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The wife of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is getting back the $50,000 she put up for his bail before his conviction on 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
A judge on Thursday granted Sandusky's request to refund the bail to Dottie Sandusky and to release the court's hold on their home, which had been put up as $200,000 collateral.
The 68-year-old Sandusky has been in a county jail since his June conviction on sexually abusing 10 boys, some on campus.
Before that, he'd been on house arrest to await trial.
He's expected to get a lengthy state prison term when sentenced next week, but he maintains his innocence and plans to appeal.
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Changes to football season ticket guidelines at Penn State aim to boost attendance two years after the school instituted new donation levels that left some fans unhappy.
With the homecoming game vs. Northwestern on tap for Saturday, average attendance is down slightly since 2010, though donations to the football booster club are up slightly.
To counter, Penn State this week lowered...
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A former Penn State graduate assistant who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at his sex abuse trial sued the university on Tuesday for what he calls defamation and misrepresentation. Mike McQueary's whistle-blower lawsuit claims his treatment by the university since Sandusky was...
Northwestern brings an undefeated record and a No. 22 national ranking to Beaver Stadium Saturday. Throw in the fact that it’s Homecoming and the ingredients for a big game are there.
As the Penn State season progresses it seems every game has gotten bigger – this week is no exception.
The Nittany Lions are 3-2 after three straight wins. Penn State hammered Illinois last...
Penn State won't increase football season ticket prices or current donation levels in 2013, and announced tweaks to guidelines including a lower, $200 level of giving for booster-club members.
The changes were announced Wednesday amid smaller crowds at Beaver Stadium for the first three games of 2012. While still large for college football, Penn State nonconference attendance...
The bronzed statue outside Beaver Stadium is gone. The record of 409 career victories erased by the NCAA.
But reminders of late head coach Joe Paterno still surround Penn State football game days around Beaver Stadium, from the ''409'' tailgate banners in the parking lots, to the mementos left at the site where the statue once stood.
They're sure to sprout up...
The whistle blower in the now infamous Penn State sex scandal has officially sued the university.
Mike McQueary, the former graduate assistant who witnessed then defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky performing sexual acts on children in the Penn State football locker room is suing for what he claims is defamation and misrepresentation. McQueary claims that the lawsuit is based on...
With all the vacated Joe Paterno wins, the last time Penn State won a football game, officially, Mike McQueary was the quarterback. Today he’s suing the school where he made his name for $4 million- which is probably much much more than the victims of Jerry Sandusky will get.
McQueary is seeking whistleblower status and wrongful termination damages. Right now he’s unhirable...
Mark Harrington and Nirav Dalal provide the ultimate preview for the Nittany Lions' Homecoming outing (and the rest of the college football weekend). Get the lowdown on the keys to the game and much more right here.