Details are still not known, but word is beginning to trickle out that Penn State's board of trustees voted last night to remove the statue. Kim Jones of the NFL Network and WFAN radio in New York—a Penn State alumna—was first with the news:
And Bonnie Bernstein has also chimed in with something similar:
I imagine there will be more on this later.
Update (1:10 p.m.): Hang on.