators

Penn State's former president and two other ex-administrators learned Wednesday they will go to trial next month, nearly six years after the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal first became public.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016

Whistleblowing Ex-Penn State Coach Wants $1.7M in Legal Fees

Whistleblowing Ex-Penn State Coach Wants $1.7M in Legal Fees

A former assistant football coach who won verdicts of more than $12 million from Penn State over his treatment after Jerry Sandusky was arrested for child molestation is asking for another $1.7 million in legal...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

Judge Adds $5M to McQueary's $7M Verdict Against Penn State

Judge Adds $5M to McQueary's $7M Verdict Against Penn State

A judge on Wednesday awarded more than $5 million to a former Penn State assistant football coach over his treatment by the university following Jerry Sandusky's arrest on child molestation charges five...

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016

Penn State Fires Joe Paterno: 5 Years Later

Penn State Fires Joe Paterno: 5 Years Later

Five years ago Wednesday, legendary coach Joe Paterno's 46-year-run leading the Penn State Nittany Lions football team came to an abrupt end amid the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Penn State Fined Record Amount Over Sandusky Case

Penn State Fined Record Amount Over Sandusky Case

The U.S. Department of Education wants to fine Penn State for the way it mishandled the Jerry Sandusky sexual misconduct case. The amount is nearly seven times the amount it has ever fined another college...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Jury Awards Ex-Penn State Coach More Than $7M

Jury Awards Ex-Penn State Coach More Than $7M

A jury has ruled in favor of a former Penn State assistant football coach in his defamation case against the university, awarding him over $7 million in damages.

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