Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby
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Jim Melwert
August 12, 2019 - 5:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers were in Pennsylvania Superior Court Monday, trying to argue the 82-year-old deserves a new trial. But judging by the tone of the questions, it did not go well for Cosby. His lawyers say the Montgomery County judge who oversaw Cosby’s criminal...
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Jim Melwert
August 11, 2019 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers will be in court Monday in Harrisburg, arguing the 82-year-old should be given a new trial. Each side will get 15 minutes to state their case before a panel of three Superior Court judges. Both sides have filed hundreds of pages outlining their...
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Bill Cosby
Matt Rourke/AP, file
July 26, 2019 - 5:18 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors set to defend Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction in appeals court next month call the accusations from other women no coincidence, but "the culmination of a decades-long pattern of behavior." Cosby, a long-beloved actor and comedian, was convicted in...
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Jim Melwert
June 25, 2019 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has filed an appeal of his sex assault conviction in Montgomery County in hopes of getting a new trial. In his 175-page appeal to Pennsylvania Superior Court, Bill Cosby says the Montgomery County judge that oversaw his trial on sex assault charges erred by...
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Bill Cosby
Matt Rourke/AP, file
May 31, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them. Court papers filed Friday show the four-year defamation case in Massachusetts is now over. Cosby's insurer had settled with the women last month for an undisclosed sum...
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In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
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May 15, 2019 - 9:26 am
By Maryclare Dale, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The judge who presided over Bill Cosby's criminal case said he let five other accusers testify at the sex-assault trial because their accounts had "chilling similarities" that pointed to a "signature" crime. A jury last year convicted Cosby of...
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Bill Cosby's mugshot after he was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
April 29, 2019 - 4:46 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An appeals court has denied Bill Cosby's latest request to leave prison on bail while he fights his sex-assault conviction. Defense lawyers say the 81-year-old comedian is likely to have his conviction overturned because of trial errors. Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt says they...
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In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York.
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April 26, 2019 - 8:40 am
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — An important pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case could play out in secret if a judge rules against news organizations fighting to keep the courtroom open. Both the prosecution and defense have asked that Friday's hearing,...
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Bill Cosby is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3-10 years.
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Jim Melwert
April 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby is asking the Pennsylvania Superior Court to let him out of state prison on bail until his appeal is heard. Cosby has been in prison since September, serving a three- to 10-year sentence following a conviction on aggravated indecent assault...
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In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo, File
April 16, 2019 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Imprisoned actor Bill Cosby says his insurance company is settling another lawsuit filed by a female accuser without his permission. Cosby in a statement accuses American International Group Inc. of "egregious behavior." He says he could have proven he was in New York during the...
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