Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Joe Paterno

In this combination photo, actor Al Pacino, left, appears during a photo shoot in New York on Dec. 7, 2012 and Penn State football coach Joe Paterno pauses during a media day press conference at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., on Aug. 8, 2004.

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Pacino will star as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming HBO biopic directed by Barry Levinson. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with the fallout from the child ...
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, June 2, 2017.

BY MARC LEVY and MICHAEL RUBINKAM HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s former president and two other ex-administrators were sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail for failing to report a child sexual abuse allegation against Jerry Sandusky ...
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier and his wife Sandra, arrives for the fourth day of his trial at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa. Spanier is charged with conspiracy and endangering the welfare of children. (Dan Gleiter /PennLive.com via AP)

BY MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in the criminal trial of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier spent more than six hours deliberating Thursday without reaching a verdict regarding the child endangerment and conspiracy charges he faces ...
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, second left, and his wife Sandra, arrives for the third day of his trial at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (Dan Gleiter/PennLive.com via AP)

BY MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The former Penn State athletic director who pleaded guilty last week to child endangerment testified Wednesday he now thinks his response to a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy was ...
In this combination of file photos, Penn State President Graham Spanier, left, walks on the field before an NCAA college football game Oct. 8, 2011, in State College, Pa., and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves in custody after being found guilty of child sexual abuse charges on June 22, 2012, at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

BY MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The failure of Penn State’s former president to report child molestation accusations against Jerry Sandusky allowed evil “to run wild,” prosecutors said Tuesday at the start of Graham Spanier’s trial. A defense attorney ...
In this Oct. 29, 2011, file photo, Penn State President Graham Spanier, left, presents head football coach Joe Paterno, right, with a plaque commemorating Paterno's 409th collegiate win after an NCAA college football game against Illinois in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

BY MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Penn State’s former president on charges that he put children at risk by mishandling child sex abuse complaints about retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. ...
This file combination photo shows former Penn State Vice President Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State Director of Athletics Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photos/File)

BY MARK SCOLFORO and MARC LEVY HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two former Penn State administrators admitted Monday to mishandling child-sex allegations against Jerry Sandusky, pleading guilty more than five years after the scandal rocked the university and led to the ...
This file combination photo shows former Penn State Vice President Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State Director of Athletics Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State president Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photos/File)

BY MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three former Penn State administrators facing child endangerment charges for their handling of the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal have asked a judge for permission to pursue an appeal, barely a month before their ...
In this May 15, 2014 file photo, a logo is lifted by crane to the back of a scoreboard at Penn State's Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State said Friday it won’t fight a $2.4 million fine stemming from a five-year federal investigation that found the university repeatedly violated campus crime reporting requirements, including in the case of former assistant football ...
Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Bellefonte, Pa. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP)

BY MARK SCOLFORO and MICHAEL R. SISAK HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal officials looking into how Penn State handled child sexual-abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky hit the university with a record $2.4 million fine Thursday, saying ...
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