State police in Fayette County say they have charged three people in the alleged sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl over several years.
Police say a Franciscan friar accused of sexual abusing students at schools in two states killed himself at a western Pennsylvania monastery.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky regrets not taking the stand at his child sex abuse trial and likely will be sentenced next month, his defense lawyer said Wednesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The young man whose 2009 allegations of sexual abuse led to the Penn State scandal and criminal convictions of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is asking a court to find the university also at fault.
Attorneys for former Penn State University officials Tim Curley and Gary Schultz were in court Thursday morning to argue that perjury charges against their clients should be dismissed.
There has been a dramatic increase in sex abuse reporting since the Jerry Sandusky scandal made national headlines.
The trial of Jerry Sandusky has shed light on child sexual abuse. Former Pitt Panther and NFL football player Al Chesley says he can identify with the alleged victims.
A lawsuit was filed today in Pittsburgh over sexual abuse allegations surrounding a former, long-time assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University.
Two high-ranking Penn State University administrators have stepped down and are headed to court.
A Penn State spokeswoman said Sunday that former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been barred from the university’s campus after he was charged this weekend with 40 counts of child sexual abuse.
In the wake of the arrest of his former defensive coordinator on charges of sexual abuse this weekend, Penn State head coach Joe Paterno released a statement late Sunday afternoon.
Former Penn State Nittany Lions defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky – once thought to be the man likely to succeed Joe Paterno as head coach of the football team – is free on $100,000 bail after being charged in connection with the sexual abuse of eight boys, one age 10.
The investigation into claims of abuse at SCI Pittsburgh is ramping up after the Tuesday arrest of Harry Nicoletti, a correctional officer at the prison.
Just one day after a local prison guard was charged with allegedly targeting and sexually assaulting convicted sex offenders, new allegations are coming to light.
A guard at the State Correction Institute in Pittsburgh is facing a long list of charges following alleged abuse of inmates.