PSU taps ex-FBI director Freeh for investigation

(AP) - Former FBI director Louis Freeh is promisinga thorough, independent investigation into policies and activitiesat Penn State that relate to the child sex-abuse allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Freeh said Monday that his investigation will go beyond thetimeframe laid out in a grand jury report released earlier thismonth. The report alleges a series of sexual assaults by Sandusky,some on Penn State's campus.

Freeh vowed to investigate activities stretching back to themid-1970s.

Retired Air Force Col. and astronaut Guion Bluford will be partof the investigation. Bluford is a 1964 Penn State graduate.

Sandusky has denied sexual contact with children butacknowledged showering with boys and embracing them.

Sandusky proclaims innocence in NBC interview Many in NJ agree with Paterno firing Penn State trustees fire Paterno, university president Paterno to retire at end of season

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