Saturday, August 20, 2022



Bill Cosby Convicted Of Drugging And Molesting A Woman

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo...

Bill Cosby’s Sex-Assault Retrial Won’t Be Like First

80 year-old Cosby to head back to court NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial is guaranteed to be anything but a rerun. With...

Cosby prosecutor undeterred by mistrial, vows to try again

Bill Cosby, the comedian once known as “America’s Dad” for his TV role as paternal Dr. Cliff Huxtable, is declaring victory this Father’s Day after a jury deliberated 52 hours without reaching consensus on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004. No one from Cosby’s real or TV families was in court Saturday when the case ended in a mistrial. Instead, Cosby emerged from the courthouse with his publicity team, which read a statement from his wife that accused the judge likely to retry him of arrogance and collusion with prosecutors.

Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

Bill Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges ended without a verdict Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian’s image as “America’s Dad.” Jurors deliberated more than 52 hours over six days before telling a judge they couldn’t agree on whether “The Cosby Show” star drugged and molested Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. The judge then declared a mistrial.

On Day 5, Cosby jury asks for definition of reasonable doubt

Jurors considering the fate of Bill Cosby at his sexual assault trial asked for a definition of “reasonable doubt” on their fifth day of deliberations Friday, a day after telling the judge they were deadlocked on all charges. The panel also asked to rehear parts of the 79-year-old comedian’s deposition testimony. Cosby gave the deposition more than a decade ago as part of accuser Andrea Constand’s lawsuit against him. He testified then that he had given Constand pills before a sexual encounter at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating

Jurors in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial told a judge Thursday they’re deadlocked on charges the comedian drugged and molested a woman in 2004, but the judge told them to keep trying to reach a unanimous decision. The panel deliberated about 30 hours over four days before telling Judge Steven O’Neill they couldn’t reach a verdict on any of the three counts against the 79-year-old comedian. The judge sent them back to the jury room to keep talking.