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.
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.
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.