Sandusky charges won't be dropped
BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- The judge overseeing Jerry Sandusky's child sex abuse case on Friday denied the defense's request to have the charges dismissed, leaving all 52 counts intact with opening statements three days away.
Judge John Cleland's three-paragraph order didn't explain why he turned down a set of defense motions.
Sandusky's attorney had asked for all charges to be thrown out or at least for Cleland to conduct a hearing to see if some charges were supported by sufficient facts.
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