‘I wanted it to stop’: Cosby accuser takes the stand
07 June 2017 | 5:17 am
Former Temple University employee Andrea Constand testifying with harrowing details that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2004.
18 Feb 2017
A federal judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by actress Katherine McKee who claimed he raped her, ruling that the comedian acted within his rights when he proclaimed himself innocent of the crime.
4 Jun 2017
With a jury picked, the long-awaited sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby, once known as America’s favorite TV dad, is set to begin in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
23 Jan 2018
U.S. comedian Bill Cosby has performed his first stand-up gig since being swept up in sex scandals, joking Monday night in Philadelphia about his blindness and other things in front of a friendly crowd.
10 Apr 2018
Bill Cosby's retrial begins with a special focus on how the #MeToo movement might change perceptions.
25 Apr 2018
A Pennsylvania jury of seven men and five women was due to begin deliberations on Wednesday (April 25) to decide whether to convict comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexual assault, attempting to reach a verdict where a previous jury was hopelessly deadlocked.
27 Apr 2018
A Pennsylvania jury convicted comedian Bill Cosby on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004, a decisive victory for prosecutors in one of the first celebrity sexual-assault trials of the #MeToo era.
26 Sep 2018
Bill Cosby was sentenced to between three and 10 years in prison on Tuesday (September 25) for his conviction for sexually assaulting a woman, capping the once-beloved comedian's downfall from "America's Dad" to convicted felon.
1 Jul 2021
Bill Cosby is released from prison after conviction vacated by Pennsylvania court.
5 Jul 2021
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers claimed that Bill Cosby's freedom justified dropping sex trafficking charges against her as they were both covered by nonprosecution deals.
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