Stories tagged: Jerry Sandusky
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
Some liken Michigan State to Penn State amid abuse scandal
Sports doctor Larry Nassar is on his way to prison for the rest of his life for molesting scores of young female athletes, but the scandal is far from over …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Shawn Windsor: Reaction to Larry Nassar’s crimes points out societal hypocrisy
This isn’t Penn State. It’s worse. At least in scope and number. And while there is no evidence of a top-down cover-up at Michigan State regarding its relationship with predatory …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
NCAA inquiry at Michigan State reminds some of Penn State
The NCAA sent a letter to Michigan State earlier this week asking for any potential rules violations related to convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar, a former university employee. The letter …
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Vols AD John Currie defends coaching search, vetting of Greg Schiano
Tennessee athletic director John Currie is defending his coaching search and vouching for the character of Greg Schiano a day after negotiations between the two parties broke down amid a …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Tennessee no longer pursuing Greg Schiano after protests
Tennessee is no longer pursuing Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the school’s new head coach, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:50 p.m.
Jerry Sandusky’s son pleads guilty to child sex abuse allegations
A son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty Friday to charges he pressured a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asked her …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 6:35 a.m.
Penn State fails to ensure background checks for youth camps staff, state audit says
A state audit says Penn State fails to ensure all workers coming in contact with children through university-operated youth camps have required background checks, even five years after reforms announced …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president
Prosecutors want a judge to jail former Penn State President Graham Spanier for his conviction in hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Ex-Penn State president guilty of 1 count of child endangerment in sex scandal
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Defense rests in trial of Penn State’s ex-president linked to Sandusky molestation case
The defense in the criminal trial of Penn State’s former president has rested without calling any witnesses.
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Penn State ex-president heads to trial in Sandusky scandal
Penn State’s former president faces trial Monday on charges that children were put at risk by how he responded to complaints about Jerry Sandusky more than 15 years ago, and …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
Jerry Sandusky’s son waives hearing in child sex abuse case
Jerry Sandusky’s adult son won’t be in court next week for a hearing on accusations he pressured a teen girl for naked photos and asked her teen sister to perform …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Jerry Sandusky’s son Jeffrey arrested on child sex charges
One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested on …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
Penn State’s plan to mark Joe Paterno debut sparks fury online
Penn State’s athletic department on Thursday announced plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Joe Paterno’s first game as coach, a move that sparked backlash on social networks by people …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Documents: Joe Paterno ignored boy’s Jerry Sandusky complaint in 1976
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told by a teenage boy in 1976 that assistant coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in a shower, responded that he didn’t want to hear …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Documents: Paterno ignored boy’s complaint about Sandusky in 1976
Penn State coach Joe Paterno was told by a teen boy in 1976 that former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky had molested him in the shower but Paterno responded that he …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky gets appeals hearing
A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find …
Mon., May 2, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Jerry Sandusky presses appeal, wants to question ex-lawyers
A Pennsylvania judge is considering whether to order a hearing where Jerry Sandusky’s lawyers can question witnesses about defense claims that the former Penn State assistant football coach was unfairly …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
Joe Paterno son’s lawsuit against Penn State dismissed
A federal lawsuit filed against Penn State by a son of late football coach Joe Paterno has been dismissed.
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015, 11:38 a.m.
Penn St. gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State’s football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored …
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014
Film examines Penn State scandal, blame
Amir Bar-Lev’s documentaries include “The Tillman Story,” about a friendly-fire casualty in Afghanistan, and “My Kid Could Paint That,” a portrait of an alleged child prodigy and her family. In …
Thu., July 17, 2014
Jerry Sandusky son talks of father’s bedtime ’ritual’
A son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says he enjoyed spending time with the family at their central Pennsylvania home – except when it came time to go to …
Wed., July 9, 2014
Jerry Sandusky’s son tells story to Oprah Winfrey
Jerry Sandusky’s adult son is speaking out about what he says was sexual abuse by his father. The Oprah Winfrey Network announced Tuesday that Winfrey’s interview with Matt Sandusky will …
Wed., May 14, 2014
Shawn Vestal: Jerry Sandusky victim says reporting crimes was harder than abuse
They called him Victim 1. But many in his community knew exactly who Aaron Fisher was and what he was saying long before he let the world know that he …
Wed., Oct. 30, 2013
Judge to decide later on Paterno family lawsuit
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – A Pennsylvania judge said Tuesday he would decide later whether to allow a lawsuit filed against the NCAA by the family of longtime Penn State football coach …
Sat., July 13, 2013
Penn State board approves Sandusky settlements
UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Penn State could soon be paying out millions of dollars to victims of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky after disclosing Friday it had tentative agreements with …
Tue., March 26, 2013
Sandusky maintains innocence in new interview
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Nine months after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys – a scandal that destroyed the once unimpeachable reputation of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno …
Wed., Jan. 30, 2013, 10:20 a.m.
Judge: No new trial for Jerry Sandusky
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial today when a judge rejected his argument that his lawyers were not given enough time to prepare for …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2012, 8:16 a.m.
Jerry Sandusky sentenced to at least 30 years
BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky was sentenced today to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2012
Sandusky jurors hope for harsh sentence
Jerry Sandusky should be sent to prison for life when a judge sentences him Tuesday, according to several of the jurors who convicted the former Penn State assistant coach of …