news items – radio show about child molesters, Conlin case, Penn State Abuse Scandal

This week there were several new articles about child abuse crimes. There was a radio show on issues related to child molesters and several new articles on Bill Conlin and Jerry Sandusky.

Radio talk show host Keith Hansen interviews researcher and former therapist, Lynn Crook, M.Ed., on current issues related to child molesters.   Where do we find them?  How do they operate?  When should we decide what to do if our child is molested? http://vyzygothraw.com/audio/crook.mp3

Conlin accused by 7th alleged victim
Dec 24, 2011

Another woman came forward Friday to accuse Hall of Fame baseball writer Bill Conlin of sexually abusing her when she was a child, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported….
http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/Bill-Conlin-Philadelphia-columnist-accused-of-child-sexual-abuse-by-7th-alleged-victim-122311

Insurer for Sandusky-founded charity asks court to rule against it having to pay for lawsuits

An insurance company for a charity founded by Jerry Sandusky argued in a federal complaint Friday that it should not have to pay legal expenses or claims for the former Penn State assistant football coach now accused of molesting children.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/insurer-for-sandusky-founded-charity-asks-court-to-rule-against-it-having-to-pay-for-lawsuits/2011/12/23/gIQAw6lPEP_story.html

Former Sandusky charity board members: We needed to know

Former board members of Jerry Sandusky’s charity say its CEO never told them about a 2002 shower incident that is the focus of child sexual abuse charges against the retired Penn State assistant coach. If they knew Sandusky had been banned from bringing kids on campus, they say they could have taken steps to better protect children a decade ago.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/chi-former-second-mile-board-members-we-needed-to-know-20111219,0,2593142.story

Penn State Officials Face Trial In Sex Abuse Case

Accused of trying to cover up Penn State’s child sex abuse scandal, two former administrators will face a trial on perjury charges. A judge made that decision at a preliminary hearing on Friday, as NPR’s Jeff Brady reports.
http://www.npr.org/2011/12/17/143886780/penn-state-officials-face-trial-in-sex-abuse-case

Penn State officials to stand trial in abuse case

A judge ruled on Friday that two former senior Penn State officials must stand trial on charges of lying to a grand jury about what they knew of sexual abuse allegations against former coach Jerry Sandusky.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/17/us-crime-coach-pennstate-idUSTRE7BF01R20111217

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