BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) --
Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child
sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe
The sentence means the 68-year-old former
Penn State assistant coach will be in prison at least until he's nearly 100
Judge John Cleland issued the sentence
Tuesday, three months after a jury convicted Sandusky on 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
maintains his innocence and plans to appeal, a process his lawyer has said will
probably begin in the coming weeks.
is professing his innocence, says he is not a monster and says he didn't do the
"alleged disgusting acts."