On November 5, 2011, a 23-page Grand Jury report rocked Penn State to its foundation. As a result of Jerry Sandusky being convicted on 45 of 48 counts sexual abuse against 10 minors and subsequent fallout and alleged coverup by several key school administrators and legendary coach Joe Paterno, these events will forever be a dark stain in the history of our university.
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The 41-year-old adopted son of Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty to 14 counts of child sexual abuse against two minors one week before his trial was scheduled for.
Berks County Senior Judge John A. Boccabella denied the motion of former Penn State President Graham Spanier for an acquittal or a new trial, and also granted work release to both former athletic director Tim Curley and former vice president Gary Schultz.
“The NCAA’s implication that the litigation was ceased out of a fear of discovery being revealed is absurd on its face. At every stage of this litigation we have sought to make a complete record available. As recently as three weeks ago, the NCAA successfully kept the evidence in this matter under seal.”
“Our goal has always been to uncover and make transparent the full truth. We have done all we can in this litigation to achieve that end and the furtherance of it beyond this point will not yield anything new, which is why I have decided to end my litigation with the NCAA,” Paterno said in the statement.
Ganim is a former Harrisburg Patriot-News reporter who in 2011 was the first to report on a grand jury’s investigation of former Penn State football assistant and The Second Mile charity founder Jerry Sandusky for allegations of child sexual abuse.
Here’s what you should know about this weekend’s Board of Trustees meeting about Greek life reform and the sentencing of former administrators Graham Spanier, TIm Curley, and Gary Schultz related to the Sandusky scandal.
In March, a jury found Graham Spanier guilty on one count of child endangerment, and not guilty on two counts of conspiracy charges related to the Sandusky scandal.
Penn State Trustee Al Lord released a statement apologizing for any pain his previous comment may have caused the “actual victims” of Jerry Sandusky.
Lord’s comments were made in an email sent to The Chronicle of Higher Education on Saturday.
After speculation regarding the validity of a statement from Louis Freeh, the Centre Daily Times verified the statement that calls…
After two days of deliberation, a jury found Graham Spanier guilty on one count of child endangerment, and not guilty on two counts of conspiracy charges related to the Sandusky scandal.
According to Penn Live, Curley claimed that Spanier was copied on an email chain that traced the course of the investigation of the May 1998 child-sex allegation against Jerry Sandusky. However, the former athletic director said he never spoke to Spanier during the investigation.
Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and former senior vice president Gary Schultz will testify against Graham Spanier. Both men pled guilty to misdemeanor child endangerment charges last week.
Penn State issued a statement on the guilty pleas entered Monday by former athletic director Tim Curley and senior vice president Gary Schultz.
Tim Curley and Gary Schultz pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges. They could testify against former Penn State President Graham Spanier, who is still scheduled to begin trial next week.
PA Governor Tom Wolf was just spotted on the floor of the Bryce Jordan Center!
Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Jeffrey was arrested Monday on child sexual assault and pornography charges.
Penn State has asked for a retrial on Mike McQueary’s defamation and misrepresentation case, claiming Judge Thomas Gavin showed bias toward McQueary throughout the trial.
Former Penn State administrators Tim Curley, Gary Schultz, and Graham Spaniers’ failure to report child abuse charges were dropped today.