Linda L. Kelly

Latest Linda L. Kelly Items
  • Official: Paterno didn't do enough to stop abuse

    Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.


  • Penn State sex scandal engulfing revered Paterno

    Time and again, questions about an alleged cover-up of a sex abuse scandal at Penn State circled back to one name: Joe Paterno.


  • Former Penn State football defensive coordinator Gerald "Jerry" Sandusky (center) is placed in a police car in Bellefonte, Pa., to be taken to the office of a Centre County Magisterial District judge on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Commonwealth Media Services)

    Penn State officials surrender in sex-abuse case

    Two Penn State officials surrendered Monday on charges that they failed to report suspected child-sexual abuse by a former coach and committed perjury in their related grand jury testimony.


  • Curley, Schultz step down amid Penn State scandal

    Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and school administrator Gary Schultz have stepped down amid allegations of an explosive child-sex abuse scandal and cover-up in Happy Valley.


  • 2 top officials step down amid Penn State scandal

    Two top Penn State officials charged with covering up allegations of an explosive child-sex abuse scandal stepped down late Sunday after an emergency meeting of the university's Board of Trustees.


  • 2 top officials step down amid Penn St sex scandal

    Two top Penn State officials charged with covering up allegations of an explosive child-sex abuse scandal related to former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky stepped down late Sunday after an emergency meeting of the university's Board of Trustees.


  • Child sex charges, possible cover-up rock Penn St

    An explosive sex abuse scandal and possible cover-up rocked Happy Valley after former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, once considered Joe Paterno's heir apparent, was charged with sexually assaulting eight boys over a 15-year period. Among the allegations was that a graduate assistant saw Sandusky assault a boy in the shower at the Nittany Lions' practice center in 2002.


  • Penn St ex-coach, others charged in child sex case

    An explosive sex abuse scandal and possible cover-up rocked "Happy Valley" on Saturday when former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, once considered Joe Paterno's heir apparent, was charged with sexually assaulting eight boys over a 15-year period. Among the allegations was a 2002 incident in which a graduate assistant for the team said he saw Sandusky assault a boy in the shower at the Nittany Lions' practice center.


  • Penn State board meets amid news of sex charges

    An emergency meeting of the Penn State Board of Trustees was held late Sunday in the wake of an announcement that criminal charges had been filed against former defense coordinator Jerry Sandusky, who's accused of sexually assaulting eight boys over 15 years, and two top university officials.


Happening Now