[UPDATE: Late Friday night, Sandusky was convicted on forty-five of forty-eight counts: he faces a sentence of between sixty and more than four hundred years. Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly noted that one of the victims had asked, “who would believe a kid?” She said, “we would, and did, believe a kid.” The question now, and in the many civil and criminal cases that will and should follow, is why for so many years no one—not at Penn State or in a prosecutor’s office or anywhere else—came to help those children.
The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, which charged former Penn State defensive coach Jerry Sandusky with 40 counts of sexual molestation against eight young boys from 1994 to 2009, has asked any others who may have been assau... Read Post
Updated at 10:55 p.m. ET: BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse Friday night and faces spending the rest of his life in state prison. His attorney said he would appeal the verdict. Read Post