Latest Jerry Sandusky News

Sex scandals fester at unhealthy organizations, experts say

Aug. 20, 2018 1:02 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about institutions and sexual abuse, The Associated Press did not completely identify the university where James Campbell Quick is a professor. It is the University of Texas at Arlington. A clarified version of the story is below: Of all the horrific details...

Today in History

Aug. 17, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2018. There are 136 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 17, 1943, the Allied conquest of Sicily during World War II was completed as U.S. and British forces entered Messina. On this date: In 1807, Robert Fulton's North River...

Football team tries to learn from Michigan State scandal

Aug. 12, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Every now and then, when the Michigan State football team won't be together for a little while, it's a good time for another reminder. Safety Khari Willis explained the message: "It's me, Joe (Bachie), Brian (Lewerke), Grayson (Miller), Matt Morrissey reiterating: Make good...

Ohio St's Day the latest interim coach tapped amid trouble

Aug. 3, 2018 12:54 PM EDT

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is on administrative leave as the school investigates claims his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith, who was fired last week. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will run the team during the investigation. Here are some of the...

Ohio State closes ranks as Meyer probe adds new scandal

Aug. 2, 2018 8:43 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State closed ranks around the rollout of its football season as the university investigates whether coach Urban Meyer failed to report domestic abuse allegations, a scandal hitting a school already accused of not facing up to sexual misconduct allegations against a sports doctor....

The Latest: Ohio State trustees' group will head Meyer probe

Aug. 2, 2018 8:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State's investigation of coach Urban Meyer's handling of abuse claims against an assistant coach (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Ohio State trustees have appointed a special committee to investigate coach Urban Meyer's handling of a fired assistant coach's domestic...

Judge named to sort out redactions in clergy abuse report

Jul. 30, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The judge who presided over Jerry Sandusky's child molestation trial will help figure out what can be made public in a grand jury's report into child sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses. The state Supreme Court on Monday has named McKean County Judge John Cleland...

Today in History

Jul. 15, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 15, the 196th day of 2018. There are 169 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon delivered a televised address in which he announced that he had accepted an invitation to visit the People's Republic of China. On this...

Another warning shot? Trump's ex-lawyer hires Clinton ally

Jul. 6, 2018 4:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen could be sending the White House yet another warning shot by adding a close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton to his legal team. Lanny Davis confirmed his hiring Thursday, saying in a statement that he and Cohen had...

Former Penn State president Spanier loses criminal appeal

Jun. 26, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier lost an appeal Tuesday of his misdemeanor conviction for child endangerment over his handling of a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in the football team locker room. A Superior Court majority rejected Spanier's claims...