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Telling a traumatic story in front of a national eye

For years before becoming an editor, I spent week in and week out sitting in court hearings or standing at crime scenes. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched witnesses cry on the stand while recounting their ordeals, … Continue reading

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Why Sandusky is entitled to bail

Following former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky’s latest arrest on more sexual child abuse charges, I was being asked, “Why don’t they just keep him in jail?” Chief Deputy Prosecutor Jenn Russell, of the York County District Attorney’s Office, has … Continue reading

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Local Penn State grad one of Sandusky case prosecutors

You’ve seen her name in the plethora of stories about former Penn State coach and accused pedophile Jerry Sandusky. But before Jonelle Eshbach, an 11-year veteran prosecutor with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office, was assigned to a case with nationwide … Continue reading

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It’s Jerry’s call

What is disturbing as the Jerry Sandusky scandal plays out is that he still has control of these young men’s futures. If Sandusky forces the allegations against him to trial, they could be compelled to tell their stories again. This … Continue reading

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