The U.S. Attorney in the District of Massachusetts charged 50 people, including two television stars, CEOs and coaches, in federal court as part of a long-running, nationwide $25 million conspiracy to illicitly gain admission for their children to top colleges and universities. Both Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives) and Lori Loughlin (Full House, Fuller House) were charged as part of the alleged scheme, which dates to 2011.
On Friday, a judge sentenced 3 Pennsylvania State University officials to short jail time and home confinement due to their roles in not reporting key information they knew on a child molestation case from 2002, The officials denied that they were told at the time that the episode in the shower was overtly sexual. A jury in March found former president Graham B. Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child, “the single most important thing I can say is that I’m sorry,” he told the court on Friday. “I deeply regret that I did not intervene far more carefully.”