Stories tagged: Penn State
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Video recovered, ten more charged in Penn State frat death
Investigators are filing new charges after recovering deleted security camera footage taken in a Penn State fraternity house the night a pledge consumed a dangerous amount of alcohol and suffered …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: J.T. Barrett directs Ohio State’s stunning rally to defeat No. 2 Penn State
J.T. Barrett hit Marcus Baugh with a 16-yard touchdown pass with 1:48 left in the fourth quarter and No. 6 Ohio State rallied from 11 points down in the final …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Son of Penn State molester Jerry Sandusky pleads guilty to child-sex crimes
The son of Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant coach convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys, has pleaded guilty to soliciting oral sex and nude photos from teenage girls, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
In Penn State hazing death case, spotlight turns to frat adviser deemed ‘captain of the ship’
When the members of Beta Theta Pi brought an unconscious, corpse-like Timothy Piazza up a flight of basement stairs on Feb. 2, their resident adviser took a look at the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
More video shows Penn State pledge stumbling before death
Additional video shot inside a Penn State fraternity house and played in court on Thursday showed a pledge stumbling and unsteady about three hours before he was found unconscious in …
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.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
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 …
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.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Jury selection to begin in Penn State ex-president’s trial
Jury selection begins 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 …
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 …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Biden says he will be based at Penn
Vice President Biden said Tuesday he will set up shop at the University of Pennsylvania after he leaves office this month.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 3 a.m.
Police may seek arrests over Penn State celebration, damage
Police in State College are weighing possible arrests after the celebration of Penn State’s Big Ten championship caused minor property damage.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Penn State fined record $2.4 million in Jerry Sandusky child molestation case
The U.S. Department of Education is hitting Penn State with a record $2.4 million fine for violating a law that requires colleges and universities to report campus crimes and warn …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 10:43 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Penn State shocks No. 2 Ohio State
Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter and Penn State upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 in State …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Saquon Barkley’s run lifts Penn State over Minnesota 29-26 in OT
Up until Saquon Barkley ripped off a game-winning, 25-yard touchdown run through the middle of Minnesota’s defense in Penn State’s 29-26 overtime win over the Golden Gophers, Barkley had been …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
Around the nation: Penn State avenges 2015 loss to Temple
James Franklin hoped all week his team would start fast and play with the passion it hadn’t yet found early in games this season.
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 …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
In brief: Sindelar leads US Senior Open after 2nd round
Joey Sindelar, one of four former Ohio State players in the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington, Ohio, has felt the support of the hometown crowd …
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 …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 6:25 p.m.
200 former Penn State players file petition to return Paterno statue
More than 200 former Penn State football players have sent a petition to the university asking it to return the statue of Joe Paterno and the player wall that stood …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
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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.