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3 Ex-Penn State Officials In Court For Child Sex Abuse Coverup Hearing

Penn State’s former president and two ex-administrators are in court on charges accusing them of failing to tell police about a sexual abuse allegation involving Jerry Sandusky and then trying to cover it up.


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Alleged Victim In Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal Hires Baltimore Attorney

Another twist in the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. In a new interview with “The New York Times,” the former Penn State football coach fumbles again with a question about whether he’s attracted to young boys.


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Senate Committee To Review Child Abuse Protections

The Senate has scheduled the first congressional hearing in the wake of the Penn State child abuse scandal.



Clergy Called To Support Tougher Laws In Wake Of Penn State Scandal

In light of the recent Penn State scandal, sex abuse victims are calling for action. In Baltimore, they took on the Catholic Church. Protesters urged the clergy to support tougher laws for people who don’t report sexual abuse.



Bishop: Penn State Scandal Reopens Church Wounds

The president of the U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference says church leaders are praying for abuse victims and the Penn State community amid allegations that a former football coach sexually abused children.


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Cal Ripken Requests Name Removed From Website Of Charity Behind Penn State Sex Scandal

Former head football coach Joe Paterno may not just be out of a job, he could be losing an honor. Two Pennsylvania senators have rescinded their support for Paterno to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. And there’s now a link to a local sports figure.


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Penn State Students Outraged After Riots On The Main Campus

Students and alumni on the York campus tell WJZ they hope that Penn State will be able to recover from this– what many are calling the biggest tragedy in college sports history.



Penn State Trustees Oust Coach Paterno

Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.


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Penn State Mourns Joe Paterno’s Impending Retirement

The sex abuse scandal rocking one of the nation’s premier universities. Legendary football coach Joe Paterno will retire at the end of the season.