Jerry Sandusky

US judge rejects Sandusky’s bid for new abuse trial

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Photo: AP

Jerry Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial on Wednesday when a judge rejected his argument that his lawyers were not given enough time to prepare for the three-week proceeding that ended with a 45-count guilty ve

Thursday, 31 January, 2013, 8:54am

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3 Nov 2012 - 3:27am

Former Penn State boss charged in Jerry Sandusky case

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier. Photo: Reuters

A grand jury has charged former Penn State president Graham Spanier with participating in a "conspiracy of silence" to cover up child sex abuse by former football coach Jerry Sandusky, Pennsylvania's attorney general said.

3 Nov 2012 - 3:58am

Sugar Ray Leonard says he cried for Sandusky sex abuse victims

Sugar Ray Leonard

Retired boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard said he cried for Jerry Sandusky's accusers after hearing of the former Penn State assistant American football coach's arrest on child sex abuse charges nearly a year ago.

31 Oct 2012 - 2:17am

Sandusky headed to prison, but scandal persists

Jerry Sandusky. Photo: AFP

Headed to prison for the rest of his life, Jerry Sandusky leaves behind human and legal wreckage that could take years to clear away.

10 Oct 2012 - 3:15pm

Ex-assistant football coach Sandusky sentenced to at least 30 years

Jerry Sandusky (center) is escorted by police as he leaves the Centre County Courthouse.

Former Penn State American football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to between 30 and 60 years in prison in a high-profile child sex case that shocked the country.

9 Oct 2012 - 11:34pm