sex abuse http://wamc.org en Sandusky at Courthouse for Child Sex-Abuse Trial http://wamc.org/post/sandusky-courthouse-child-sex-abuse-trial <p>Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse for the start of his child sex-abuse trial.</p><p>Sandusky arrived at the courthouse in Bellefonte on Monday morning along with defense attorney Joe Amendola. He smiled briefly for cameras before walking inside.</p><p>A jury of seven women and five men are scheduled to hear opening statements in the case, ending months of pretrial wrangling in the high-profile case that led to the firing of legendary late Penn State coach Joe Paterno. Many of the jurors have strong ties to the university.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 13:32:30 +0000 40773 at http://wamc.org Sandusky at Courthouse for Child Sex-Abuse Trial Seven-Year Sex-Abuse Sentence for NY Karate Teacher http://wamc.org/post/seven-year-sex-abuse-sentence-ny-karate-teacher <p>A kung fu grandmaster has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing girls during martial arts lessons in the New York suburbs.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 11:48:47 +0000 Dave Lucas 39573 at http://wamc.org Seven-Year Sex-Abuse Sentence for NY Karate Teacher