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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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Former Doctor Pleads Guilty To Molesting 2 Students

A former western Pennsylvania doctor already serving six to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a teen boy from 1989 to 1995 while working as a Boy Scout leader has now pleaded guilty to molesting two students at a reform school where he was a consulting physician.

04/23/2013

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3 Charged In Fayette County Sexual Abuse Case

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.

03/19/2013

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Friar Accused In Abuse Cases Found Dead At Pa. Monastery

Police say a Franciscan friar accused of sexual abusing students at schools in two states killed himself at a western Pennsylvania monastery.

01/26/2013

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Lawyer: Sandusky Regrets Not Testifying

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/06/2012

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Sandusky Victim Sues Penn State

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.

93-7 The Fan–08/27/2012

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Hearing Held For 2 Former PSU Officials

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.

08/16/2012

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network Information

There has been a dramatic increase in sex abuse reporting since the Jerry Sandusky scandal made national headlines.

07/31/2012

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Former NFL Player Discusses Impact Of Sexual Abuse

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.

06/13/2012

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Lawsuit Filed In Pittsburgh Against Former Syracuse Assistant Coach

A lawsuit was filed today in Pittsburgh over sexual abuse allegations surrounding a former, long-time assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University.

12/08/2011

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2 PSU Administrators Step Down, Face Arraignment

Two high-ranking Penn State University administrators have stepped down and are headed to court.

11/07/2011

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Retired Coach Banned From PSU Campus

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.

11/07/2011

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Paterno Issues Statement On Sexual Abuse Case

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.

11/06/2011

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