Penn State Scandal
Jerry Sandusky was either a “predatory pedophile” who lured young boys to Penn State with gifts and access to big-time football, or a victim of now-grown men who lied to get a payout, attorneys argued Thursday.
A psychologist who looked into a 1998 allegation against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky told police at the time that his behavior fit the profile of a likely pedophile.
Former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno spoke publicly for the first time since his firing to the Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post.
Connecticut does not require college coaches to report suspected child abuse, but the scandal at Penn State has some state officials pushing to mandate they notify authorities.
The Second Mile Charity is laying off employees after losing financial support following the revelations surrounding Jerry Sandusky.
A lawyer defending one of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged victims believes that six or more men will testify against Sandusky in a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.
Paterno’s long service at the university theoretically puts him in position for a pension of more than $500,000 a year, according to an Associated Press analysis of state public pension records.
Mike McQueary’s comments, in an email made available to The Associated Press on Tuesday, appeared to add more confusion to a scandal that has enveloped the university and resulted in the firing of head coach Joe Paterno.
CBS 2 has learned assistant coach Mike McQueary, the former graduate assistant at the center of the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, will not be coaching the Nittany Lions on Saturday against visiting Nebraska.
Kim Jones joined Mike Francesa on Thursday to discuss a number of Penn State issues following the firing of Joe Paterno and Graham Spanier.
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