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Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence

Oct. 7, 2018 3:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers have asked a Pennsylvania court to overturn the actor's conviction and three- to 10-year prison sentence because of what they call a string of errors in his sex assault case. The defense motion argued that trial Judge Steven O'Neill erred in declaring Cosby a...

Bill Cosby behind bars: Appeal looming, lawsuits pending

Sep. 26, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

Their famous client behind bars, Bill Cosby's legal team is readying a long-shot bid to get his sexual assault conviction overturned. They're also fighting civil lawsuits filed by some accusers that threaten to drain his vast fortune. The 81-year-old Cosby's lawyers gave glimpses of their expected appeal as his...

The Latest: Cosby has several avenues to appeal conviction

Sep. 26, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Bill Cosby (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Bill Cosby has several avenues of appeal if he hopes to get out of prison. The 81-year-old comedian spent the first night of his three-to-10-year prison sentence for sexual assault alone in a single cell near the...

The Latest: Cosby accusers say he got what he deserved

Sep. 25, 2018 11:46 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bill Cosby's accusers say the comedian got what he deserved when a judge sentenced him to prison for sexual assault. Some of the women who allege Cosby drugged and raped them spoke out Tuesday after he was...

Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

Sep. 25, 2018 11:00 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a reckoning...

Quotes, reaction to Cosby's sentence of 3-10 years in prison

Sep. 25, 2018 10:54 PM EDT

Quotes from the hearing and reactions to Bill Cosby's sentence of three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and molesting a Temple University athletics administrator at his suburban Philadelphia home: ___ "Bill Cosby took my beautiful, healthy young spirit and crushed it. He robbed me of my health and...

The incriminating statement by Cosby referred to by judge

Sep. 25, 2018 4:45 PM EDT

The judge who sentenced Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004 cited the entertainer's own words as evidence he had committed a crime. Judge Steven O'Neill was referring to a deposition of Cosby in a lawsuit brought in 2005 Andrea Constand, the woman he was...

Andrea Constand's impact statement: Bill Cosby 'robbed me'

Sep. 25, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

Victim impact statement submitted in writing by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, and released by prosecutors at Cosby's sentencing Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania: To truly understand the impact that sexual...

The Latest: Prosecutor wants 5 to 10 years for Cosby

Sep. 24, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin...

Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison

Sep. 24, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Declaring Bill Cosby doesn't deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to do time...