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Jury finds Sandusky guilty on 45 counts

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Kimberly Kaplan and Michael Isikoff, NBC News, and M. Alex Johnson, msnbc.com reports: Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse Friday night and faces spending the rest of his life in state prison.

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Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after his conviction

Sandusky's attorney, Joseph Amendola, asked Judge John Cleland to allow Sandusky to be released on house arrest, but Cleland summarily rejected the request, saying: "Bail is revoked. Mr. Sandusky is remanded to the custody of the sheriff." Sandusky was immediately led out of the courthouse in handcuffs as a large crowd of onlookers cheered. Read the full story.

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Jerry Sandusky gets into a police car at the Centre County Courthouse in handcuffs

 

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