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Lawyers Battle If Sandusky Got Fair Trial

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 03.12.2013 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky emerged from prison to attend a hearing 200 miles away at which his lawyers argued Thursday he deserves a new t...

Good Riddance, Mr. Sandusky

Diane Dimond | Posted 12.17.2012 | Crime
Diane Dimond

The sentencing of Jerry Sandusky wasn't justice for just the ten victims who had their stories told in open court. It was also for at least a dozen other men who have now come forward to say the former Penn State football coach molested them too. I was there to see it.

Jerry Sandusky, Victims Plan To Speak At Sentencing

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 12.08.2012 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky and at least some of his victims plan to address the judge at his sentencing, a proceeding that may last less t...

Sandusky Asks Court To Return Wife's Bail

AP | Posted 12.04.2012 | Crime

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — A judge on Thursday granted a request by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky that the court return to...

Sandusky Lawyer Says Adopted Son's Abuse Claims Gutted Defense

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 09.21.2012 | Crime

-- Jerry Sandusky reversed course and decided not to take the witness stand after his adopted son came forward and told prosecutors the former Penn S...

Jerry Sandusky Is No Judge of Talent on Defense

David Coleman | Posted 08.24.2012 | Crime
David Coleman

As the trial wound down to its inevitable conclusion, Jerry Sandusky's attorney Joe Amendola topped all his prior gaffes and professional missteps with his comments about the inevitability of a guilty verdict.

George Takei: Is This A Phaser I See Before Me?

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy) Joe Amendola had what looked like an original "Star Trek" phaser. If authe...

David Lohr

Defense Witness: Jerry Sandusky Is A 'Wonderful Man' | David Lohr | Posted 06.19.2012 | Crime

Update 5:15 p.m. -- During afternoon testimony, the defense called the neighbor of accuser #1’s mother to the stand. The witness said that, contrary...

Defense Witness Calls Sandusky A 'Local Hero'

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky opened his defense in his molestation trial Monday with character witnesses who defended his reputation, includ...

David Lohr

Sandusky Witnesses Also Showered With Boys | David Lohr | Posted 06.18.2012 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -– Two witnesses described sharing communal showers with young boys as something "very common" that is done "all the time" when the ...

David Lohr

Prosecution Rests Case Against Sandusky | David Lohr | Posted 06.18.2012 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Prosecutors in the trial against Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant coach accused of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 1...

Sandusky Trial's Second Week Turns To Defense Case

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- The defense in Jerry Sandusky's child sexual abuse trial could begin putting on its own witnesses early this week, and one of them ...

Sandusky Defense Strategy Begins To Emerge

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 08.17.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- After a gripping, emotionally charged four days of testimony that saw eight men from 18 to 28 years old tell jurors that Jerry Sand...

'Hollywood Treasure': Forrest Gump's Running Hat

Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

A prop from "Forrest Gump" was the latest piece of memorabilia to make a fortune at auction on "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy). Joe...

'Hollywood Treasure': Forrest Gump's Running Hat

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

A prop from "Forrest Gump" was the latest piece of memorabilia to make a fortune at auction on "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy). Joe...

Attorney General Describes Sandusky Is a Predatory Pedophile

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- The lead prosecutor called Jerry Sandusky a serial predator in opening statements Monday, while a defense lawyer said the young men...

Jerry Sandusky the Idol or Jerry Sandusky the Monster: How the Trial Will Play Out

Mari Fagel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

From a distance this case seems like a slam-dunk for the prosecution. There are ten different alleged victims. There's an independent witness, football assistant Mike McQueary.

Jerry Sandusky Trial: Who's Who

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.04.2012 | Crime

-- The main players in the Penn State scandal: JERRY SANDUSKY...

Sandusky's Lawyer: Victims Must Be More Specific About Alleged Abuse

Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

A lawyer for Jerry Sandusky claims prosecutors should provide more details about when and where alleged incidents of sexual abuse took place. Atto...

Sandusky Lawyer Requests Info On Alleged Victims

AP | Posted 01.19.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- An attorney for a former Penn State football assistant coach accused of molesting boys has filed a request for information prosecut...

Sandusky And Wife Reportedly Considering Another Interview

Posted 02.27.2012 | Media

Jerry Sandusky, Penn State's shamed former assistant football coach, is reportedly considering to sit down for another interview after the new year. T...

Arrested NBC News Correspondent Could Face Reassignment

Posted 02.23.2012 | Media

Jay Gray, the NBC News correspondent who was arrested with a DUI in mid-December, may be reassigned from the Penn State sex abuse scandal he has been ...

NBC News Correspondent Arrested After Partying With Sandusky's Lawyer

Posted 02.21.2012 | Media

NBC News correspondent Jay Gray was arrested after attending a party hosted by Joe Amendola, the lawyer of shamed former assistant football coach Jerr...

Another Sandusky Lawyer Offers Possible Explanation For Showers With Boys

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.16.2011 | Sports

After waiving his right to a preliminary hearing earlier this week, Jerry Sandusky continued to maintain that he is not guilty of the more than 50 cou...

Ann Curry's Tough Questions To Jerry Sandusky's Lawyer

Posted 12.14.2011 | Media

"Today" anchor Ann Curry had some tough questions prepared for Joe Amendola on Wednesday, the lawyer of Penn State's former assistant football coach J...