Complete coverage of the child sex abuse scandal that rocked a college football giant

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Report: Up to 6 PSU Coaches Saw 'Inappropriate Behavior'

Report: Up to 6 PSU Coaches Saw 'Inappropriate Behavior'

As many as six assistant coaches at Penn State whose careers at the school spanned three decades witnessed "inappropriate behavior" between convicted sex offender Jerry Sandusky and boys, NBC News has learned.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Jerry Sandusky Fights Molestation Conviction in Court

Jerry Sandusky Fights Molestation Conviction in Court

Jerry Sandusky's effort to get his child molestation convictions thrown out ran into tough questioning Monday from a judge who voiced doubt about defense lawyers are entitled to question witnesses — including...

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

Court Upholds Dismissal of Some Charges for Ex-PSU Admins

Court Upholds Dismissal of Some Charges for Ex-PSU Admins

A Pennsylvania appeals court said Wednesday it would not reconsider its recent decision throwing out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their...

Friday, Mar 11, 2016

Joe Paterno's Family Battles NCAA in Court

Joe Paterno's Family Battles NCAA in Court

Lawyers for the family of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA are expected in court, where a judge will try to work out disputes over what information they must exchange before their civil case goes...

Thursday, Jan 7, 2016

Artist Restores Joe Paterno's Halo on PSU Mural

Artist Restores Joe Paterno's Halo on PSU Mural

A painted halo on a mural of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is back, more than three years after the artist removed it shortly after Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child molestation.

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015

Post Sandusky, PSU Issues 1st Anti-Child Abuse Grants

Post Sandusky, PSU Issues 1st Anti-Child Abuse Grants

The first round of grants to combat child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania was awarded Wednesday from a $48 million fund endowed by Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

Friday, Nov 13, 2015

Sandusky Gets Pension Back

Sandusky Gets Pension Back

A Pennsylvania court is ordering the state government to restore the pension of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.

Friday, Nov 6, 2015

Paterno's Widow Vows to Clear PSU Legend's Name

Paterno's Widow Vows to Clear PSU Legend's Name

Joe Paterno's wife is vowing to continue the fight to clear the late Penn State football coach's name.

Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

Hearing Set on Kathleen Kane, Sandusky Case

Hearing Set on Kathleen Kane, Sandusky Case

A Pennsylvania judge Wednesday demanded the state attorney general attend a closed-door hearing to be questioned under oath about any leaks by prosecutors or a judge of secret grand jury material from the child...

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Here's Why Doctors Are So Worried About the Superbug

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Missing Hiker Found Dead Last Year Kept Journal of Ordeal

Missing Hiker Found Dead Last Year Kept Journal of Ordeal

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Student Arrested for Fire

Student Arrested for Fire

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Verizon, Unions Reach Tentative Agreement: Labor Secretary

Verizon, Unions Reach Tentative Agreement: Labor Secretary

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Dr. Heimlich, Now 96, Uses His Maneuver for 1st Time

Dr. Heimlich, Now 96, Uses His Maneuver for 1st Time

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