Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Univ. Of Illinois Gives Penn State Settlement Money To 4 Charities

The University of Illinois has received its part of a settlement from the fallout from the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, and is passing on the money to four agencies that help families deal with the trauma of child abuse.


Joe Paterno

Penn State Alum: Scandal Shouldn’t Define Paterno

A member of Penn State’s alumni board of directors living in Chicago said the sex abuse scandal that cost Joe Paterno his job as coach shouldn’t obliterate his otherwise exceptional career.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2012

Former assistant coach Bernie Fine of the Syracuse Orange looks on from the sidelines during their game. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Syracuse Puts Fine On Leave Amid Child Sex Abuse Allegations

Just two weeks after Penn State was rocked by a child sex-abuse scandal, Syracuse Chancellor Nancy Cantor says the school will not turn a blind eye to child molesting allegations against longtime assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.

670 The Score–11/18/2011

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Penn State To Appoint Special Committee To Investigate Sandusky Scandal

Penn State University announced late Tuesday that it will appoint a special committee to investigate allegations surrounding former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and his sex abuse scandal.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011