Police: PSU rioters caused $190,000 in damages
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State College police say rioters caused at least $190,000 in damage when they took to the streets after the ouster of legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno.
Police Chief Tom King said much of the damage was tied to a TV news van that was tipped over by rioters.
Authorities have charged 38 people in connection with the riot. All but three are Penn State students.
The Patriot-News reported that State College police have also logged about 725 hours of overtime related to the sex scandal that led to Mr. Paterno's firing.
The university Board of Trustees fired Mr. Paterno Nov. 9, a few days after former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with sexually abusing children. Mr. Sandusky has said he's innocent.
First Published December 22, 2011 12:00 am