By The Associated Press
A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on grand jury reports, court appearances and testimony. Some key dates in Penn State football and since the scandal broke are included.
- 1969 - Jerry Sandusky
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) - A bright green duffel bag caught maintenance worker Ralph Smith's eye as he emptied trash in a bin at motel just off a major interstate in northeast Oklahoma.
Curious, he unzipped it. Inside were a pile of brown bottles with cloth
By The Associated Press
Jerry Sandusky faces sentencing Tuesday on 45 counts of child sexual abuse, and what he gets will be decided by Judge John Cleland, but the state's sentencing guidelines will factor into the equation.
Key elements involved, drawn largely from an analysis by the
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Officials voted Tuesday to keep San Francisco's sheriff in office, nearly seven months after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor false imprisonment charge stemming from a New Year's Eve dispute with his actress wife.
Four of the 11-
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Days after taking his wife off life support, George Cary got a phone call that confirmed his suspicions: Her meningitis-related death was linked to tainted steroid injections at a Michigan clinic that had regularly treated her back pain.
The doctor on
By BEN FELLER and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Exactly one month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both declaring they will win a race for the White House that remains anything but clear. Their trails are crossing again
By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Tuesday warned that the U.S. mainland is within range of its missiles and said that Washington's recent agreement to let Seoul possess missiles capable of hitting all of the North shows the allies are plotting to
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - In what sounded at times like a locker room pep talk, Jerry Sandusky rambled in his red prison suit about being the underdog in the fourth quarter, about forgiveness, about dogs and about the movie "Seabiscuit."
With his accusers seated
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - From Florida to Virginia, Massachusetts to California, candidates and political parties seeking to squeeze every vote from a divided electorate are targeting America's newest citizens. It's a relatively small bloc but one that can be
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A teenager charged in a deadly scheme to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers went on trial on murder charges Tuesday, waving to prospective jurors when he was introduced in court and taking notes and conferring with his attorneys