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Sandusky defense: Police gave details to accusers

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Defense attorneys in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial suggested in their questioning Tuesday that investigators shared details among accusers, planting the seeds of the alleged victims’ evolving accounts of abuse. The defense also called more witnesses ...

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Judge: Prosecutors could wrap Sandusky case soon

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — The judge overseeing Jerry Sandusky’s child sex-abuse trial says prosecutors could finish presenting their case Thursday. Judge John Cleland tells jurors that if that happens he’ll give them an updated trial schedule at the end of the ...

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Witness: Sandusky abused on campus, in saunas

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky’s trial in the Penn State scandal opened in graphic fashion Monday with the first witness testifying that the retired coach molested him in the locker-room showers and in hotels while trying to ensure his silence ...

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Judge denies motions to toss Sandusky sex charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — The judge overseeing Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse case on Friday denied the defense’s request to have the charges dismissed, leaving all 52 counts intact with opening statements three days away. Judge John Cleland’s three-paragraph order didn’t ...

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Judge won’t delay Jerry Sandusky’s sex-abuse trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A judge on Wednesday denied a request from former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky to delay the June 5 start of his child sex-abuse trial. Judge John Cleland, saying no trial date is perfect but that ...

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Sandusky wants sex-abuse trial postponed

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer on Wednesday asked for a delay in the former Penn State assistant football coach’s child sex-abuse trial, saying he needed more time to prepare and that he was still waiting for disclosure of prosecution ...

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Penn State prosecutors change key allegation date

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Prosecutors didn’t have all the facts before filing charges against two administrators in the Penn State sex abuse case, lawyers for the men said after the attorney general’s office changed the date of a key allegation that ...

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