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Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Sexual Abuse Allegations in 1976, Insurance Company Claims: Reports

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Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Sexual Abuse Allegations in 1976, Insurance Company Claims: Reports

Originally posted 05/06/2016 10:00AM

Former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno, who died in 2012, knew about sexual abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky since 1976, according to a Pennsylvania court order released Thursday and obtained by PEOPLE.

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Developmentally Disabled Teen Found Dead with Uterus Removed After Accusing Stepfather of Raping and Impregnating Her

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Developmentally Disabled Teen Found Dead with Uterus Removed After Accusing Stepfather of Raping and Impregnating Her

Originally posted 05/04/2016 02:30PM

Authorities described a grisly crime scene: 18-year-old Holli Jeffcoat's bloody body on the floor, her throat slit and uterus removed. She lay dead as her childhood home was engulfed in flames.

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New Jersey Private School Investigates Allegations of Sexual Abuse in 1970s

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New Jersey Private School Investigates Allegations of Sexual Abuse in 1970s

Originally posted 03/30/2016 04:50PM

A New Jersey private school is investigating accusations that a former teacher sexually abused students in the 1970s, PEOPLE confirms.

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Rape Survivor AnnaLynne McCord Thanks Kesha and Lady Gaga for Speaking Out About Sexual Assault: 'I Feel Acceptance and Love'

Rape Survivor AnnaLynne McCord Thanks Kesha and Lady Gaga for Speaking Out About Sexual Assault: 'I Feel Acceptance and Love'

Originally posted 03/18/2016 03:50PM

AnnaLynne McCord, a fierce advocate for those who have endured sexual and physical violence, is speaking out in support of Kesha and Lady Gaga, who have both recently spoken about sexual abuse.

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Father Pleads Guilty to Posing as Teen Boy to Get Explicit Photos of His Teen Daughter

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Father Pleads Guilty to Posing as Teen Boy to Get Explicit Photos of His Teen Daughter

Originally posted 03/17/2016 10:05AM

A New York father has pleaded guilty to federal pornography and exploitation crimes after he pretended to be a 15-year-old boy and tricked his own daughter into an online relationship in which she sent him explicit photos, PEOPLE confirms.

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Brother of Inmate Who Attacked Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle in Prison: 'He Just Can't Be Around Child Molesters'

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Brother of Inmate Who Attacked Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle in Prison: 'He Just Can't Be Around Child Molesters'

Originally posted 03/16/2016 07:20PM

Disgraced Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is said to be recovering from a brutal prison yard beating that's left the admitted sex offender with facial bruising, a bloodied nose and neck abrasions, PEOPLE has learned.

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Jaime King Reveals She's a 'Survivor' of Sexual Abuse: 'It Started at 12'

Jaime King Reveals She's a 'Survivor' of Sexual Abuse: 'It Started at 12'

Originally posted 02/29/2016 10:00PM

Jaime King is advocating for survivors of sexual assault by bravely sharing her own story.

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Joe Biden Gets Standing Ovation at Oscars as He Delivers Powerful Speech Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Originally posted 02/29/2016 12:00AM

Vice President Joe Biden is asking Hollywood stars and the industry's fans to get behind an important cause.

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Mark Ruffalo Joins Sexual Abuse Survivors at a Protest Outside a Catholic Church Just Hours Before the Oscars

Mark Ruffalo Joins Sexual Abuse Survivors at a Protest Outside a Catholic Church Just Hours Before the Oscars

Originally posted 02/28/2016 05:30PM

Mark Ruffalo took part in a protest outside a Los Angeles Catholic Church on Oscars Sunday, joining others who continue to criticize the religious institution for its handling of the worldwide sexual abuse scandal.

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