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The Latest: Cosby's wife in courtroom for defense closing

Apr. 24, 2018 9:59 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Bill Cosby's spokesman says the comedian's wife will be in the courtroom for the defense closing argument. Cosby arrived for the 12th day of his sexual assault retrial Tuesday morning accompanied for the...

Cosby jury to decide: Serial rapist or con artist's mark

Apr. 24, 2018 9:20 AM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Accompanied for the first time by his wife of more than 50 years, Bill Cosby walked into a courthouse Tuesday morning ahead of closing arguments in his sexual assault retrial. Camille Cosby had been absent from the courtroom as prosecutors called a series of women to the stand who...

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose

Apr. 23, 2018 10:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to his death. The wrongful-death lawsuit...

Raiders add Worley 8 days after arrest led to Eagles release

Apr. 23, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback Daryl Worley just over a week after his release by Philadelphia following an arrest. Worley was let go by the Eagles on April 15 after being arrested near the Eagles' practice facility. Police used a Taser on him after he became combative...

Closing arguments, deliberations loom in Bill Cosby retrial

Apr. 23, 2018 5:43 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is set to go to the jury on Tuesday, but not before closing arguments pitting the prosecution's portrayal of a serial predator against the defense's contention that he's the victim of a "con artist" who made up drugging and molestation allegations...

The Latest: Defense rests; Cosby doesn't testify

Apr. 23, 2018 2:11 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Bill Cosby's lawyers have rested their case at his sexual assault retrial. The 80-year-old comedian did not take the stand in his own defense. He didn't testify at his first trial, either. That one ended...

Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

Apr. 22, 2018 8:17 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors weren't allowed to hear testimony that Bill Cosby's chief accuser was once hooked on hallucinogenic mushrooms or had her sights set on becoming a millionaire, but that hasn't stopped the defense from airing the explosive claims about Andrea Constand in the court of public...

Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's NYC home, took nap

Apr. 20, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was arrested on...

Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

Apr. 20, 2018 10:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal proceedings aren't delayed in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a judge said Friday. U.S. Judge S. James Otero in Los...

The Latest: Stormy Daniels' ex-lawyer cooperating in inquiry

Apr. 20, 2018 9:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels who says she had an affair with President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:40 p.m. An attorney who previously represented porn actress Stormy Daniels has been contacted by federal investigators looking into the personal business...