Child Sex Abuse
A Pennsylvania commission is now taking applications for grants from the $48 million paid into the state treasury by Penn State over the university’s handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Jay Paterno, son of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told The Associated Press on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania.
A man who used to live in Mercer County is facing more than 600 sex-related charges.
The child sex abuse scandal that has rocked Penn State will be the focus of a special series of meetings that begin today in Pittsburgh.
Two former Penn State administrators will stand trial on perjury charges for allegedly lying to a grand jury to cover up a child sex abuse scandal involving former Nittany Lions defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
Indicted former football coach Jerry Sandusky declined to face his alleged victims in court on Tuesday. However, that didn’t stop his attorney from challenging their credibility outside the courtroom by saying they may be engaged in collusion.
Moments after Jerry Sandusky waived his hearing this morning in Centre County, there was reaction from just about everyone including the attorneys for the alleged victims.
A preliminary hearing that was expected to last all day and include testimony from the alleged victims in the child sexual abuse case against Jerry Sandusky instead only lasted minutes.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined by Al Lindsay, attorney at Lindsay Law Firm and a former state and federal prosecutor, on Tuesday afternoon.
Jerry Sandusky, the retired defensive coordinator for Penn State’s football team, has waived his preliminary hearing today at a court in Centre County. The proceedings were set to get underway at 8:30 a.m. The hearing was set to come more than a month after officials filed dozens of child sexual abuse charges against Sandusky.
The other person at the center of the Penn State investigation is football coach Mike McQueary who allegedly saw Jerry Sandusky raping a boy in a locker room shower.
More than a month after officials filed dozens of child sex abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State defensive coordinator will get his day in court tomorrow.
Media from all over the country converged on the Penn State campus this morning in hopes of hearing what legendary coach Joe Paterno might say about the child sex abuse allegations that have rocked the university; but the school canceled his news conference shortly before it was supposed to begin.