November 14, 2011 It took more than a decade, Harrisburg's Patriot-News reports, for authorities to believe that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was abusing young boys — even though there were many clues. Sandusky says he's innocent.
November 11, 2011 Students and alumni are trying to show support for the alleged victims of sexual abuse and on prevention of such crimes against them. At Saturday's game, many will wear blue T-shirts sold to raise money for charities that fight child abuse.
November 11, 2011 The alleged sexual abuse of young boys by a former assistant football coach is "a tragedy," Rodney Erickson added, and "it will take all of us some time to come to grips with the full magnitude of the damage that has been done."
November 11, 2011 The mother was also infuriated to learn that public school officials had allowed former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to be alone with her son.
November 10, 2011 Penn State students flooded downtown State College, Pa., after the school's trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university President Graham Spanier amid a growing furor over their handling of sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach. Police in riot gear used pepper spray to try to break up the crowd.
November 9, 2011 Touched: The Jerry Sandusky Story, came out in 2001. Co-author Kip Richeal says he never saw Sandusky do anything inappropriate with young boys.
November 9, 2011 The coach's decision to leave at the end of the season comes amid a scandal that has rocked Penn State and college football. A former assistant coach has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing young boys. In a statement, the 84-year-old Paterno said, "I wish I had done more."
November 9, 2011 The school's trustees are also launching their own investigation into the allegations that a former assistant football coach sexually abused young boys — and that some school officials had been told but didn't alert police.
November 8, 2011 Rep. Patrick Meehan wants the government to investigate whether Penn State officials, including football coach Joe Paterno (above), broke federal laws if they failed to report allegations of child sexual abuse.
November 8, 2011 Allegations that a former assistant football coach was sexually abusing young boys, and that university officials didn't tell police, are raising questions about whether it's time for Joe Paterno to step aside.