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Sandusky gets prison term

October 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Former Penn State assistant coach receives 30- to 60-year sentence
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) In what sounded at times like a locker room pep talk, Jerry Sandusky rambled in his red prison suit about being the underdog in the fourth quarter, about forgiveness, about dogs and about the movie “Seabiscuit.” Continue Reading

Report: Penn St. officials concealed sex abuse

July 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials hushed up child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago for fear of bad publicity, allowing the former assistant football coach to prey on other youngsters, according to a scathing report issued Thursday on the scandal. Continue Reading

Ex-Penn St. assistant Sandusky convicted of 45 counts of abuse

June 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) Jerry Sandusky was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years, accusations that had sent shock waves through the college campus known as Happy Valley and led to the firing of Penn State’s beloved Hall of Fame coach, Joe Paterno. Continue Reading

Jerry Sandusky convicted on 45 of 48 counts

June 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Official: Jury reaches verdict in Sandusky sex abuse trial

June 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) Official: Jury has reached verdict in sex abuse trial of ex-Penn State assistant Sandusky. Continue Reading

Sandusky jury seeks guidance on janitor testimony

June 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) Jurors deliberating in former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse trial have focused their questions to the judge on allegations related to two alleged victims still unknown to investigators. Continue Reading

Prosecutors rest case in Sandusky sex abuse trial

June 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) Prosecutors in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial rested their case Monday after calling the mother of one of his alleged victims, who told the jury she thought it was unusual her son’s underwear was frequently missing from the laundry. Continue Reading

Penn State trustees meet to begin recovery

November 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) The arduous task of rebuilding Penn State’s shattered image began Friday with a meeting of the university’s board of trustees the group that fired football coach Joe Paterno and President Graham Spanier this week amid a child sex abuse case against a former team assistant.
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Penn State fires Paterno, university president over sex abuse scandal

November 10, 2011 in The Daily Republic

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.
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