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Ex-Penn State coach Sandusky arrested, faces new charges

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 - 01:13

Dec. 7 - Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on Wednesday and charged with 12 new counts of sexual abuse of minors. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on Wednesday -- charged with 12 new counts of sexual abuse of minors according to the Pennsylvania Attorney General. The charges against the 67 year-old former coach include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and unlawful contact with a minor. The new charges stem from grand jury testimony from two new victims, young men identified as Victim 9 and Victim 10. Sandusky HAD faced 40 sexual abuse charges involving eight boys over a 15-year period. The scandal has rocked an institution considered a U.S. football powerhouse -- and has led the firing of Penn State's president and its revered football coach Joe Paterno. Sandusky faces a preliminary hearing on all charges on Tuesday. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters.

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Ex-Penn State coach Sandusky arrested, faces new charges

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 - 01:13