Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday nominated the dean of Duquesne University Law School and the president judge of Centre County to fill two vacancies on Pennsylvania’s highest court.
Four Penn State football players were cited after what officials call an egg-throwing incident at a campus building the night before Halloween.
Police are investigating after a Penn State student was kidnapped over the weekend.
Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical of Spanier’s role in the child sex abuse scandal involving longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Residents in parts of central Pennsylvania are cleaning up after severe thunderstorms swept through the region, causing flooding, damaging homes and forcing evacuations.
Hundreds of jobs are expected to be lost as the state moves to close two local prisons. The Greensburg State Prison in Westmoreland County and Cresson State Prison in Cambria County are closing later this year.
Eddie Lauth, a Centre County businessman who donated $25,000 to fashion and install the statue, tried unsuccessfully to halt its removal when a judge denied his request for an injunction.
The defense for Jerry Sandusky could argue that their client suffers from histrionic personality disorder. Cindy Brumbaugh is a licensed social worker at Actions Counseling in Bellefonte where she has been treating people with histrionic personality disorder for more than a decade.
Jerry Sandusky was charged in November with child sexual abuse and just seven months later, the former Penn State assistant football coach is already on trial. The trial is expected to last three weeks, but is moving quickly through the prosecution’s roughly two dozen witnesses.
The trial of Jerry Sandusky has shed light on child sexual abuse. Former Pitt Panther and NFL football player Al Chesley says he can identify with the alleged victims.
There is another hearing in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case slated for Thursday. The defense and prosecution will square off at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte about evidence, witnesses and whether some of the charges should be tossed.
A judge in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case ruled that the defense’s request for more information about when and where the alleged crimes took place, would not add any detail to the case.
A hearing was held Monday morning in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case. Prosecutors and Sandusky’s lawyers met before a judge to discuss which, and how much information the defense can have before the trial gets underway.
A judge has ruled on bail modifications for the man at the center of a child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University. On Monday, the judge granted certain bail modifications for Jerry Sandusky under certain conditions.
The latest court proceedings in the child sexual abuse case that rocked the Penn State community late last year ended this morning without a ruling. The man at the center of the scandal, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, addressed the media outside of the courthouse following the hearing.