Frederic Bourke, co-founder of the luxury-handbag maker Dooney & Bourke, is set to enter prison this week for conspiring 15 years ago in what prosecutors called “one of the most audacious” bribery schemes ever attempted in the former Soviet Union.
Pennsylvania State University longtime football head coach Joe Paterno, fired President Graham Spanier and other officials failed to protect children from sexual abuse by former coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a report by investigator Louis Freeh.
Pennsylvania State University’s athletic director and a former school vice president were ordered to stand trial on charges of lying about a 2002 sex- abuse allegation against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Charges against ex-Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier stem from a cache of evidence uncovered by prosecutors this year that include e-mails linking him to a conspiracy to cover up the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, according to a grand jury report.
Second Mile, the foundation for needy children started by former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, may not survive the scandal over charges that he molested eight boys, the charity’s vice chairman said.
Sierra Club will seek to block Dominion Resources Inc.’s export of liquefied natural gas at Maryland’s Cove Point terminal, the executive director said, as the company signed deals for shippers to use the plant.
Gary Schultz and Timothy Curley, the two Pennsylvania State University officials accused of lying in the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse case, asked a judge to dismiss the perjury charge against them claiming it lacks specificity and can’t be corroborated.
Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer and prosecutors negotiated late into last night to set the stage for the abbreviated preliminary hearing in the child sex-abuse case against the former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach.
An ex-Pennsylvania State University defensive coordinator under football Coach Joe Paterno was charged with sexually assaulting boys, and two school officials were accused of lying to a grand jury about what they knew of the incidents.