The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says a clergyman awaiting trial on charges he molested four students 30 years ago at a school in Australia is the subject of a “credible” allegation of abuse from when he taught at the city’s North Catholic High School.
A Pennsylvania judge is granting former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s request to put on hold his defamation civil lawsuit against former FBI director Louis Freeh and Freeh’s law firm.
A man already facing trial in the alleged sexual abuse of three boys has been ordered to stand trial in yet another case, based on testimony of the alleged victim’s older brother at a preliminary hearing in City Court.
A former Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday afternoon.
Jerry Sandusky’s challenge to his child molestation conviction goes before a state appeals court on Tuesday, as the former Penn State assistant football coach seeks to overturn a sentence that could keep him behind bars for life.
Police have arrested a man accused in the repeated molestation of an 8-year-old girl.
Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky are starting to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more settlement announcements in the coming days.
A young man who testified he was fondled by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has reached a settlement that gives him some peace of mind while putting the university in a better position to recover the money through a third party, the man’s attorney says.
Three former Penn State administrators have been ordered to stand trial in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
The jury has reached a verdict in the case of former Pittsburgh School Police officer Robert Lellock.
Penn State’s former president and two ex-administrators are in court on charges accusing them of failing to tell police about a sexual abuse allegation involving Jerry Sandusky and then trying to cover it up.
Former Pittsburgh School police officer Robert Lellock took the stand in his own defense this morning and denied he ever molested any teenage boys either in a closet or in his police cruiser.
A second man who claims he was molested by former Pittsburgh School Police officer Robert Lellock took the stand Wednesday morning.
Testimony has begun in the sexual abuse trial of former Pittsburgh School Police officer Robert Lellock.
The state’s highest court turned down appeals Friday by two of the three former Penn State administrators facing criminal charges alleging they covered up child abuse complaints against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.