By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo.com June 21, 2012
BROOKLYN — Four men were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly offering a $500,000 bribe to a sexually abused teenager to get her to drop charges against a popular Orthodox community counselor who is presently on trial in Brooklyn.
The media gather in front of Centre County Courthouse after
Former Penn State football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky
waived his right to a preliminary hearing Dec. 13.
Victorian town braces for crush of Sandusky trial
By Jeremy Roebuck Inquirer Staff Writer December 13, 2011
BELLEFONTE, Pa. - The circus came to town Monday.
Hundreds of reporters from news outlets from across the country, dozens of interested lawyers, and run-of-the-mill gawkers descended on this small Victorian town for what may be the most anticipated legal spectacle the community has ever hosted.
With the preliminary hearing of former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on sex-abuse charges set for Tuesday morning, news vans and satellite trucks lined the streets, a coffee shop posted special "hearing hours," and police readied barricades to block off what are expected to be the most heavily trafficked areas.
Residents of the community of 6,000 people talked of little else, wishing each other "Good luck tomorrow" as they passed one another in the streets. READ MORE