Jerry Sandusky 30 years

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sits in a car while leaving the Centre County Courthouse, on Dec. 13, 2011 in Bellefonte, Pa. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced To At Least 30 Years

Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison β€” effectively a life sentence β€” in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.