Penn State president Eric Barron responded to revelations that Joe Paterno may have known about Jerry Sandusky’s abuse of children as early as 1971 and that as many as six of Paterno’s assistants personally witnessed Sandusky molesting children with an angry open letter declaring that the stories “should be difficult for any reasonable person to believe.” Read more...
(Reuters) - The president of Penn State said on Sunday he was appalled by the media coverage surrounding allegations the university's late head football coach Joe Paterno knew about child sex abuse by his assistant coach as far backShow More Summary
Eric Barron is decrying new allegations that Joe Paterno was told that Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused a child as early as 1976.
CNN’s Sara Ganim reports a man who says Jerry Sandusky raped him in 1971 claims to have been ordered to drop the accusation by Joe Paterno himself. Read more...
The Penn State scandal reared its ugly head again this week when details from a multi-million dollar case between the university and its insurers were made public. It was reported that an insurer claimed that former head coach Joe Paterno was told about Jerry Sandusky’s sexual assaults all the way back in 1976. Show More Summary
According to new reports, legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno may have known about Jerry Sandusky molesting children as far back as 1971—a full 30 years earlier than he had previously claimed. Based on court documents and inside sources, NBC News reports up to six assistant coaches had...
Two new reports allege the program learned of Jerry Sandusky's abuse in the 1970s, '80s and '90s. More will surely surface for as long as Penn State remains amid legal fallout. Joe Paterno's legacy has been the subject of pitched debate...Show More Summary
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A son of the late Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno on Friday dismissed as “bunk” a new court document alleging his father knew that his assistant Jerry Sandusky engaged in child sexual abuse as far back as 1976. In a Twitter post, Scott Paterno denied that “Papa”...
The Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal has come into the spotlight once again after new claims emerged that late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno had full knowledge of the abuse allegations involving his former assistant coach. Show More Summary
Raspy, nasal and grounded in Brooklyn accent, Joe Paterno’s voice was hard to mistake. That voice is at the center of another round of allegations against the Penn State icon a day after PennLive reported Paterno might have known about Jerry Sandusky’s sex crimes against children as early as 1976. On Friday, CNN published a report […]
As many as six Joe Paterno assistants personally witnessed Jerry Sandusky abusing children, NBC News revealed today. That report comes on the heels of testimony given in Penn State’s lawsuit against its insurer revealed this week, alleging Paterno knew of Sandusky molesting children as early as 1976 . Read more...
Former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno knew about assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse against children in the 1970s and did nothing about it, according to a court filing and a CNN interview with one of Sandusky’s victims....Show More Summary
The family can’t relax even as Paterno’s reputation, once pristine, grows more threadbare with every development in the case.
Several Penn State coaches also reportedly knew well before 1998.
A lawsuit between Penn State and its insurance carrier says the Hall of Famer knew about Jerry Sandusky back in '76
Court documents from an insurance coverage case involving Penn State include a claim that Coach Joe Paterno knew about the allegations as early as 1976. The post Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Molesting Kids In 1976, Court Docs Claim appeared first on CrimeFeed.
The son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno spoke out Friday against a newly surfaced allegation that his father did nothing after a child reported he had been molested by then-assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in 1976. Scott Paterno wrote Friday morning on Twitter that the claim, which...
Meanwhile, Donald Trump wants to bring back Paterno's statue. The post New Documents Allege Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Knew About Sex Abuse Scandal For Decades appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Back in April, Donald Trump made a huge fool of himself by asking his supporters at a Pittsburgh rally, "I know a lot about Pennsylvania, and it’s great. How’s Joe Paterno? We gonna bring that back? Right?" "How about that whole deal?" The...Show More Summary