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FILE  -This Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, shows Beaver Stadium before an NCAA college football game between Penn State and Buffalo in State College, Pa.  A football player who transferred from Penn State claims in a lawsuit filed Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, against the university, and head coach James Franklin, that other Nittany Lions players hazed him and other younger teammates, including allegations they imitated sexual acts in the shower and invoked Jerry Sandusky's name (AP Photo/Barry Reeger, File)

Ex-player sues Penn State over football hazing allegations

Jan. 14, 2020 8:25 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State football player claims in a lawsuit that Nittany Lions players hazed him and other younger teammates by imitating sexual acts in the shower and invoking Jerry Sandusky's name. Isaiah Humphries filed the lawsuit Monday in Pennsylvania federal court against the...

FILE - In this May 18, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, tosses his coat during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia. The 2020 presidential election campaign got underway as former vice president, and Scranton native, Biden launched his candidacy in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Clergy abuse fallout among top Pennsylvania stories of 2019

Dec. 25, 2019 11:09 AM EST

One of the top stories of 2018 — the Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sex abuse and the Roman Catholic Church’s efforts to cover it up — continued to reverberate strongly in 2019. After years of delay and debate, Pennsylvania revamped its child sexual abuse laws to make it easier for...

Panel's proposal to end grand jury reports draws opposition

Dec. 14, 2019 9:41 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state court system task force wants Pennsylvania to stop issuing grand jury reports, an idea that faces long odds in the Legislature, which would have to pass a new law to halt the practice. The Supreme Court-appointed task force, consisting of five lawyers and two judges, issued...

New Rutgers NCAA college football head coach Greg Schiano speaks at an introductory news conference in Piscataway, N.J., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. After an on-again, off-again courtship, Schiano is back as Rutgers football coach. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Passionate Schiano takes over Rutgers football for 2nd time

Dec. 4, 2019 4:01 PM EST

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Five minutes after being introduced as the Rutgers football coach for a second time, Greg Schiano gave a clear indication why he might be the man to make the Scarlet Knights competitive in the Big Ten Conference. With his litany of thank-yous out of the way, Schiano stood in...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)

Rutgers OKs deal to bring back Schiano as football coach

Dec. 3, 2019 4:55 PM EST

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — After an on-again, off-again courtship, Greg Schiano is back as Rutgers football coach. Of course, it didn’t go off without a Rutgers-like hitch. There was a glitch with microphones at a public hearing before the deal became official. The university’s Board of...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)

Rutgers hires Schiano to rebuild Scarlet Knights - again

Dec. 1, 2019 6:54 PM EST

Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. “The next great chapter for Rutgers Football is about to...

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves the Centre County Courthouse after attending a resentencing hearing on his 45-count child sexual abuse conviction Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before

Nov. 22, 2019 5:41 PM EST

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge dashed the hopes of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky for a shorter prison term Friday, resentencing him to the same 30 to 60 years imposed against him in 2012 for sexually abusing children. Judge Maureen Skerda gave Sandusky what prosecutors and his...

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse to be resentenced Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse in 2012 and sentenced to 30 to 60 years. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Sandusky resentenced to same prison term

Nov. 22, 2019 2:49 PM EST

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been given the same penalty at his resentencing as before: 30 to 60 years in prison. Centre County...

Jerry Sandusky is resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison, same as before, in Penn State child sex abuse case

Nov. 22, 2019 2:47 PM EST
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky is resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison, same as before, in Penn State child sex abuse case.
Former state prosecutor Frank Fina departs after oral argument before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Fina faces possible law license suspension over his handling of a grand jury witness during the investigation into Penn State's response to complaints about Jerry Sandusky. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Court ponders discipline against Sandusky case ex-prosecutor

Nov. 20, 2019 5:38 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer for the agency that investigates misconduct by lawyers told Pennsylvania’s highest court Wednesday that a yearlong law license suspension is justified against one of the primary prosecutors in Jerry Sandusky’s 2012 child molestation trial. Amelia Kittredge with...