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Jerry Sandusky Gets His Pension Restored

In an unanimous vote, a Pennsylvania court has decided to give convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky his pension back. The court ruled that Sandusky was not, in fact, a Penn State employee when he committed the crimes for which he is now imprisoned. From CBS News: A Commonwealth Court panel ruled unanimously Friday that the State Employees’ Retirement Board wrongly …

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Jerry Sandusky Accidentally Invited Back to Penn State Campus

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is serving 30 to 60 years at a supermax prison for molesting little boys in the showers. The scandal surrounding his charges and conviction caused a stink in Pennsylvania that besmirched the entire University, as well as the memory of his boss, Coach Joe Paterno. But now it seems that Penn State wants …

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Jerry Sandusky: Prosecutors And Police Accused Of Causing Delays In Case

On Monday, a report containing details on Jerry Sandusky’s case was released. Based on the report, the prosecutors and police are at fault for the delays in pressing charges. The report also stated that there was no evidence of political interference. Sandusky is a retired football coach from Pennsylvania State University. In 2008, an investigation was conducted because of sexual …

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Jerry Sandusky Fights to Receive State Pension

After being found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse pertaining to the Penn State scandal and being sentenced to at least 30 years in prison, former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is fighting to have his state pension reinstated. Pennsylvania’s State Employees Retirement System (SERS) says that Sandusky forfeited his pension of $59,000 per year because of the nature of …

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Jerry Sandusky is Innocent, Says Wife

Dottie Sandusky married her husband for better or for worse, and it’s clear she takes those vows seriously. Dottie Sandusky, the wife of convicted sexual child abuser and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, spoke about her husband to Matt Lauer on the Today show this morning. She defended her husband of 37 years, who was convicted of …

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Penn State Coach Likely to be Vandy’s James Franklin

Now that the college football season is officially over until the fall, it is time to start the roller-coaster that is the coaching rumor mill. The NFL has already seen its fair share of firings and hirings, and now it is time for the NCAA to do the same. While progress in the college coaching sphere has been slower (most …

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Paterno Family Lawsuit Wants to Void Consent Decree

On Tuesday, Senior Judge John B. Leete listened to arguments for 3 hours concerning the Jerry Sandusky scandal that occurred at Penn State and the ensuing fallout. In June of last year, Jerry Sandusky was found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse against young boys. Not only was Sandusky punished with 30-60 years in prison, but Penn State University …

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Penn State to Pay $59.7 Million in Abuse Settlement

Nearly two years after news of the Penn State child molestation scandal broke, the university has agreed to pay a settlement of almost $60 million to 26 victims that were sexually assaulted by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Thirty two men claimed to have been sexually abused by Sandusky, but Penn State dismissed six of the claims, saying they …

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Jerry Sandusky Victims Reach Settlement Agreement

Jerry Sandusky, who is serving 30-60 years in prison for sexually abusing several boys at Penn State University while he was employed there, is back in the news this week after the school reportedly reached settlements with 26 of his victims. The figure is around $59 million, though it hasn’t been disclosed how that amount will be divided up. The …

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Jerry Sandusky Scandal Resurfacing With Another Trial

Jerry Sandusky was a major focus of the news last summer when he was accused–and then convicted–of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. The story was heartbreaking, horrifying, and brought ruin to the lives of many…and to the reputations of men who had been a part of the Penn State legacy for decades. Now, a little over a year later, …

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Jerry Sandusky’s Son Files For a Name Change

Very few things will tarnish a name more than an sex offender conviction, especially when the crime is molesting young children. As former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky’s family continues to put their lives together after their patriarch’s conviction, at least one member of the family is looking to heavily distance himself from the scandal. According to an Associated Press …

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Joe Paterno’s Widow To Sit Down With Katie Couric

Joe Paterno’s widow, Sue, has largely kept out of the public eye since the Penn State scandal–and subsequent arrest/conviction of Jerry Sandusky–last year. But that’s all set to change; the woman who was married to the now-disgraced football coach for fifty years has agreed to an in-depth interview with Katie Couric. Paterno was largely viewed for years as an icon …

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Dottie Sandusky Pens Shocking Letter To Judge

Dottie Sandusky, wife of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, wrote a letter to Judge John Cleland after her husband was convicted of 45 counts of child sex abuse earlier this year; now, her words have been released to the public, and they are shocking to many who view the couple as victim-blamers. In the letter, Dottie defends her husband and …

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Jerry Sandusky Is Penning A Tell-All Book

Jerry Sandusky, perhaps one of the most reviled men of this decade, is writing a book during his time in prison in order to tell his side of the story. Sandusky, who was found guilty of 45 out of 48 counts of sexual abuse against 10 boys back in June, has been in jail since then awaiting his sentencing, which …

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Penn State Could Lose Accreditation Over Sandusky Scandal

Pennsylvania State University could be in danger of losing its accreditation in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education warned Penn State last week on August 8th that it does not believe the university is complying with some of its accreditation standards. According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, the …

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Penn State Penalties: Does The Punishment Fit The Crime?

Penn State has been embroiled in controversy for over a year now regarding the heinous acts of one man–Jerry Sandusky–against several young boys, but in recent months we’ve seen the university he worked for, as well as several of his co-workers, become involved as stories of cover-ups and lack of action have poured forth. One of the questions on everyone’s …

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Joe Paterno: Cover Up May Have Been His Idea

In the days and weeks since Joe Paterno’s death, he has been painted as a good, honest man whose main goal in life was bettering the lives of his players; he has been hailed as a kindly older gentleman with nothing but the best intentions in his heart. But now that several email exchanges between the former president of Penn …

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Penn State Cover-Up: Emails Show What Officials Knew

In emails obtained by CNN and other news outlets this week, former Penn State president Graham Spanier signed off on keeping the child-abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky a secret, calling it a “humane and reasonable way to proceed” rather than expose Sandusky’s crimes and put the school in a bad position. The emails were exchanged directly after Mike McQueary went …

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Matt Sandusky: Adopted Son Says He Was Abused, Too

Since the beginning of the case brought against Jerry Sandusky–the former Penn State coach accused of sexually abusing several boys during his term there–a lot of people, including myself, have wondered if any of his six adopted children would come forward with their own allegations. As the trial wears on and evidence piles up against Sandusky, it seemed inevitable that …

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Jerry Sandusky Has A Supporter In Pedobear

I hope the folks frequenting the Centre Country courthouse are up to date on their Internet memes, because Pedobear is on the scene. Now, whether he’s their to “support” Jerry Sandusky and the actions he’s accused of or if he’s there to poke fun at Penn State for creating an atmosphere where Sandusky could allegedly act without impunity remains an …

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Bob Costas Interviews Jerry Sandusky: Twitter Expresses Shock, Praise

On last night’s installment of the new NBC Monday night show “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” legendary sportscaster Bob Costas held a phone interview with former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, you know that Penn State has been embroiled in a huge scandal involving allegations of …

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