Attorney General Linda Kelly’s statement regarding the Freeh Report on Penn State.
Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno and other senior officials “concealed critical facts” about Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted on child sexual abuse charges last month, because they were worried about bad publicity, according to an internal investigation into the scandal.
The highly-anticipated report from former FBI Director Louis Freeh has been released. The report is an independent investigation into Penn State’s handling of child sexual abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
The report on the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal from former FBI Director Louis Freeh will be released Thursday morning.
The internal investigation into Penn State’s handling of reports that Jerry Sandusky was molesting children will be released Thursday morning. Former FBI director Louis Freeh has been looking into whether Joe Paterno and other school officials helped cover up accusations against Sandusky.
An email reported by CNN may inflict serious damage on Joe Paterno’s legacy, indicating that contrary to the late coach’s grand jury testimony, he moved to protect Jerry Sandusky rather than report him.
Joe Paterno’s family is calling on investigators to release all e-mails and documents related to the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Through attorney Wick Sollers, the family says leaking of selected e-mails intended to “smear” Penn State officials, including Paterno.
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Emails show Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier agreed not to take allegations of sex abuse against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to authorities but worried university officials would be “vulnerable” for failing to report it, a news organization has reported.
Just days after the verdict, a juror from the Jerry Sandusky trial is speaking out about the trial and Gov. Tom Corbett is also talking about the case.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was led away in handcuffs late Friday night after jurors convicted him on 45 of 48 child sex abuse counts.
Penn State University wants to “privately, expeditiously and fairly” compensate and address the concerns of victims abused by Jerry Sandusky, and it plans to reach out to their lawyers soon with more information, the school said in a statement Friday.
A Centre County jury delivered a guilty verdict on 45 of 48 counts against Jerry Sandusky in a child sex abuse trial Friday night.
The jury has found Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts. His bond has been revoked and he was led away in handcuffs from the courthouse. In the case of unknown Victim 2, the victim identified by Mike McQueary, Sandusky was found not guilty of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, but guilty of indecent assault, unlawful contact with minors and endangering the welfare of a child with regard to victim.
Jerry Sandusky’s fate is now in the hands of a Centre County jury. The former Penn State assistant football coach is charged with 48 counts of child sex abuse.
After about seven hours of deliberation, the jury in the child sexual abuse trial of Jerry Sandusky has retired for the night.