Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Scandal

Jerry Sandusky's attorney Joe Amendola. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sandusky’s Lawyer Wants Sex-Abuse Trial Postponed

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer on Wednesday asked for a delay in the former Penn State assistant football coach’s child sex-abuse trial, saying he needed more time to prepare and that he was still waiting for disclosure of prosecution material.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2012

Mike McQueary in 2005. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

McQueary’s Story Changes Again: Penn State Prosecutors Change Key Allegation Date

Mike McQueary’s story is changing again and it could help Tim Curley and Gary Schultz fight off allegations that they failed to properly report suspected child abuse.


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Sara Ganim, Patriot-News Win Pulitzer Prize For Sandusky Coverage

Reporter Sara Ganim and members of The Patriot-News of Harrisburg staff won a Pulitzer Prize for local reporting Monday for its coverage of a child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State University.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

Joe Paterno

Paterno Lawyer: PSU Trustees Rushed To Judgment

The lawyer for the late Joe Paterno says his family was surprised and saddened by a report by Penn State trustees that cited a “failure of leadership” for the longtime football coach’s ouster.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Jerry Sandusky sits in a car after a court hearing. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Penn State, Sandusky Now Being Investigated By Feds

Penn State has received a federal subpoena related to a former assistant football coach accused of molesting boys and is cooperating with the request, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Jerry Sandusky sits in a car after a court hearing. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Sandusky Can See Grandkids, Have Local Jury

The judge overseeing the child sex abuse case of Jerry Sandusky says the former Penn State assistant coach can see most of his grandchildren while he awaits trial.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sandusky Takes Stand Over Request For Local Jury

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s request for greater freedom of movement — and for visits from his young grandchildren — while he awaits trial on child sex-abuse charges was taken under advisement by a judge Friday, but prosecutors countered that Sandusky’s home isn’t a safe place for children.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sandusky To Learn Names Of 10 Alleged Victims

Pennsylvania prosecutors say they’ll tell Jerry Sandusky the names of the 10 young men identified as victims of sex abuse allegedly at his hands by the end of the week.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Harris: Paterno Support Reveals Larger Issue In College Football

Joe Paterno’s drawn out funeral services this past week opened my eyes to the blind and ignorant support fans have for their college football programs across America.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Mourners wait in a long line before paying respect to former Penn State Football coach Joe Paterno. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Second Day Of Mourning For Paterno To End With Burial

The second day of a three-day period of public mourning for Joe Paterno will culminate with the funeral and burial for the Hall of Fame football coach who became the face of Penn State University.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Joe Paterno in 1999. (Jonathan Daniel/Allsport)

Paterno Funeral Scheduled For Wednesday

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno will be buried Wednesday, and his family has scheduled three days of public memorial events this week.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Paterno Gone Too Soon

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno died too early.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

John Surma announces that Penn State president Graham Spanier and football head coach Joe Paterno have been fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

PSU Trustees Ousted Paterno Over Lack Of Action

Joe Paterno was ousted as Penn State’s football coach in part because he didn’t meet a moral obligation to do more to alert authorities about a child sex abuse allegation against a retired assistant coach.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Joe Paterno in 1998. (Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Explanation From PSU Board On Paterno’s Firing

For the first time since the firing of Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno, the Penn State Board of Trustees spoke.

670 The Score–01/19/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Hoge: Joe Paterno Was Never Fired

Paterno is still getting paid. Penn State is still honoring his contract. And yes, they plan on sending him off into the sunset just like they would any other employee who retired after years of service to the university.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Penn State President: ‘We Certainly Want To Honor’ Paterno

After one questioner called the treatment of Paterno “unconscionable” on Wednesday, Erickson responded by saying that “We will certainly want to honor Joe as the future unfolds.”

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

Bill O'Brien. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Penn State Set To Hire Pats’ O’Brien As Head Coach

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien has agreed to become Penn State’s first new head football coach in nearly a half-century.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

Penn St. Memos Show Funding Fears, Secrecy Effort

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670 The Score–01/04/2012

Joe Paterno in 1998. (Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Bernstein Shreds The Penn State Letter

A letter from 382 former Penn State football players was released Wednesday showing support for Joe Paterno. Below is that letter in its entirety, with my comments in italics:

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

READ: Penn State Letter From Players In Support Of Joe Paterno

Below is a letter signed by 382 former Penn State players showing support for former head coach Joe Paterno who turned 85 years old Wednesday:

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011