Accuser’s mother bolsters story Cosby drugged, assaulted her
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Accuser’s mother bolsters story Cosby drugged, assaulted her

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A woman’s claim that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually abused her at a Los Angeles hotel two decades ago was bolstered by her mother and a workers’ compensation lawyer Tuesday on Day 2 of the comedian’s trial. Cosby, 79, is charged with sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate … Continue reading

Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at sex assault trial
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Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at sex assault trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at his Pennsylvania sexual assault trial. The comedian spoke to SiriusXM radio host Michael Smerconish in an interview being broadcast Tuesday. Smerconish says he agreed to air an uncut, 82-minute conversation between Cosby and his daughters in exchange for the interview. Cosby says his … Continue reading

The 13 women who could show Bill Cosby had a pattern
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The 13 women who could show Bill Cosby had a pattern

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Did Bill Cosby drug and molest young women as part of a “signature” crime spree spanning five decades? Prosecutors preparing for his sexual-assault trial hope to call 13 of about 60 accusers to show just that. The defense will question their relevance and attack their credibility in high-stakes pretrial hearings that start … Continue reading

DA opposes Cosby’s fast-track appeal bid in Pennsylvan
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DA opposes Cosby’s fast-track appeal bid in Pennsylvan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A prosecutor pursuing criminal charges against Bill Cosby in a Pennsylvania sexual-assault case is opposing Cosby’s latest efforts to have the case dismissed before trial. Cosby’s defense has appealed a judge’s decision that upholds the charges until a March 8 preliminary hearing. Cosby argues he had an agreement from authorities that he … Continue reading

Cosby case could hinge on 2 issues: deposition and accusers
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Cosby case could hinge on 2 issues: deposition and accusers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With one crucial legal battle out of the way, at least two more loom in the sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby: whether prosecutors can use his explosive testimony from a decade-old lawsuit, and whether other Cosby accusers can testify. On Wednesday, a judge moved the case a step closer to trial when … Continue reading

Lehigh University latest to rescind Cosby’s honorary degree
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Lehigh University latest to rescind Cosby’s honorary degree

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Another Pennsylvania university has rescinded an honorary degree granted to Bill Cosby. Lehigh University said Wednesday that conduct described by Cosby in a 2005 deposition is antithetical to its values. Court documents unsealed in July show the 78-year-old Cosby admitting extramarital relationships with several women, some of w hom accuse him … Continue reading

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing case against Bill Cosby
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Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing case against Bill Cosby

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing an investigation into a model’s accusations that Bill Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion, an official said Thursday. District attorney’s spokeswoman Jane Robison said Thursday that police detectives presented evidence Wednesday afternoon for a possible criminal case. There’s no timetable for when a decision … Continue reading