Seven men, including Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son and a Sandusky victim key to longtime coach Joe Paterno’s firing, have finalized deals with Penn State over claims of abuse by the school’s former assistant football coach, their lawyer says.
Former Penn State coach Mike McQueary says the university retaliated against him for testimony linked to the Jerry Sandusky investigation, and now he is suing. But Penn State is trying to delay that suit. Both sides were in court Friday.
Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday morning after being found guilty on 45 of 48 charges in a child sexual assault case earlier this year.
People started gathering at the courthouse early Tuesday morning, hoping to get a seat for today’s sentencing. However, many were upset with what Jerry Sandusky had to say in court.
A day before Jerry Sandusky is being sentenced on 45 sex abuse charges, a three-minute recorded statement by Sandusky was aired on Penn State’s student-run radio station.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A former Penn State graduate assistant who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at his sex abuse trial sued the university on Tuesday for what he calls defamation and misrepresentation.
Mike McQueary, the former assistant football coach who claims he witnessed Sandusky raping a boy in the showers of the Lasch Football Building on campus, has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against Penn State.
A man has come forward claiming to be Victim No. 2 in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Mike McQueary testified that he witnessed that boy being sexually assaulted in the locker room showers by 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.