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Clergyman Charged In Australia Faces “Credible” Allegations From Time At North Catholic HS

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.

04/03/2014

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Former Penn St. President Wins Lawsuit Delay

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.

02/26/2014

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Knoxville Man Facing Trial In Another Sex Abuse Case

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.

01/17/2014

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Ex-School Cop Sentenced In Sex Abuse Case

A former Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday afternoon.

10/22/2013

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Sandusky’s Bid For New Trial Going To Court

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.

09/14/2013

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Police Arrest Saxonburg Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing 8-Year-Old

Police have arrested a man accused in the repeated molestation of an 8-year-old girl.

09/06/2013

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More Settlements Expected In Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

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.

08/20/2013

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1st Settlement Reached In Penn State-Sandusky Scandal

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.

08/18/2013

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Penn State Ex-Officials To Stand Trial

Three former Penn State administrators have been ordered to stand trial in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

07/30/2013

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Ex-School Cop Found Guilty In Sex Abuse Case

The jury has reached a verdict in the case of former Pittsburgh School Police officer Robert Lellock.

07/29/2013

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3 Ex-Penn State Officials In Court For Hearing

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.

07/29/2013

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Ex-School Cop Takes Stand In Sex Abuse Case

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.

07/25/2013

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Alleged Victim Takes Stand In Ex-School Cop Sex Abuse Case

A second man who claims he was molested by former Pittsburgh School Police officer Robert Lellock took the stand Wednesday morning.

07/24/2013

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Trial Begins For Ex-School Cop Accused Of Sex Abuse

Testimony has begun in the sexual abuse trial of former Pittsburgh School Police officer Robert Lellock.

07/23/2013

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Court Rejects Appeal By 2 In PSU Abuse Case

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.

06/07/2013

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