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SANDUSKY VERDICT IS IN

NBC News

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky and his wife Dottie arriving the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Friday night

Kimberly Kaplan, NBC News, and M. Alex Johnson, msnbc.com reports: BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A verdict has been reached in the child sexual abuse trial of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, court officials said Friday night.

It could be quite some time before the verdict is actually known, however. Under rules set down by the judge, no one may enter or leave the courtroom or send any communications until all 48 counts have been dispensed with, the jury has been dismissed and court has adjourned. Read the full story.