Jerry Sandusky pleads not guilty
BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky stunned a packed courtroom Tuesday and backed out of a preliminary hearing at the last minute, avoiding a face-to-face confrontation with accusers who his lawyer said were just trying to cash in by making up allegations of child sex abuse.
Sandusky pleaded not guilty to 52 charges of sexual assault and vowed afterward to "stay the course, to fight for four quarters."
His lawyer, Joe Amendola, then took ...
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