The Second Mile
The young man whose claims of abuse began the criminal investigation that put Jerry Sandusky in prison said he contemplated suicide because authorities took so long to prosecute the former Penn State assistant football coach.
“The real (Paterno) was tough, and he wasn’t particularly nice all the time,” Posnanski said. “His players hated him when they played for him, but so many admired him and believed that he changed their lives.”
Jurors in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial listened again to testimony from a key prosecution witness Friday as they began their second day of deliberations in the former Penn State assistant football coach’s high-profile case.
Joe Amendola says he didn’t mean to refer to a gay sex phone line when he said anyone who believes university officials thought his client raped a 10-year-old boy and did little about it should call 1-800-REALITY.
Sandusky told reporters as he left the courthouse that he would “stay the course, fight for four quarters.”
Dottie Sandusky almost certainly is facing lawsuits that lawyers say are likely to bankrupt her if she doesn’t seek a divorce.
Sandusky secured his release using $200,000 in real estate holdings and a $50,000 certified check provided by his wife, according to online court records.
Jerry Sandusky was arrested and jailed after he was removed from his home in handcuffs earlier on Wednesday. He was unable to pay $250,000 in bail and will have to submit to electronic monitoring once he posts bail.
Hours after a man contended in a lawsuit that Jerry Sandusky sexually abused him more than 100 times, Penn State leaders pledged to raise ethics “to a new level” on a campus.
The man who filed the first sex-abuse lawsuit against Sandusky says he feels tormented after learning others were allegedly abused after him.
The Second Mile’s recommendation that donations be made to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape was posted on its website Monday.
Freeh said his team “will be looking periods back to and including 1975,” but added they are “not conducting a criminal investigation.”
Jerry Sandusky is taking on the biggest defense of his life — defending his name. Charged with 40 counts of sexually abusing eight boys, the former Penn State assistant coach said in a telephone interview: “I say that I am innocent of those charges.”