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Sandusky Trial Comes to an End

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After a three-week trial Jerry Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of 48 charges, Centre Daily Times reports.
Deliberations took more than 20 hours Josh Harper, a member of the jury said.
Matt Sandusky, 33, adopted son of Jerry Sandusky was ready to testify against his father. Matt was sexually abused by Sandusky as a child the Star Tribune reports.

Sandusky Trial

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After four days of testimony from eight men accusing Jerry Sandusky of sexual assault, Sandusky may have a chance to tell his side of the story reports the Star Tribune.
It has not been confirmed that Sandusky will take the stand but his lawyer Joe Amendola suggests that he might reports the Star Tribune.
Sandusky was arrested back in November after accusations of sexual assault from more than a decade ago came to light.
The New York Times reports that Ronald Schreffler, Penn State Police investigator warned Sandusky in 1998 to limit contact with children after he received a complaint from a mother saying her 11-year-old son had showered with Sandusky in the Penn state locker room.

Rodney King Dead at 47

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Rodney King, whose beating by police was caught on camera in 1991 was found dead at 47 CNN reports.
King was found dead in the swimming pool of his California home early Sunday morning. Rialto Police received a call from King's fiancee, Cynthia Kelly, according to CNN. Officers found King at the bottom of the pool, he was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said. Police said there is no initial thought of foul play.
In 1991 King was brutally beaten by local police after a high-speed car chase. The beating was caught on camera and the four officers who were involved were acquitted, which caused riots in Los Angeles. King urged those who turned to violence to stop fighting and to "get along" reported the Star Tribune.
King became the face of police brutality and helped raise the issue that racism is not a thing of the past, but is still present.

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