CNN reports that an independent investigation probing how the university handled the Sandusky allegations is looking deeper into the scope of Paterno’s power, specifically a series of emails by the former head of student affairs Vicky Triponey who said Paterno thwarted her attempts to discipline football players.
Former Penn State administrators Tim Curley and Gary Schultz will stand trial on perjury charges; they are accused of lying to a grand jury investigating former football coach Jerry Sandusky. But will those charges hold up at trial? The government’s case revolves around the testimony of assistant football coach Mike McQueary and his accounts were taken to task Friday in court.
People who lost medical coverage when the state ended the Adult Basic program are fighting back.