Latest Jerry Sandusky News

Judge orders former Penn St. President Spanier to jail May 1

Apr. 10, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier must report to jail by May 1 to start serving a criminal sentence for his handling of a complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy, under a judge's order made public Wednesday. Judge John Boccabella said Spanier may do his time in...

Former sports radio co-host Carton gets 3½ years in prison

Apr. 5, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sports radio personality Craig Carton was sentenced to 3½ years in prison Friday by a longtime fan and listener — the judge — for a ticket reselling scam that ended his broadcast partnership with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason. Carton, convicted in November of...

Ex-Penn State president asks court to throw out conviction

Mar. 29, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier wants a federal court to vacate his criminal conviction for his handling of a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in a university locker room. Spanier last week filed a petition with federal court in Harrisburg that...

Penn State to collect $733K from Sandusky's defunct charity

Mar. 20, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State will collect hundreds of thousands of dollars left over from the defunct charity for youth founded by convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, settling claims from a threatened civil lawsuit. The university and the state attorney general's office both confirmed this week...

University of Scandal, Corruption? USC at core of bribe plot

Mar. 17, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roy Nwaisser has four degrees from the University of Southern California and is a superfan of its storied football squad — he hasn't missed a home or away game in 27 years. But his devotion has been tested by a series of scandals culminating with the school's starring role in a...

R. Kelly insiders may have helped R&B star with sexual abuse

Feb. 27, 2019 1:33 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — After R. Kelly met a girl celebrating her 16th birthday at a restaurant, it was his manager who handed her Kelly's business card with the R&B star's personal phone number on it, telling the teen that Kelly wanted her to give him a call, according to prosecutors. The 52-year-old...

Penn State ex-president Spanier's request for appeal denied

Feb. 21, 2019 4:33 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be going to jail after Pennsylvania's highest court declined Thursday to hear the appeal of his conviction for child endangerment. The state Supreme Court ruled it will not take up Graham...

Study finds spike in Pennsylvania child abuse-related deaths

Feb. 21, 2019 4:26 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state study released Thursday found the number of Pennsylvania children killed or nearly killed after abuse had occurred spiked recently, increases likely driven by a new definition of abuse and an uptick in its reporting in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy...