PSU Sex Abuse Scandal
- Freeh turning to federal court in defamation lawsuit
- PSU alumnus intends to sue school, trustees over losing BOT election
- PSU joins NCAA in requesting court documents stay sealed
- Judge approves transfer of more Second Mile assets
- Pa. court won't speed up Spanier vs. Freeh lawsuit
- Kane report sheds light on child abuse reporting recommendations
- Corbett: I've never condemned Paterno, 'never will'
- Kane investigation tops $180K, reveals no political motivation
- AG Kane releases report on Sandusky investigation
- Sandusky's wife refutes Attorney General's report
- Report: Missteps, delays abundant in Sandusky investigation
- Report to be released on Sandusky abuse investigation
- AG plans Monday release of Sandusky case review
- Penn State AD Joyner announces retirement
- Corbett says he read Sandusky investigation report
- Senate committee approves PSU BOT reform legislation
- PSU BOT reform legislation vote expected Tuesday
- Judge sets Jan. trial in suit over Penn State fine
- Gov. Corbett meets with investigator over Sandusky case
- Freeh seeks speedy trial on PSU defamation claims
- No rulings in Paterno vs. NCAA hearing
- Paterno family continues fight for more documents in case vs. NCAA
- Erickson reflects on time spent as PSU President
- Penn State announces board of trustee voting results
- PSU BOT voting appears to be down after recording breaking years
- NCAA: Paterno sanctions lawsuit 'ignores reality'
- Rominger files response about leaked court docs, case is sealed
- Rominger responds to court over Sandusky media leaks, would want his filings sealed
- Franklin's involvement in Vanderbilt rape case questioned
- Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills
- Freeh gets expedited appeal in Spanier lawsuit
- Court seeks to examine Penn St.-NCAA agreement
- PSU Clery Act investigation remains ongoing
- PA Supreme Court won't hear Sandusky appeal
- Spanier asks federal court to halt criminal case
- PSU nixed plan to tribute Paterno after his death
- Freeh appeals ruling that delayed Spanier lawsuit
- Low support in state House for PSU BOT changes
- Documents released showing how Freeh was hired for PSU report
- Delay of Spanier's defamation suit lawsuit affirmed
- Former Sandusky lawyer surrenders law license
- Group continues to push for more PSU records to be released
- Former Sandusky attorney being investigated
- Centre Co. seeing spike in abuse case reports in recent week
- Pa. Attorney General's Sandusky case costs nearing $100K
- Former PSU admins again asking for cases to be dismissed
- Penn State expected to name new president today
- AG Kane: Internal review of Sandusky case delayed
- Pa. Court denies Sandusky attorney's appeal
- Judge rules Baldwin testimony may be permissible against 3 PSU ex-administrators
- Paterno lawsuit against NCAA will move forward
- Former PSU president seeks delay in defamation suit against Louis Freeh
- Centre Co. experts weigh in on Lynn case's impact on accused Penn State official's future
- Documentary about State College after Sandusky scandal premieres
- Baldwin testimony quashed; Curley, Schultz, Spanier hearing wraps up early
- Pa. House advances child-abuse reforms
- State details case against ex-PSU president
- Possible changes proposed to PSU sanctions
- Victim 9 sues Sandusky, PSU
- State senators propose PSU Board of Trustee changes
- Expenses for PSU scandal near $52 million
- AG argues against court hearing Sandusky appeal
- Judge sets hearing date for Spanier vs. Freeh case
- Search for next PSU president extended
- Jerry Sandusky lawyers file notice of another appeal
- PSU board calls off special meeting
- Paterno family lawsuit vs. NCAA goes before judge
- Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over Sandusky
- Sen. denied request to intervene in NCAA suit
- Lawyers: 19 Sandusky victims settle with Penn St.
- Pa. appeals court: No new trial for Sandusky
- NCAA to restore Penn State football scholarships
- PSU student files lawsuit against police
- Borrowing, protest to mark Penn State meeting
- Sandusky's 1st appeal hearing set for Tuesday
- Former prosecutor says he doesn't think Paterno aided in cover-up
- Changes made to Jerry Sandusky appeal hearing
- PA Superior Court panel to hear Jerry Sandusky appeal
- 3 former PSU administrators to face trial
- McQueary: Paterno said Old Main 'screwed up'
- Testimony: Public information office 'in the dark' about Sandusky investigation
- Penn State community wants answers from administrator hearing
- Freeh stands behind findings in new interview
- Spanier denied access to some evidence
- 6 News Investigation: PSU trustee works to clear criminal record
- Judge approves Matt Sandusky, family name change, documents possibly to be sealed
- Judge to seal Sandusky family request for name change
- Paterno statue removal anniversary
- $90K missing from fraternity
- Paterno statue removal anniversary
AG Kane: Internal review of Sandusky case delayed
Updated: Friday, May 30 2014, 12:42 PM EDT
By: Marc Stempka
HARRISBURG -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor said her department's internal investigation into the handling and prosecution of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case has been delayed, mostly in part to difficulty in recovering emails and the uncovering of new information that will require a judge's review.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said in a news release Wednesday that it has been one year since she appointed H. Geoffrey Moulton Jr., to lead the office's internal review of the Sandusky investigation and that work continues to review how the case was handled.
"Mr. Moulton has been both thorough and diligent, reviewing and analyzing a substantial documentary records and, despite not having the power to compel testimony through subpoena, interviewing a wide range of witnesses," Kane said.
A grand jury looking into Sandusky's crimes was convened and had been meeting for several years prior to his arrest on child sex abuse charges in November, 2011.
Gov. Tom Corbett was the state's attorney general at the time the Sandusky grand jury convened. Corbett was elected attorney general in 2004 and won re-election in 2008. He left the office after winning the gubernatorial race in 2010, and then appointed Linda Kelly for the position. Kelly oversaw the prosecution and investigators who worked to convict Sandusky.
At the time of her investigation's announcement, Kane said Moulton would be helping with conducting "a comprehensive and independent examination" of information related to the handling of the Sandusky investigation.
Kane said once the report is complete, it will be made public.
Kane said some factors have combined to slow down the process of compiling the report, and some of those delays were not expected. One of the big, time-consuming challenges was collecting written records, specifically emails.
"For reasons that will be described in more detail when the report is made public, until last fall we believed the [Office of the Attorney General] emails for the relevant time period had been permanently removed from [Office of the Attorney General] storage systems (pursuant to a then-existing document-retention policy) and were unrecoverable," Kane said. "Since then, we have developed a recovery process that is ongoing."
Also delaying the findings will be the releasing of information not previously made public prior to the grand jury convening in this case, Kane said. Because of that, the office will need "judicial approval" before releasing the report.
"We have been working with the assigned grand jury judge on this issue," Kane said.
Additionally, Kane said those discussed in the report should have the chance for "due process and fairness [that] require that certain individuals discussed in the report be afforded the opportunity to review and comment on those aspects of the report that pertain to them."
Kane said they hoped to have this process complete as soon as possible.
"The release of the review findings will be determined only by the time necessary to complete a comprehensive review," Kane said. "I remain fully committed to that approach. Pennsylvanians deserve that full and true story, and I will not permit a rush to judgment to interfere with a thorough review."
Kane said no additional comment would be made between the update and the release of the findings.
Sandusky was a former Penn State football coach, serving with the team through his retirement in 1999, but maintained access to university facilities in the years following his retirement.
Sandusky was also one of the founders of the Second Mile, a charity designed to assist underprivileged children.
Prosecutors said Sandusky used the charity as a way to identify potential abuse victims. Sandusky was convicted on 45 counts related to child sexual abuse in June 2012. He is serving a 30- to 60-year sentence in a state prison.
Three former Penn State administrators, former university President Graham Spanier, former Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Vice President for Business Gary Schultz are awaiting trial on charges they covered up Sandusky's abuses, some of which happened on Penn State's main campus in Centre County.