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Bill Cosby loses appeal after sexual assault conviction

Dec 11, 2019 - 10:23 AM

US comedian Bill Cosby loses his appeal against his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago

Bill Cosby appeals sexual assault conviction

Jun 26, 2019 - 11:59 AM

Bill Cosby, who is currently serving jail time, is appealing the court's verdict that found him guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago

Bill Cosby sent to prison for 3 to 10 years

Sep 26, 2018 - 5:33 AM

Found guilty on April 26 of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, Cosby is impassive as Judge Steven O'Neill hands down the sentence on Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania

SENTENCED. Comedian Bill Cosby is taken into custody at Montgomery County Courthouse September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, after being sentenced to at least 3 years in prison and branded a "sexually violent predator" for assaulting a woman at his Philadelphia mansion 14 years ago.  Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Cosby back in court September 24 for start of sentencing

Sep 24, 2018 - 4:34 PM

Bill Cosby faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years on sexual assault charges

Washington's Kennedy Center rescinds Cosby awards

May 08, 2018 - 7:30 AM

The move comes just days after Cosby was expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscars

GUILTY. Bill Cosby has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscars. He has also been stripped of various honorary degrees.. File photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP

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May 04, 2018 - 9:48 PM

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Film Academy expels actor Bill Cosby, director Roman Polanski

May 04, 2018 - 12:04 PM

The Academy's decision comes in light of the sexual assault cases against both men

Kim and Moon meeting, Demolition of Boracay structures, Cosby found guilty | Midday wRap

Apr 27, 2018 - 12:23 PM

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Apr 27, 2018 - 11:31 AM

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INTER-KOREAN SUMMIT. This screengrab from the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) taken on April 27, 2018 shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un (L) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in walking together past the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries at Panmunjeom. AFP PHOTO / KOREAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM (KBS)

Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault

Apr 27, 2018 - 7:55 AM

(UPDATED) Bill Cosby sat emotionless in the packed courtroom in Norristown as the verdict was read out to stifled sobs in the gallery. Cosby's attorney vows to appeal.

GUILTY. Actor and comedian Bill Cosby comes out of the Courthouse after the verdict in the retrial of his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania on April 26, 2018. Photo by Dominick Reuter/AFP

Con man, pathological liar? Closings at Bill Cosby trial

Apr 25, 2018 - 10:51 AM

The frail 80-year-old Cosby could spend the rest of his life behind bars if convicted of aggravated indecent assault against Andrea Constand

TRIAL. The jury will be instructed by April 25. File photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP

Accuser wants 'serial rapist convicted' in Cosby retrial

Apr 12, 2018 - 8:07 AM

(UPDATED) His retrial is the first such celebrity case of the #MeToo era

RETRIAL. Bill Cosby (C) and his spokesman Andrew Wyatt (L) in the Montgomery County Courthouse after jury selection for his sexual assault retrial April 5, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images/AFP

Bill Cosby back on trial for sexual assault in #MeToo world

Apr 09, 2018 - 11:16 AM

The comedian returns to trial, to face the sexual assault case filed by former university employee Andrea Constand

NORRISTOWN, PA - APRIL 5: Bill Cosby (C) and his spokesman Andrew Wyatt (L) in the Montgomery County Courthouse after jury selection for his sexual assault retrial April 5, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. A former Temple University employee alleges that the entertainer drugged and molested her in 2004 at his home in suburban Philadelphia. More than 40 women have accused the 80 year old entertainer of sexual assault. Mark Makela/Getty Images/AFP

Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies

Feb 27, 2018 - 2:34 PM

Ensa, 44, dies from renal disease according to Cosby's publicist

Bill Cosby arrives on the sixth day of jury deliberations of his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 17, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.   The jury of the trial for American actor Bill Cosby suspended its work Friday night, unable to determine a verdit after 52 hours of deliberations. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

University of Pennsylvania revokes degrees of Wynn, Cosby

Feb 03, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Officials of the University of Pennsylvania say it has been a century since the university last revoked an honorary degree

REVOCATION. The University of Pennsylvania revokes the honorary degrees of Bill Cosby and Steve Wynn. Wynn file photo by Mike Clarke/AFP

Bill Cosby forced to hire new lawyers for assault retrial

Aug 17, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The comedian is looking for a new lawyer after his lawyers Brian McMonagle and Angela Agrusa quit representing him

Bill Cosby arrives on the sixth day of jury deliberations of his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 17, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.   The jury of the trial for American actor Bill Cosby suspended its work Friday night, unable to determine a verdit after 52 hours of deliberations. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

US judge sets Bill Cosby retrial for November 6

Jul 07, 2017 - 11:02 AM

The comedian has been publicly accused of sexual assault by some 60 women

ON TRIAL. Bill Cosby arrives on the sixth day of jury deliberations of his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 17, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/ AFP

U.S. judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual assault case

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:37 PM

2nd UPDATE The jury says they remained deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict on the fallen TV star s case Prosecutors vow to seek a retrial

BILL COSBY. Actor Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 6, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. File photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP

Cosby won't testify, defense rests in sex assault trial

Jun 13, 2017 - 12:00 AM

In one of America s biggest celebrity trials in years the 79 year old pioneering black comedian faces 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault which each carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in jail and a 25 000 fine

COSBY TRIAL. Bill Cosby enters the courtroom at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, as his assault trial continues, on June 12, 2017.  Photo by David Maialetti/AFP

'I wanted it to stop,' Andrea Constand tells Cosby trial

Jun 07, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Andrea Constand the main accuser in Bill Cosby s sexual assault trial gives her testimony

ANDREA CONSTAND. Bill Cosby's main accuser testifies at his trial. Photo shows Constand walking to the courtroom during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 6, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Photo by Matt Rourke/AFP Photo

Tearful testimony as Cosby sexual assault trial opens

Jun 07, 2017 - 12:13 AM

Kelly Johnson is the first witness to testify against Cosby who she says sexually assaulted her in 1996

Actor Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 6, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Bill Cosby's trial for sexual assault opened June 5, 2017 in Pennsylvania with tearful testimony from one of his alleged accusers as prosecutors painted the megastar turned pariah as a sexual predator who established trust with younger women before incapacitating them with drugs and wine. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

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Jun 06, 2017 - 10:01 AM

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Bill Cosby goes on trial for sexual assault

Jun 05, 2017 - 10:32 PM

The disgraced actor goes on trial for sexually assaulting a former employee of Temple University

Disgraced Bill Cosby faces June 2017 sex assault trial

Sep 07, 2016 - 10:24 AM

Judge Steven O Neill sets June 5 2017 as the date of the trial in relation to an alleged sexual assault incident in 2004

Comedian Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for a pretrial conference related to aggravated indecent assault charges on September 6, 2016, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Cosby is expected to face trial on charges stemming from an encounter with Andrea Constand in 2004. / AFP PHOTO / DOMINICK REUTER

Bill Cosby lodges another appeal in sexual assault case

Jul 21, 2016 - 10:47 AM

Cosby s lawyers seek to appeal his sexual assault case yet again to avoid standing trial

epa05326802 US entertainer Bill Cosby (C) arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA, 24 May 2016. The hearing is conducted regarding charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault in 2004 in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Cosby has been charged with Aggravated Indecent Assault, which is a second degree felony, by the Pennsylvania prosecutor. EPA/TRACIE VAN AUKEN

Judge allows Bill Cosby to sue rape accuser over tweets

Jul 19, 2016 - 9:47 PM

Bill Cosby s defense team has claimed that Andrea Constand – one of the TV personality s alleged victims – breached the confidentiality provision of a settlement agreement reached a decade ago

Comedian Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a hearing, related to aggravated indecent assault charges, on July 7, 2016, in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  Cosby was appealing Judge Steven O'Neill's decision to send him to trial on the charges, stemming from an encounter with Andrea Constand in 2004. The court ruled on July 7 there is enough evidence for a trial. / AFP PHOTO / DOMINICK REUTER

Bill Cosby loses appeal to have sex assault case dismissed

Jul 08, 2016 - 10:03 PM

Bill Cosby lost another bid to have a sexual assault case against him dismissed clearing the way for a trial to eventually begin over the claims dating back to 2004

File photo by Matt Rourke/Pool/EPA

Bill Cosby to stand trial for sexual assault, judge rules

May 25, 2016 - 10:04 AM

Bill Cosby faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted

COSBY. Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA, May 24, after a preliminary hearing regarding charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault in 2004 in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Cosby has been charged with Aggravated Indecent Assault, which is a second degree felony, by the Pennsylvania prosecutor. The judge ruled that there is sufficient evidence to proceed with a trial in the case. Photo by Dominick Reuter/EPA/POOL

Playboy boss Hugh Hefner targeted in new suit against Cosby

May 18, 2016 - 10:17 AM

Model Chloe Goins claims that Bill Cosby has drugged and sexually abused her at the Playboy mansion Hugh Hefner s residence

Bill Cosby to face criminal sex assault trial

Apr 27, 2016 - 10:39 AM

If found guilty Cosby faces up to 10 years in prison and a 25 000 fine

FACING TRIAL. Entertainer Bill Cosby faces criminal sex assault trial amid a flurry of assault allegations. File photo shos Cosby departing the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania in February 2016, after the second day of a hearing regarding charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault in 2004. Photo by Tracie Van Auken/ EPA

Bill Cosby's criminal sex charge on ice, pending appeal

Mar 02, 2016 - 10:36 AM

The comedian is next due to appear in court on March 8

Bill Cosby's wife testifies in pre-trial deposition

Feb 23, 2016 - 11:42 AM

Camille Cosby testifies in a deposition in Massachusetts for her husband who is suing 7 women

WIFE'S SIDE. Bill Cosby's wife Camille is asked to testify for her husband, who is facing sexual abuse cases from 50 women. File photo shows Camille at the Apollo's 75th Anniversary Gala Concert and Awards Ceremony in New York in June 2009. Photo by Gino Domenico/EPA

Bill Cosby appeals to halt sexual assault case

Feb 13, 2016 - 10:56 PM

The disgraced comedian appeals to a judge to dismiss one of the many sexual assault cases against him

BILL COSBY. The disgraced comedian appeals to a judge to dismiss a sexual assault case filed against him. Photo by Tracie Van Auken/EPA

Bill Cosby sexual assault case can proceed – US judge

Feb 04, 2016 - 10:49 AM

Bill Cosby s lawyers attempt to dismiss the sexual assault case is thrown out

BILL COSBY. The comedian enters the Montgomery County Courthouse in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania on February 3 for the second day of a hearing regarding charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault in 2004. Photo by Tracie Van Auken/EPA

Bill Cosby in court as lawyers demand sex charge dropped

Feb 03, 2016 - 10:54 AM

This is Cosby s first appearance in court since posting bail of 1 million in December and he appears to be in better spirits

Bill Cosby demands US prosecutors drop sexual assault charge

Jan 13, 2016 - 3:19 PM

Cosby s lawyers file a petition to drop the charge that forced Cosby to post bail for 1 million

BILL COSBY. The disgraced comedian demands that prosecutors drop the sexual assault charge filed against him. File photo by Brad Larrison/EPA

US lawmakers aim to strip Bill Cosby of presidential medal

Jan 09, 2016 - 2:48 PM

Members of Congress are moving to give President Barack Obama authority to revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Bill Cosby who is facing rape accusations

Bill Cosby won't be charged in two assault cases

Jan 07, 2016 - 10:43 PM

LA authorities decline to file charges against Bill Cosby over allegations that he sexually assaulted two women

BILL COSBY. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office cited insufficient evidence and the statute of limitations in the two cases of sexual assault filed against Bill Cosby. File photo shows the comedian as he leaves his arraignment on charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault in 2004. Photo by Brad Larrison/EPA

Bill Cosby, battling rape accusations, tweets thanks to fans

Jan 02, 2016 - 10:56 PM

Friends and fans Thank You Cosby tweets on New Year s Eve

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Jan 01, 2016 - 12:09 PM

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Bill Cosby 'accused unjustly' in sex assault case – attorney

Dec 31, 2015 - 11:25 PM

My client is not guilty and there will be no consideration on our part of any sort of arrangement says the embattled comedian s lawyer

EMBATTLED. If found guilty, Bill Cosby could face up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine. File photo

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Dec 31, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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Dec 31, 2015 - 12:03 PM

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Bill Cosby appears in US court on sexual assault charge

Dec 31, 2015 - 10:38 AM

Bill Cosby is charged with aggravated indecent assault

BILL COSBY. The US entertainer arrives at his arraignment on charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault in 2004 in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, USA, 30 December 2015. Cosby has been charged with Aggravated Indecent Assault, which is a second degree felony, by the Pennsylvania prosecutor. Photo by Brad Larrison/EPA

Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault – prosecutor

Dec 30, 2015 - 11:41 PM

UPDATED This is the first criminal charge filed against the actor after dozens of women claimed abuse

CHARGED. Bill Cosby now faces criminal charges for sexual assault. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Bill Cosby sues 7 sex assault accusers

Dec 16, 2015 - 12:23 AM

The comedian files a defamation suit against 7 women who accused him of sexual abuse

California university revokes Bill Cosby degree

Nov 22, 2015 - 1:18 AM

This is the first time that the Board of Trustees of the California State University has voted to rescind a degree

BILL COSBY. The California State University revokes the comedian's degree over the sex scandal engulfing him. Screengrab from Facebook/billcosby

2 more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault

Oct 24, 2015 - 10:16 AM

One of the women who only identified herself as Dottye says the comedian raped her in his New York home

BILL COSBY. Over 50 women have accused the comedian of sexual assault, including the two who came forward on October 23. The photo above shows Cosby during a town hall meeting titled 'A Conversation with Bill Cosby', at Wayne Community College in Detroit, in 2005. File photo by Jeff Kowalsky/EPA

Model files sexual assault suit against Bill Cosby

Oct 08, 2015 - 11:39 AM

Chloe Goins is the latest woman to file a case against the famous comedian

Three more women accuse Billy Cosby of sexual assault

Oct 01, 2015 - 10:58 AM

Lisa Christie Pamela Abeyta and Sharon Van Ert speak at a news conference in Los Angeles tearfully recalling their encounter with the disgraced comedian