STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Veteran Penn State football coach Joe Paterno began talks that resulted in a sweetened retirement contract in the same month that he testified before a grand jury in the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case, and all members of the board of trustees weren’t informed of the new package before the scandal engulfed the university, according to a published report.
One day after the release of the more than 200 page Freeh report, the Penn State community is still trying to digest its findings.
People across the country are reacting following Thursday morning’s release of the Freeh Report, an independent investigation into how Penn State officials handled the child sexual abuse case involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh is out today with a report on how Penn State officials handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case. In the lengthy report, Freeh singled out the men at the top of the university, saying they covered up the alleged actions with a “callous and shocking” disregard for the child victims.
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.