Penn State removes Paterno statue

Associated Press
Workers handle the statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno before removing the statue Sunday, July 22, 2012, in State College, Pa. The famed statue of Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium Sunday, eliminating a key piece of the iconography surrounding the once-sainted football coach accused of burying child sex abuse allegations against a retired assistant.  (AP Photo/John Beale)

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Amid recent fallout the statue of Penn State's late, disgraced former football coach Joe Paterno has been taken down, after university officials announced July 22 its decision to remove it. According to the Paterno family, tearing down of Penn St. coach's statue 'does not serve victims' of Sandusky.

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