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Day: June 5, 2012

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Sandusky Jury is Well on its Way to Being Seated, and it Will Include Penn State Students and Fans

Penn State football isn't on trial here. Penn State University isn't either. However, the school's popular battle cry – "We Are, Penn State" – tells of a team, a university and a community that is tied tighter than most. This is Centre County. There's no escaping the Nittany Lions and all that may entail, whether a juror is wearing the school colors or not.

Jerry Sandusky Allegedly Sent Love Letters To Victims

The pre-trial proceedings in the Jerry Sandusky case haven't yet come to a close, with jury selection set to wrap up tomorrow, but the first major piece of evidence that will come from the prosecution on Monday has leaked. ABC News reported early this evening that Sandusky allegedly sent "creepy" love letters to his victims. Letters sent to Victim 4 will be read into testimony when the trial gets underway on Monday.

Nine Jurors Selected Today In Sandusky Case

Nine of sixteen jurors (need twelve, plus four alternates) were selected today at the Centre County Courthouse. Here is some background information on the known jurors for the Jerry Sandusky trial:

Bill O’Brien Releases Football Depth Chart

A busy few days in the world of Penn State Football became even busier earlier today as Bill O'Brien released his first depth chart. Find out all of the details after the jump.

Jury Won’t Be Sequestered; Sue and Jay Paterno Listed as Possible Witnesses

Jury selection in the child sexual abuse case of Jerry Sandusky began this morning in the small Victorian town of Bellefonte. 220 prospective jurors descended on the Centre County Courthouse around 8:30 am.

Penn State Releases Statement as Sandusky Trial Begins

While jury selection began in Bellefonte this morning, Penn State issued a statement explaing that it will not comment on specific details in the Jerry Sandusky trial.

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