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  • New judge assigned to preside over Sandusky preliminary hearing

    11/17/2011 9:33:34 AM PST · by Miami Vice · 11 replies
    Legal News Line ^ | 11-17-11 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - A new judge has been assigned in the child sex-abuse case against former Pennsylvania State University football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, court ...
  • Internet tip led to McQueary break in 2010

    11/17/2011 6:57:28 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 34 replies
    Centre Daily Times ^ | Nov 17, 2011 | Jo Becker
    A critical break in the investigation of Jerry Sandusky came via a posting on the Internet: a random mention that a Penn State football coach, years before, might have seen something ugly, but kept silent. Investigators with the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office had by 2010 already come to the conclusion that Sandusky, the longtime defensive coordinator for Joe Paterno’s Nittany Lions, was a serial molester, according to two people with knowledge of the case. But what had started with a complaint of sexual assault from a high school freshman had grown to include another matter altogether: whether Penn State had...
  • Sandusky horror story continues to get more disturbing (perp contacts victim #2)

    11/17/2011 4:14:26 AM PST · by Libloather · 75 replies
    CSB Sports ^ | 11/15/11 | Gregg Doyel
    Sandusky horror story continues to get more disturbingBy Gregg Doyel | CBSSports.com National Columnist Tuesday November 15, 2011 - 11:57 AM **SNIP** Sandusky got out of jail for free. An unsecured bond is merely a promise -- that's all Sandusky had to give, a promise -- that the defendant will show up in court. If he doesn't show up, he'd be on the hook for $100,000. By then, the defendant could be in Costa Rica. The judge who set Sandusky free for free? Her name is Leslie Dutchcot. She has volunteered with Sandusky's charity, The Second Mile, the one that...
  • Penn State May Seek (sovereign) Immunity After Skirting Public Laws

    11/16/2011 6:36:52 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Link only - Penn State May Seek Immunity After Skirting Public Laws
  • 'Second Mile' Records from 2000-2003 Missing; Prosecutors Fear It Could Hurt Case

    11/17/2011 11:05:30 AM PST · by Libloather · 36 replies · 1+ views
    Link only - 'Second Mile' Records from 2000-2003 Missing; Prosecutors Fear It Could Hurt Case
  • Franco Harris fired for Joe Paterno comments

    11/16/2011 8:06:52 PM PST · by Razzz42 · 16 replies
    sportingnews.com ^ | November 16th, 2011 | Staff report
    Franco Harris has been an outspoken supporter of Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse allegations. So much so that Harris, a Pro Football Hall of Fame running back who played for Paterno at Penn State, was fired by The Meadows Racetrack and Casino as a spokesman, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The racetrack is located in Washington, Pa., just outside Pittsburgh. Harris publicly expressed his displeasure over Paterno's firing last week. “I feel that the (Board of Trustees) made a bad decision in letting Joe Paterno go,” Harris said, according to the paper. “I’m very disappointed...
  • Two police departments say Penn State coach never filed report

    11/16/2011 7:55:16 PM PST · by presidio9 · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | Wed November 16, 2011
    Representatives of Penn State's campus police and State College police said Wednesday they have no record of having received any report from a Penn State assistant football coach about his having witnessed an alleged rape of a boy by former coach Jerry Sandusky. The police departments' statements don't corroborate those made in an e-mail from the assistant coach, Mike McQueary, who said he witnessed the alleged incident in a Penn State locker room in 2002. Lisa M. Powers, a Penn State spokeswoman, told CNN that the university police has no record of any police report filed by McQueary. "Today was...
  • Future Is Unclear for Sandusky Charity

    11/16/2011 6:36:43 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 7 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | NOVEMBER 16, 2011 | JAMES R. HAGERTY, KRIS MAHER and JOHN W. MILLER
    The vice chairman of the Second Mile, the charity founded by an assistant Penn State football coach who faces child sexual abuse charges, said Tuesday that he couldn't predict whether the organization would remain viable beyond December. The Second Mile, of State College, Pa., has about 20 employees and had revenue of $2.2 million last year. It has enough cash to last through the end of the year, said David Woodle, vice chairman of the Second Mile. Gov. Tom Corbett's office confirmed the state has suspended a planned $3 million grant to the Second Mile "pending further review." The grant...
  • Penn Police: McQueary Never Told Us Jack [Sandusky]

    11/16/2011 5:14:30 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 54 replies
    TMZ ^ | 11/16/11 | Staff
    Mike McQueary never once went to the Penn State campus police OR the State College PD after witnessing Jerry Sandusky allegedly rape a 10-year-old boy in 2002 -- this according to reps for both departments. According to CBS, neither police bureau has any record of being contacted by Mike McQueary -- despite recent claims McQueary made in an email ... "I did have discussions with police and with the official at the university in charge of police."
  • New judge assigned in Penn St. sex-abuse case

    11/16/2011 2:00:59 PM PST · by maggief · 19 replies
    AP ^ | November 15, 2011 | Mark Scolforo, Maryclaire Dale and Genaro C. Armas
    EXCERPT The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts announced Wednesday that it was bringing in a Westmoreland County senior district judge to preside over Sandusky's preliminary hearing. Robert E. Scott is taking over the hearing from Centre County District Judge Leslie Dutchcot. Dutchcot has donated money to The Second Mile, a charity established by Sandusky for at-risk children and the place where authorities say he met his victims. The office said Scott has no known ties to Penn State or The Second Mile. The hearing is scheduled for Dec. 7. Some plaintiffs' lawyers are starting to advertise on their websites for...
  • Victim Says Penn State Officials 'Rejected' His (Professor Allegedly Molested Him)

    11/16/2011 2:10:00 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 44 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/15/2011 | JIM AVILA
    A new victim is claiming another member of the Penn State faculty sexually abused him years ago, and he said when he brought his abuse complaints to university officials, he was turned away. --snip-- Neisworth was later charged with multiple counts of child sexual abuse in Cecil County, Md., in 2005. However, McLaughlin claimed that at the time, Penn State officials said an indictment wasn't enough to investigate one of their faculty members.
  • Ex-PSU Grad Assistant Matt Paknis On WFAN: Paterno Knows Everything

    11/16/2011 11:51:29 AM PST · by LSUfan · 84 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 16 Nov 11 | unattributed
    A former child-abuse victim himself, former football grad assistant Matt Paknis believes Joe Paterno knew about Jerry Sandusky’s alleged sexual abuse against children years ago. Paknis joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Tuesday to talk about his time at Penn State. Paknis was a graduate assistant on the Nittany Lions football staff in 1987 and 1988. He says Sandusky exhibited questionable behavior towards the players back then.
  • Penn State powerless to keep Sandusky off campus (friendly judge placed no restrictions on travel)

    11/16/2011 11:37:09 AM PST · by Libloather · 82 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/16/11 | Ernest Scheyder
    Penn State powerless to keep Sandusky off campusErnest Scheyder Reuters 12:19 p.m. CST, November 16, 2011 STATE COLLEGE (Reuters) - Penn State says alleged child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky is "not welcome" on its campus, but the university so far has no legal recourse to keep the former assistant football coach away. In her bail ruling, Judge Leslie Dutchot ordered the former defensive coordinator not to have any contact with minors, witnesses or alleged victims. The ruling placed no restrictions on his travel. Sandusky's lawyer, Joe Amendola, advised Sandusky and his wife to take a trip ahead of the next...
  • Paterno Turns Home Over to Wife for $1

    11/15/2011 7:31:02 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies · 1+ views
    NY Times ^ | Nov.15, 2011 | MARK VIERA and PETE THAMEL
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno transferred full ownership of his house to his wife, Sue, for $1 in July, less than four months before a sexual abuse scandal engulfed his Penn State football program and the university. Documents filed in Centre County, Pa., show that on July 21, Paterno’s house near campus was turned over to “Suzanne P. Paterno, trustee” for a dollar plus “love and affection.” The couple had previously held joint ownership of the house, which they bought in 1969 for $58,000. According to documents filed with the county, the house’s fair-market value was listed at $594,484.40....
  • Penn State is the one team no bowl wants to invite

    11/16/2011 4:49:51 AM PST · by Zakeet · 61 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | November 15, 2011 | Brett McMurphy
    Penn State is toxic. Those aren't my words, but someone involved in the college bowl selection process. And that's how he described how attractive -- or, in this case, unattractive -- the Nittany Lions are as a bowl team. The Big Ten has eight bowl bids and could end up with 10 bowl-eligible teams. If the Nittany Lions (8-2) don't reach the Big Ten title game, it's a very real possibility they could get bypassed by all of the Big Ten bowls and be shipped to a non-Big Ten bowl that doesn't have enough teams to fill its conference obligation....
  • Penn State exempt from public disclosure?

    11/15/2011 5:28:36 PM PST · by TheDailyChange · 3 replies
    Anderson Cooper just reported that Penn State is exempt from public disclosure. So the real question is, WTF is really going on in LIBERAL Pennsyvania?
  • Sandusky's Creepy Costas Interview

    11/15/2011 2:34:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 15, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Sandusky did an interview, Penn State coach did an interview with Bob Costas on Rock Center last night. I'm trying to figure out why this lawyer would let this guy do this. And the lawyer said, "Well, you know, we've talked to some of these kids. A number of these kids are coming forward saying nothing like this ever happened." But the questions that Sandusky answers, "Are you a pedophile?" (paraphrasing) "No, but... yeah, well, maybe I shouldn't-a showered with the boys. I did touch 'em on the legs but it wasn't sexual, none of that, all...
  • McQueary on alleged rape: 'I did stop it,' did have discussions with police

    11/15/2011 2:35:03 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 52 replies
    The Morning Call ^ | Nov.15, 2011 | Mark Wogenrich and Andrew McGill
    Mike McQueary, the Penn State assistant football coach under fire for his reported lack of action in an alleged 2002 rape of a boy by Jerry Sandusky, said in an email to a former classmate that he stopped the assault in an athletic facility shower and discussed it with police. In the email obtained by The Morning Call, McQueary wrote that he "did have discussions with police and with the official at the university in charge of police" following the alleged incident between Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant coach, and a boy. McQueary also wrote that he "is getting...
  • Sen. calls for federal hearing in Penn St. case

    11/15/2011 1:10:29 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 15, 2011 | GENARO C. ARMAS
    U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Tuesday asked for a hearing into how federal laws apply to the investigation of the child sex-abuse case that has enveloped Penn State University.
  • Don't Be a Paterno: When a Child is Abused, Here's What to Do

    11/15/2011 6:21:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 15, 2011 | Michael Reagan
    Penn State football coach Joe Paterno released a statement on Wednesday in which he said, "With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more." How lame is that, Coach? Would you have accepted that excuse from one of your players? "With the benefit of hindsight, Coach, I wish I had run the route we rehearsed a thousand times in practice." See how stupid that sounds? It doesn't take "hindsight" to know that when some monster is raping children in your locker room, you call the police. Coach, you knew back in 2002 that Jerry Sandusky had anally raped...
  • Revealed: How Sandusky's adopted son tried to kill himself...

    Charged: Jerry Sandusky was charged with 40 counts relating to sexual abuse of minors Charged: Jerry Sandusky was charged with 40 counts relating to sexual abuse of minors The child sex abuse scandal surrounding the actions of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky continues to grow as details about his family life come to light. Additionally, the governor of Pennsylvania is adding fuel to the fire, speculating Sunday that more victims will be added to the list of eight boys who were allegedly sexually violated by Sandusky. When he retired from his defensive coaching position at Penn State, Sandusky...
  • Jerry Sandusky 'Rock Center' interview: "I shouldn't have showered with those kids."

    11/14/2011 4:33:24 PM PST · by Perdogg · 99 replies · 1+ views
    DEVELOPING: Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky admitted to showering and horsing around with young boys but said he is not a pedophile in an exclusive interview with Bob Costas in an exclusive interview for NBC News' Rock Center airing tonight at 10 pm/9 CT. "I say that I am innocent of those charges," said Sandusky in a phone interview with Costas. When asked by Costas, "Are you a pedophile," Sandusky responded "No."
  • Penn State: Paterno, Sandusky and Victims #4 and #6 (Rationalize This)

    11/14/2011 3:02:10 PM PST · by Scoutmaster · 52 replies
    Vanity, from Grand Jury Presentment ^ | November 14, 2011 | Scoutmaster
    At the risk of overdoing it, permit me to describe this horrific situation again as large Hieronymus Bosch painting of Hell. Even if you concentrate on only a tiny portion of it, there are dozens of small anguished, demonic figures. And when you think you’ve seen the last in a small portion of the canvas, more appear. Let’s forget for a moment about details such as the fact that Wendell Courtney served as both as the attorney to Penn State University and The Second Mile during the simultaneous investigation of Jerry Sandusky for showering with boys (Victim #6 and an...
  • JERRY SANDUSKY - First Pic Since Sex Scandal Broke

    11/14/2011 2:14:25 PM PST · by Callahan · 56 replies
    TMZ ^ | 11/14/11 | TMZ
    Jerry Sandusky has gone underground since the Penn State child sex scandal broke in a very public way last week, but TMZ just got the first photo of the disgraced former assistant coach.
  • Penn State sex abuse scandal could very well widen

    11/14/2011 1:38:58 PM PST · by libstripper · 42 replies
    philly.com sports ^ | Nov. 14, 2011 | Bob Ford
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Long after the game had ended, after the members of the marching band had latched their instrument cases, after the stadium lights dimmed, after the fans departed and the sun set upon their slow exit caravan, the last, thinning remnant of a daylong pilgrimage still queued up at the statue of Joe Paterno. They waited their turns outside the east stands of Beaver Stadium and then handed their cameras and cell phones to the next ones in line to authenticate their presence on a day that carries an indelible time stamp: The First Game After Paterno.
  • We Are Penn State: The End Of Team Identity

    11/14/2011 9:26:12 AM PST · by bigbob · 91 replies
    The Post Game dot com ^ | 11-14-11 | Karie Meltzer
    A crowd of Penn State students in school sweatshirts huddled together near an old university building to listen to a call for unity, healing and peace. They wiped away tears, rested their heads on friends' shoulders and reflected on a week that stained the place many of them see as a second home. "We are what makes the university thrive," said T.J. Bard, student body president, the day after his peers rioted in the streets to defend the firing of coach Joe Paterno. "And we are the ones who must restore glory to Penn State." Why them? What happened on...
  • President Of The Second Mile Program Steps Down After PSU Scandal

    11/14/2011 8:10:35 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 17 replies
    WPXI ^ | November 14, 2011
    On Sunday, the board of directors of the Second Mile program accepted the resignation of President and CEO Dr. Jack Raykovitz. Raykovitz has worked for program for the past 28 years, but both he and the board believe the resignation is best for both parties. Former Penn State University assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, Joe Paterno's onetime heir apparent, was charged with sexually assaulting eight boys over a 15-year period. Sandusky founded The Second Mile charity in 1977, working with at-risk youths. It now raises and spends several million dollars each year for its programs. “Although the allegations against Jerry Sandusky...
  • If JoePa had run PSU as abuse reports handled, fans would've screamed for head [Vanity Analogy IV]

    11/14/2011 5:51:11 AM PST · by Colofornian · 26 replies
    Colofornian (Vanity Wrap-Up) | Nov. 14, 2011 | Colofornian
    I guess this is one of the things that "gets me" about ex-Penn State coach Joe Paterno's apologists is that they seem to think Paterno... ...knows about the no-huddle urgency involved on the part of his offense when his team his down late in the game; but when it comes to offenses (as in criminal offenses) late in the night where children are at risk, they suddenly defend a Paterno who takes the time to do all these weekend huddles and who shows no urgency to either report the crime to his superiors (24 hours) or to authorities (never...til subpoenaed)....
  • Bachmann on Sandusky: I’d ‘Beat Him to a Pulp’

    11/13/2011 8:34:46 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 79 replies
    National Review ^ | November 13, 2011 | Daniel Foster
    On Meet the Press this morning, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R., Minn.) was asked about the Penn State horror. Bachmann told David Gregory that while she felt it was a state issue, her response as a parent would be forceful to say the least. “If that was my child, my automatic reaction would be even though I’m a small woman, I want to find that guy and beat him to a pulp,” Bachmann said.
  • Penn State sex scandal could very well widen [JoePa knew]

    11/13/2011 7:25:16 PM PST · by Colofornian · 120 replies · 1+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Nov. 13, 2011 | Bob Ford
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Long after the game had ended, after the members of the marching band had latched their instrument cases, after the stadium lights dimmed, after the fans departed and the sun set upon their slow exit caravan, the last, thinning remnant of a daylong pilgrimage still queued up at the statue of Joe Paterno. They waited their turns outside the east stands of Beaver Stadium and then handed their cameras and cell phones to the next ones in line to authenticate their presence on a day that carries an indelible time stamp: The First Game After Paterno....
  • Fox’s Chris Wallace Grills PA Governor Corbett On Penn State Investigations

    11/13/2011 5:58:43 PM PST · by tired&retired · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/13/2011 | Josh Feldman
    From his position on the Penn State board of trustees, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett voted to fire coach Joe Paterno for his involvement in the cover-up of assistant coach Jerry Sandusky‘s multiple allegations of sexually abusing young men. Wallace noted at several points during the interview that Corbett was being less than open about all the details of the case being deliberated by the board of trustees, and Corbett admitted he was not at liberty to divulge everything. Even when Wallace tried to get Corbett to say if whether the scandal is over or whether more people will come forward,...
  • Penn State Games Lose Sponsorship Deals

    11/13/2011 2:32:55 PM PST · by abb · 41 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | November 13, 2011 | Suzanne Vranica
    About a half dozen advertisers have pulled commercials from ESPN's broadcasts of coming Pennsylvania State University football games, a person familiar with the matter said, a sign that the scandal at Penn State is causing fallout among marketers. "I have multiple advertisers pulling ads from the ESPN broadcast," said one media-time buyer. "I am advising my clients to move out of games for the short term," another buyer added. The identity of most of the advertisers couldn't be learned. On Thursday night, Cars.com, an online car-shopping site, said it was removing its commercials from broadcasts of coming games because of...
  • Penn State's Sex-abuse Scandal Far From Unique

    11/13/2011 9:14:37 AM PST · by Paladins Prayer · 46 replies
    The New American ^ | Friday, 11 November 2011 | Selwyn Duke
    The Penn State University sex-abuse scandal certainly seems unique. College-football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky (shown at left) could have been investigated as early as 1995 for abusing young boys, but instead was allowed to commit his crimes for another 10 years. School athletic director Tim Curley and senior vice president for business and finance Gary Schultz face charges of lying to a grand jury investigating Sandusky, and university president Graham Spanier has been fired. And even more headline-grabbing, famed head football coach Joe Paterno has also been discharged. While not accused of any criminally actionable behavior, the gridiron legend is...
  • SHOCKING PENN STATE RUMOR: Jerry Sandusky 'Pimped Out Young Boys To Rich Donors'

    11/10/2011 12:06:24 PM PST · by Libloather · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Business Insider ^ | 11/10/11 | Tony Manfred
    SHOCKING PENN STATE RUMOR: Jerry Sandusky 'Pimped Out Young Boys To Rich Donors'Tony Manfred | Nov. 10, 2011, 9:27 AM Sportswriter Mark Madden went on WEEI in Boston and reported a rumor that alleged child molester Jerry Sandusky would pimp out boys to rich donors. "I hear a rumor that there will be a shocking development from the Second Miles Foundation ... That Jerry Sandusky and Second Mile were pimping out young boys to rich donors." Madden claims it's being investigated by "two prominent columnists." We'd say this is ridiculous, and that you should take it with a grain of...
  • Penn State 428, Little Boys 0

    11/13/2011 7:18:05 AM PST · by LYONS67 · 39 replies
    Savannah Monring News ^ | November 13, 2011 | Geveryl Robinson
    This is the seventh draft of this column. The first six drafts were riddled with too many words that would have gotten me permanently banned from writing any more columns, so I had to try to tone things down.
  • Jerry Sandusky's daughter-in-law gets restraining order....

    FULL TITLE: "Jerry Sandusky's daughter-in-law gets restraining order to keep Penn State 'paedophile' away from grandchildren" Jerry Sandusky's former daughter-in-law has obtained a legal order barring the ex-Penn State coach from seeing three of his grandchildren. Jill Jones, who was once married to Matt Sandusky, went to court to stop the accused paedophile from having access to their two daughters, aged nine and seven, and one son, aged five, according to documents. A Grand Jury indictment alleges Sandusky, 67, sexually abused eight boys, some as young as seven, over a 15-year period. He denies the allegations. After hearing the horrific...
  • At Penn State’s stadium, profanity, scorn greet one father’s protest

    11/15/2011 5:45:26 AM PST · by LSUfan · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 12 November 2011 | Nathan Fenno
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — In the middle of Curtin Road, John Matko held one handwritten sign in his right hand and rested another against his jeans. Two inches of black tape obscured Penn State’s logo on the 34-year-old father’s hat, as he tried to ignore the jeers, slaps and beer hurled at him. “Put abused kids first,” one of Matko’s signs read. “Don’t be fooled, they all knew. Tom Bradley, everyone must go.”
  • Sandusky, the Homosexual Pedophile Monster

    11/15/2011 3:20:20 AM PST · by scottfactor · 84 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 11/15/2011 | gina miller
    The astonishing news in the past couple of weeks out of State College, Pennsylvania has left America reeling. It is not so much that a monster like former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky would do the atrocious things he reportedly did to at least 8 boys, but that it appears a massive cover-up allowed him to continue his detestable treatment of those poor kids who were under his “care.” Sandusky is charged with 40 criminal counts, 21 of them felonies, relating to sexual assault on at least 8 boys, some possibly as young as 7 or 8 years...
  • Sandusky says he only 'horsed around' with boys

    11/15/2011 10:16:10 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 81 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov.15, 2011
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The former Penn State assistant football coach at the heart of a massive child sex-abuse scandal said he showered with young boys and hugged them but called the allegedly criminal contact "horseplay." Jerry Sandusky told NBC News' "Rock Center" on Monday night that he was not a pedophile but, in retrospect, should not have showered with the boys he's charged with sexually assaulting.
  • Montco Rep. Vereb asks judge to look into Sandusky's bail setting (judge is Second Mile donor)

    11/15/2011 10:41:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies
    Delco Times ^ | 11/15/11 | JENNY DeHUFF
    Montco Rep. Vereb asks judge to look into Sandusky's bail settingBy JENNY DeHUFF Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 HARRISBURG — If what is alleged is true, the judge who arraigned Jerry Sandusky on $100,000 unsecured bail also had ties to his charity organization, in the form of being a hefty donor, volunteer and gala attendee, among other things. That is the claim State Rep. Mike Vereb, R-150th of Montgomery County, is making against District Justice Leslie Dutchcot, who, by some sources, gave Sandusky a mere slap on the wrist when she arraigned him last week. He pays nothing unless he...
  • "Sandusky Judge's Appearance of Impropriety"

    11/15/2011 9:04:50 AM PST · by TheDailyChange · 4 replies
    Technorati ^ | 11152011 | Stephen Alexander
    "District Judge Leslie Dutchcot has placed herself in a pickle jar filled with the Appearance of Impropriety. The Judge is the one who ordered Jerry Sandusky, the former defensive assistant coach who allegedly raped eight boys freed on $100,000 unsecured bail."
  • Ex-Coach (Sandusky) Denies Charges Amid New Accusations (close to 10 additional suspected victims)

    11/15/2011 6:54:56 AM PST · by maggief · 73 replies · 1+ views
    NYTimes ^ | November 14, 2011 | MARK VIERA and JO BECKER
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Close to 10 additional suspected victims have come forward to the authorities since the arrest of the former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on Nov. 5 on 40 counts of sexually abusing young boys, according to people close to the investigation. The police are working to confirm the new allegations. The news of additional accusations came on a day when Sandusky made his first extended public comments since his arrest, and the resignation of the chief executive of the Second Mile foundation, the charity founded by Sandusky, was made public. They were the latest developments...
  • Sandusky proclaims innocence in NBC interview (NBC Interview airs at 10pm)

    11/14/2011 6:39:05 PM PST · by winoneforthegipper · 148 replies
    ap ^ | 11/14/11 | ap
    NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Sandusky said in an interview with NBC that he is innocent of the child sex abuse charges that have rocked Penn State and cost coach Joe Paterno his job, though the former defensive coordinator acknowledged he "horsed around" and touched kids. In a telephone interview, scheduled to be aired Monday night on NBC News' "Rock Center," Sandusky responded, "No," when Bob Costas asked if he was a pedophile. "I am innocent of those charges," the 67-year-old Sandusky said. "... I could say that I have done some of those things. I have horsed around with...
  • Penn State and Absolute Moral Imperatives

    11/14/2011 3:29:55 PM PST · by MrShoop · 67 replies
    National Review Online - The Corner ^ | 11/14/2011 | David French
    There are moral absolutes in life, and one of them is this: If a man comes across a child rape in process, he should do whatever he can to stop the rape and protect the child. There should be no reasonable debate about this, and the relevant question is not whether that standard is correct but whether we have the individual courage to meet that standard. Those two sentences should be among the least controversial ever written in the pages of NRO. Indeed, there should be no need to even write them, but in the aftermath of my Friday posting...
  • Joe Paterno's name off Big Ten trophy

    11/14/2011 9:23:41 AM PST · by rintense · 45 replies
    espn.com ^ | 11/14/11 | Adam Rittenberg
    In light of the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State, Joe Paterno's name has been removed from the new Big Ten championship trophy, the conference announced Monday. The Big Ten said that the crisis at Penn State, which led to Paterno's firing as coach Wednesday night, prompted the decision to remove his name from the trophy. The new trophy, to be awarded Dec. 3 at the inaugural Big Ten football championship game at Indianapolis, had been named for both Paterno and former University of Chicago coach Amos Alonzo Stagg. It will now be known only as the Stagg Championship Trophy.
  • Judge Who Freed Sandusky Volunteered at 2nd Mile

    11/14/2011 6:54:32 AM PST · by markomalley · 40 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | 11/14/11 | David Chang
    New details have emerged on the judge who granted bail to former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky. Sandusky was arrested on November 5 and charged with 40 counts of sexual abuse of young boys over a 15-year period. Deadspin reports that upon his arraignment, prosecutors requested $500,000 bail for Sandusky. They also wanted him to wear a leg monitor. Judge Leslie Dutchcot freed Sandusky on $100,000 unsecured bail however, meaning he’ll only have to pay if he doesn’t show up for court. What’s truly interesting however is the information on Dutchcot’s biography on her former law firm’s website. Her profile...
  • How Many Victims of Penn State Homosexual Predator Jerry Sandusky Will Think They are ‘Gay’?

    11/13/2011 6:04:45 AM PST · by Diago · 251 replies · 1+ views
    Americans For Truth About Homosexuality ^ | November 10, 2011 | Peter LaBarbera
    News Release Americans For Truth About HomosexualityNovember 10, 2011; Contact: Peter LaBarbera: americansfortruth@gmail.comCHICAGO—The discovery that former Penn State University defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been molesting boys as young as 10 years old – and that university officials including head coach Joe Paterno did not do more to apprehend this predator – has shocked America. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), said the scandal exposes the continuing problem of homosexual predators in society. He offers the following observations related to the PSU scandal: Many openly homosexual (“gay”) men, like CNN anchor Don Lemon, were molested as...
  • Judge who gave Jerry Sandusky bail after Penn State sex abuse scandal is Second Mile volunteer

    11/13/2011 6:49:40 PM PST · by GreaterSwiss · 44 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/13/2011 | Kevin Armstrong
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The judge who ruled former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky be freed on $100,000 unsecured bail after being charged with 40 counts of sexual abuse against children is a volunteer for The Second Mile, the charity Sandusky founded. The state Attorney General's Office requested $500,000 bail and an electronic leg monitor for Sandusky, but District Judge Leslie Dutchcot, active in several volunteer roles, ordered Sandusky, a State College resident, to have no contact with children. He will not have to pay any money unless he fails to appear for court. Dutchot also serves as counsel...
  • Sorrow and resolve on this unusual day for Penn State faithful

    11/13/2011 12:22:40 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 7 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | November 12, 2011 | Bob Ford
    Living Here - Wire Lifestyle News - Wire Lifestyle 0 Comments | Print Sorrow and resolve on this unusual day for Penn State faithful Share By BOB FORD The Philadelphia Inquirer Published: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 - 12:00 am STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- They appeared in the tunnel at the appointed moment and entered the stadium in neat rows, file after file of football players walking unhurriedly with their arms linked together. On a normal football Saturday at Penn State, the home team enters in a rushing torrent of emotion, but this was not a normal football Saturday. It was...
  • Sandusky Scandal: Kenneth Frazier a serious conflict of interest (Free Republic exclusive)

    11/13/2011 12:05:38 PM PST · by OutSpot · 78 replies
    Outspot | 13 Sept. 20011 | Outspot
    In the ongoing saga of Penn State University failures and misguided moral compass, there is unfortunately one more insult to injury to the Sandusky child rape victims and their families. Penn State’s board of trustees last Friday appointed Kenneth Frazier, the chief executive of Merck & Co. as well as Penn State alumni, to lead a special committee to investigate the Sandusky sordid matter. As a Penn State alum myself, it turns my stomach knowing that Mr. Frazier volunteered himself and has serious conflicts of interest in the scandal. Anyone is able to review the Annual reports of Sandusky’s “Second...