By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday that he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a judge on Thursday to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial, claiming his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare and the statute of limitations for some charges had expired.
Ten days before Joe Paterno died of lung cancer in January, Penn State's Hall of Fame football coach who preached "success with honor" told a federal grand jury that he knew nothing about inappropriate contact between Jerry Sandusky and boys other than a 2001 incident in a locker room shower.
Friends and ex-colleagues of Jerry Sandusky testified Monday on behalf of the former Penn State assistant football coach as his defense sought to counter prosecution witnesses' claims that he sexually abused boys in the shower on Penn State's campus.
Friends and ex-colleagues of Jerry Sandusky testified Monday on behalf of the former Penn State assistant football coach as his defense sought to counter claims of prosecution witnesses that he sexually abused boys in the shower on Penn State's campus.
A graduate student waited a day after allegedly seeing a child being sexually assaulted on Penn State's campus before telling his supervisor, football coach Joe Paterno.
The NCAA will examine whether Penn State broke any rules with its handling of a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus and cost the school's former president and coach Joe Paterno their jobs.
They call this isolated dip in central Pennsylvania's mountains Happy Valley, where withered fields of corn stalks inch toward Penn State's campus, cloaked in brick and the bright red and yellow leaves of autumn.
The most tumultuous week Penn State has ever endured is drawing to a close.
The Penn State board that fired football coach Joe Paterno and President Graham Spanier (SPAHN'-yur) is meeting amid a shake-up caused by a child sex abuse case against a former team assistant.