January 30, 2013 Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky 45 counts of sexual abuse of minors. The judge affirmed a 30 to 60 year sentence.
January 2, 2013 Gov. Tom Corbett (R), says the NCAA is unfairly punishing Penn State students and Pennsylvania businesspeople for the crimes of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky; he alleges the athletic association didn't even follow its own disciplinary rules when it imposed the penalties.
November 1, 2012 The charges have been expected since an internal report blasted Spanier and other top university leaders for their handling of of sex abuse accusations against Jerry Sandusky.
October 9, 2012 The convicted child molester was at the center of a scandal that rocked Penn State University. A recording attributed to him was posted online Monday. The voice repeats what Sandusky has said all along — that he's innocent — and tries to shift blame.
October 2, 2012 McQueary alleges he was used as a scapegoat in the university's child sex abuse scandal.
August 23, 2012 Graham Spanier lost his job in the wake of the scandal over former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spanier says he never knew Sandusky was molesting young boys.
August 15, 2012 Dismissed because of evidence that he didn't do enough to alert authorities to a former assistant's abuse of young boys, Paterno knew he'd been ruined. "My name," he said, was "gone." Journalist Joe Posnanski's book goes on sale next week.
August 14, 2012 The commission is worried the school's integrity standards and its financial footing, following the child sex abuse scandal.
August 3, 2012 The family argues that the sanctions were implemented in haste and without due process.
August 1, 2012 Mitchell is tasked with making sure the university complies with NCAA sanctions imposed after the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
July 22, 2012 The NCAA says it will levy "corrective and punitive measures" against the school over the child sex abuse scandal involving Jerry Sandusky. The move comes the same day Penn State removed the statue of legendary football coach Joe Paterno from outside the football stadium.
July 13, 2012 The former FBI director's investigators were "more successful in burrowing into the traditionally closed university" than state investigators had been, writes Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Sara Ganim of Harrisburg's The Patriot-News.