Rendell was Pennsylvania’s 45th governor from 2003-2011 and chair of the Democratic National Committee from 1999-2001.
Four years after the suit was first filed, specially presiding Judge Thomas Gavin told a Centre County jury Tuesday morning that he expects closing arguments on Thursday morning with deliberations to follow.
“I thought it was the best way to keep Mike safe and minimize any chance for a disturbance otherwise,” Erickson said.
Former Penn State football assistant coach Mike McQueary took the stand Friday to testify in his whistle-blower and defamation lawsuit against the university.
Spanier testified for the first time in open court about what he knew or didn’t know about allegations against Jerry Sandusky in 1998 and 2001, and about the statement he issued in support of two former administrators charged in an alleged concealment of Sandusky’s child sexual abuse.
Testifying on the third day of trial in McQueary’s lawsuit against Penn State, investigator Anthony Sassano described McQueary as a crucial figure leading to the arrest of Sandusky in 2011 on child sexual abuse charges.
The Mike McQueary v. Penn State trial continued Tuesday with testimony from former Penn State general counsel Cynthia Baldwin, former vice president for university relations Bill Mahon, and former assistant athletic director Mark Sherburne.
Penn State and Pinnacle signed a letter of intent in 2014 to form a single health enterprise under the banner of a new organization called Penn State Health.
Christopher G. Lee, a former Harris Township Supervisor, was found guilty in March in U.S. Middle District Court on charges of receiving, possessing, and producing child pornography, as well as obstruction of justice.
A 21-year-old man is facing charges after police say he was seen masturbating in a vehicle on the Penn State campus.
The court battle has ended between Penn State and its insurer over who was responsible for more than $90 million in settlements for claims of child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky.
The Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning voted to recommend a 2017-18 state appropriation request of $350.5 million, including a $25.3 million increase for its general appropriation line, which directly impacts tuition.
Penn State Professor Ronald Bettig might have been alive and unable to move for up to two days after he was allegedly pushed from a ledge nearly 80 feet above a Potter Township quarry.
Target is planning to open its “flexible-format” store on Oct. 5 with a grand opening planned for Sunday, Oct. 9. H&M is scheduled to open in the Fraser Centre on Oct. 6.
There’s a new locker room in the Lasch Building, and Penn State football players are pretty excited about it.
When Penn State’s Board of Trustees meets Thursday and Friday at the university’s Wilkes-Barre campus, it will elect a new chair and vice chair of the board — a vote which already has a near certain outcome but is expected to be a subject of much debate among some trustees.
The Task Force on Policing and Communities of Color, commissioned by Penn State and the Borough of State College in August 2015, issued five core recommendations to improve relations between law enforcement and the community.
One of the nation’s best Independence Day celebrations is back again this year, right here in State College and on the Penn State campus.
The university announced last month that an unexpected uptick in acceptances close to the May 1 deadline resulted in the larger-than-expected class, about 1000 more than enrolled in the 2015 freshman class and 500 more than in 2014.
Penn State women’s gymnastics associate head coach Rachelle Thompson stepped down from her spot after allegations of abuse surfaced involving her and head coach Jeff Thompson.
Solicitor General Bruce Castor told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he has asked an investigator to report “what an investigation into the Second Mile might look like.”