SCI Phoenix

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections/Jim Melwert
Jim Melwert
February 13, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SKIPPACK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — From behind prison walls, Bill Cosby released a statement saying he has "no remorse" because he is innocent, adding he feels he is a "political prisoner." Cosby’s publicist, Andrew Wyatt, visits the convicted 81-year-old entertainer regularly. His most recent trip to...
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Bill Cosby is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3-10 years.
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Jim Melwert
February 07, 2019 - 12:34 pm
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP/ KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has been moved to a general population unit as he serves three to 10 years in prison for sexual assault in Pennsylvania. The move last week comes after the 81-year-old actor spent about four months in special housing as he acclimated to the SCI-...
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Bill Cosby
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Jim Melwert
October 09, 2018 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby is asking the Montgomery County judge who sent him to prison to grant him a new trial, or at least to reconsider the sentence. In a motion asking for a new trial, Cosby's lawyers say they have evidence that the tape of a recording the victim’s mother made...
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Bill Cosby's mugshot upon beginning his sentence with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Cherri Gregg
September 26, 2018 - 3:40 pm
SKIPPACK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has spent his first night at SCI Phoenix in Montgomery County, where he is expected to remain for his entire three- to 10-year sentence. The new, state-of-the-art facility opened only a couple months ago, but former longtime inmates of Pennsylvania's...
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This is the area of SCI Phoenix cells adjacent to the infirmary where Cosby will live for three to 10 years.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
September 26, 2018 - 10:28 am
By Maryclaire Dale and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press Bill Cosby spent his first night in prison alone, in a single cell near the infirmary, as he began his three-to-10-year sentence for sexual assault. Corrections officials announced Wednesday that Cosby — now known as Inmate No. NN7687 — will...
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Jim Melwert
July 11, 2018 - 3:11 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — State Correctional Institution Graterford was locked down Wednesday morning to begin the process of transferring inmates to a brand new $400 million residence. The new building, SCI Phoenix, was built less than a mile from the nearly century-old Graterford...
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Jim Melwert
July 02, 2018 - 3:15 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A project plagued by delays has yet another postponement, with a missed target date for the new state prison in Montgomery County. Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections had said they planned to have prisoners out of State Correctional...
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