Jerry Sandusky News

Penn State Ex-President Heads to Trial in Sandusky Scandal

Penn State’s former president faces trial Monday on charges that children were put at risk by how he responded to complaints about Jerry Sandusky more than 15 years ago, and two of his former top lieutenants who just pleaded guilty …

Two Ex-Penn State Officials Plead Guilty in Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Two former Penn State administrators accused of covering up child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty to reduced charges Monday, more than five years after the scandal rocked the university and led to the downfall of football coach …

Penn State Abuse Scandal Costs Approach a Quarter-Billion

Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky scandal are approaching a quarter-billion dollars and growing, five years after the former assistant football coach’s arrest on child molestation charges. The scandal’s overall cost to the school has reached at least …

Judge Adds $5M to McQueary’s $7M Verdict Against Penn State

A former Penn State assistant football coach’s treatment by the school after Jerry Sandusky was arrested entitles him to more than $12 million, a judge said Wednesday in a ruling that substantially increased last month’s jury award. Judge Thomas Gavin …

Man Claiming to be Victim Testifies in Penn State Sandusky Case

A man who claims he was the young sexual-assault victim seen with former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky in a campus shower 15 years ago, a central episode in the molestation scandal that rocked the university, testified in …

Testimony to Begin in Lawsuit Related to Penn State Molestation Scandal

Testimony is to begin on Monday in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former Penn State assistant football coach who says the university fired him after learning he was a witness against Jerry Sandusky, the former coach later convicted of …

Penn State and Insurer Settle Fight Over Payments to Sandusky Sex Abuse Victims

Penn State has settled a court fight with its insurer over payments to victims of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a case that revealed new allegations about how early late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno knew of …

Penn State’s Sandusky Blames Lawyer’s Advice for Child Abuse Conviction

Jerry Sandusky forcefully asserted his innocence and described his own sexual history last Friday during an hour of testimony as he seeks to have his child sexual abuse conviction overturned or be granted a new trial. The former Penn State …

Philadelphia Judge to Release Sandusky Settlement Records

A Philadelphia judge has ordered the public release of sealed documents from a lawsuit that could reveal details about a claim that a boy told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him. Judge …

Media Groups Ask Judge for Access to Sandusky Insurance Case Records

Several media organizations want a judge to make public sealed court records in a dispute between Penn State and an insurance company over settlement payments to people who said former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky abused them as …