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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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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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Sandusky judge denies accusers’ bid for pseudonyms

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Alleged victims of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will have to testify using their real names, and tweets or other electronic communications by reporters will not be permitted during the trial, the judge ruled ...

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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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