Prosecutors to cite ‘decades-long behaviour’ as Bill Cosby prepares appeal

Prosecutors to cite ‘decades-long behaviour’ as Bill Cosby prepares appeal

The jailed TV star, convicted in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, is trying to get the verdicts overturned, citing trial errors.

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Lawyers for Bill Cosby hit out at judge as they seek bail while he appeals

Lawyers for Bill Cosby hit out at judge as they seek bail while he appeals

The veteran comedian is serving a prison sentence for sex assault.

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Jailed Bill Cosby challenging lawyers over fees for sex assault trial

Jailed Bill Cosby challenging lawyers over fees for sex assault trial

One firm was billing the disgraced comedian and actor for €1m a month.

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Bill Cosby agrees to settle defamation lawsuits

Bill Cosby agrees to settle defamation lawsuits

The 81-year-old comedian is serving a three to 10-year prison sentence.

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Bill Cosby moved to general population unit at Pennsylvania prison

Bill Cosby moved to general population unit at Pennsylvania prison

A state prison spokeswoman says Cosby has a single cell and is not on a ward for older inmates.

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Bill Cosby’s lawyers list trial ‘errors’ as they prepare appeal bid

Bill Cosby’s lawyers list trial ‘errors’ as they prepare appeal bid

The veteran comedian is serving his sentence in a state prison.

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Bill Cosby judge rejects bid for new trial

Bill Cosby judge rejects bid for new trial

The 81-year-old is serving a three to 10-year state prison term.

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Bill Cosby starts jail term after sexual assault conviction

Bill Cosby starts jail term after sexual assault conviction

The disgraced comedian is now known as Inmate Number NN7687.

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Bill Cosby sentenced to three to 10 years for sexual assault

Bill Cosby sentenced to three to 10 years for sexual assault

Cosby sat back in his chair, his head on the headrest, as the sentence was read.

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Cosby declared a ‘sexually violent predator’ at sentencing

Cosby declared a ‘sexually violent predator’ at sentencing

The classification means the disgraced TV star must undergo monthly counselling for the rest of his life.

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Bill Cosby arrives at court for sex assault sentencing

Bill Cosby arrives at court for sex assault sentencing

A spokesman said the former TV star plans to remain silent when given the opportunity to address the court.

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Prosecutors demand prison term of five to 10 years for Bill Cosby

Prosecutors demand prison term of five to 10 years for Bill Cosby

Defence lawyers say the 81-year-old should be spared jail for his sexual assault conviction.

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Bill Cosby arrives at sex assault sentencing hearing

Bill Cosby arrives at sex assault sentencing hearing

The 81-year-old was convicted in April.

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Bill Cosby’s lawyers want judge to quit ahead of sentencing hearing

Bill Cosby’s lawyers want judge to quit ahead of sentencing hearing

The comedian and actor will be sentenced for sexual assault charges on September 24.

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Bill Cosby should be classified as sexually violent predator - assessment board

Bill Cosby should be classified as sexually violent predator - assessment board

The US sexual offenders assessment board has recommended that Bill Cosby should be classified as a sexually violent predator.

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Bill Cosby ousts legal team ahead of sex assault sentencing

Bill Cosby ousts legal team ahead of sex assault sentencing

Bill Cosby has ousted his high-powered defence team just months after his conviction of sexual assault.

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Cosby’s wife hits out at ‘mob justice’ behind sexual assault conviction

Cosby’s wife hits out at ‘mob justice’ behind sexual assault conviction

Camille Cosby commented on the case for the first time a week after her husband of 54 years was found guilty of aggravated indecent assault.

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Cosby's own words led to his conviction, juror says

Cosby's own words led to his conviction, juror says

One of the jurors who found Bill Cosby guilty of sexual assault during a retrial said the US comedian's own words sealed his fate.

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Cosby conviction will embolden victims, say #MeToo leaders

Cosby conviction will embolden victims, say #MeToo leaders

Women campaigning against sexual assault and harassment hailed Bill Cosby's conviction as a validation of the #MeToo movement and a signal to other victims unsure if they should come forward to seek justice.

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Bill Cosby showed his true colours with outburst, says District Attorney

Bill Cosby showed his true colours with outburst, says District Attorney

A prosecutor has said Bill Cosby showed his true colours when he went on an expletive-laced tirade after his conviction on sexual assault charges.

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Bill Cosby to appeal conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting woman

Bill Cosby to appeal conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting woman

Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.

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Bill Cosby 'never visited mansion during month of alleged sex attack'

Bill Cosby 'never visited mansion during month of alleged sex attack'

US jurors were shown Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers said he never visited his Philadelphia mansion in the month he is accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.

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Judge rejects Cosby team's bid for acquittal

Judge rejects Cosby team's bid for acquittal

Bill Cosby's lawyers have lost another bid to cut his sex assault retrial short.

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Judge in Bill Cosby case rejects defence's fifth call for mistrial

Judge in Bill Cosby case rejects defence's fifth call for mistrial

The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial has rejected the defence's fifth bid for a mistrial.

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Bill Cosby accuser 'spent late nights at comedian's house'

Bill Cosby accuser 'spent late nights at comedian's house'

Bill Cosby's chief accuser spent late nights at the comedian's home, drove four hours to see him at a casino and called him twice on Valentine's Day, about a month after she claims he drugged and sexually assaulted her, jurors have learned.

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Latest: Bill Cosby knocked me out with pills before sex attack, woman tells court

Latest: Bill Cosby knocked me out with pills before sex attack, woman tells court

Latest: Bill Cosby's chief accuser has given evidence at his sexual assault retrial, declaring that he knocked her out with three blue pills and then attacked her at his Philadelphia home in 2004.

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Bill Cosby 'gave model Janice Dickinson a pill before raping her'

Bill Cosby 'gave model Janice Dickinson a pill before raping her'

Model Janice Dickinson has told a US jury that Bill Cosby raped her in 1982 after giving her a pill he claimed would ease her menstrual cramps but instead left her immobilised.

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Topless protester charges at Bill Cosby as retrial begins

Topless protester charges at Bill Cosby as retrial begins

A topless protester has been taken into custody after charging at Bill Cosby as he walked into a courthouse for his sexual assault retrial in Philadelphia.

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Watch: Police arrest topless protester who charges at Bill Cosby as first day of retrial starts

Watch: Police arrest topless protester who charges at Bill Cosby as first day of retrial starts

A topless protester has been taken into custody after charging at Bill Cosby as he walked into a courthouse for his sex assault retrial.

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Cosby retrial jury will not hear why 2005 case was dropped

Cosby retrial jury will not hear why 2005 case was dropped

Jurors in Bill Cosby's sex assault retrial will not hear why the case was initially dropped four weeks after his accuser came forward in 2005.

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Cosby defence alleges discrimination in sex trial jury selection

Cosby defence alleges discrimination in sex trial jury selection

Bill Cosby's lawyers have challenged the prosecution's exclusion of a black woman from serving on the jury at his sexual assault retrial, alleging that the decision was made on the basis of her race.

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Bill Cosby's Quaalude use an issue as lawyers spar ahead  of trial

Bill Cosby's Quaalude use an issue as lawyers spar ahead of trial

Prosecutors and lawyers for Bill Cosby have sparred over whether jurors at his sexual assault retrial will hear lurid deposition testimony from the comedian about giving quaaludes to a string of women before sex.

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Cosby lawyers: Delay trial if other accusers get to give evidence

Cosby lawyers: Delay trial if other accusers get to give evidence

Bill Cosby's lawyers have said that they would seek to delay his April 2 sexual assault retrial if some of his other accusers are given a chance to give evidence.

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US court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby

US court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby

A US federal appeals court has refused to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago.

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Bill Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer for sex assault retrial

Bill Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer for sex assault retrial

Bill Cosby wants a judge to approve a swap that will give him a fresh legal team, which includes the high-profile lawyer who won an acquittal in pop superstar Michael Jackson's child molestation case, before his sexual assault retrial.

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Cosby says planned town hall events are not a 'sexual assault tour'

Cosby says planned town hall events are not a 'sexual assault tour'

Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers has said.

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Bill Cosby planning lecture tour to educate young people on misbehaviour

Bill Cosby planning lecture tour to educate young people on misbehaviour

Bill Cosby will organise a series of lectures to help educate young people about problems their misbehaviour could create and other issues, a spokesman for the entertainer said.

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'Two jurors blocked Bill Cosby conviction'

'Two jurors blocked Bill Cosby conviction'

Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ended in a hung jury because two members refused to convict the 79-year-old after 52 hours of deliberations, one juror has said.

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Jury hears Bill Cosby's apology for 2004 sexual encounter

Jury hears Bill Cosby's apology for 2004 sexual encounter

Bill Cosby says he apologised to the family of the woman he is accused of drugging and assaulting only because her mother thought he was "a dirty old man", according to testimony read to the jury.

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Alleged victim denies prior romance with Bill Cosby

Alleged victim denies prior romance with Bill Cosby

The woman who accuses Bill Cosby of sexual assault has denied any prior romance between them.

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Bill Cosby arrives for sex assault trial

Bill Cosby arrives for sex assault trial

Bill Cosby has arrived at a court in Philadelphia for the start of his sexual assault trial.

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Prosecutors can use Bill Cosby drugs and alcohol evidence in sex assault trial, judge rules

Prosecutors can use Bill Cosby drugs and alcohol evidence in sex assault trial, judge rules

Damaging evidence given by Bill Cosby in an accuser's lawsuit, including admissions that he gave young women drugs and alcohol before sex, can be used at his sex assault trial, a judge has ruled.

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Bill Cosby's lawyers claim racism in sex case allegations

Bill Cosby's lawyers claim racism in sex case allegations

Lawyers for Bill Cosby have suggested for the first time that racial bias is to blame as he faces the prospect of 13 women - 12 of them white - giving evidence in court that he drugged and molested them.

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Bill Cosby's sex assault accuser will not have to testify before trial

Bill Cosby's sex assault accuser will not have to testify before trial

A woman who has accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her will not have to testify before his trial in a preliminary hearing.

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Bill Cosby asks court to reseal testimony about affairs, drugs and payments to women

Bill Cosby asks court to reseal testimony about affairs, drugs and payments to women

Lawyers for Bill Cosby are urging a court to reseal the actor's deposition testimony about extramarital affairs, drugs and payments to women.

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Bill Cosby's lawyers seek to dismiss Janice Dickinson's defamation case

Bill Cosby's lawyers seek to dismiss Janice Dickinson's defamation case

A judge in Los Angeles is due to consider whether to dismiss model Janice Dickinson's defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby.

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Bill Cosby sues woman who accused him of sex assault

Bill Cosby sues woman who accused him of sex assault

Bill Cosby has filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against a woman whose 2005 sexual assault accusation led to his recent arrest.

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Bill Cosby loses bid to have sex assault case dismissed

Bill Cosby loses bid to have sex assault case dismissed

Bill Cosby has lost an attempt to have sexual assault charges against him thrown out and the criminal case appears to be heading towards an evidence hearing.

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Cosby holds head in hands after judge refuses to throw out sex assault case

Cosby holds head in hands after judge refuses to throw out sex assault case

A judge has refused to throw out the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, sweeping aside a former district attorney’s claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.

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Bill Cosby's legal team 'considered criminal case closed'

Bill Cosby's legal team 'considered criminal case closed'

Bill Cosby’s top legal adviser has said he never would have let the comedian testify in a 2005 lawsuit if he thought Cosby could still face sexual assault charges in the matter.

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Bill Cosby arrives at court as lawyers push to get charges dropped

Bill Cosby arrives at court as lawyers push to get charges dropped

Bill Cosby has arrived at court where his lawyers will ask a judge to throw out the only criminal case lodged against him from the dozens of accusations that he molested women.

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Bill Cosby lawyers attempting to have sexual assault case thrown out

Bill Cosby lawyers attempting to have sexual assault case thrown out

Bill Cosby's lawyers will ask a judge to throw out the only criminal case lodged against the TV star from the dozens of accusations that he molested women.

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Bill Cosby's lawyers accuse prosecutors of playing 'gotcha' game

Bill Cosby's lawyers accuse prosecutors of playing 'gotcha' game

Lawyers for Bill Cosby have accused prosecutors of playing a game of "gotcha" by waiting 12 years to charge the veteran entertainer over a sex assault case and using his evidence in a civil lawsuit against him.

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Prosecutors accuse Bill Cosby of seeking 'special treatment'

Prosecutors accuse Bill Cosby of seeking 'special treatment'

Prosecutors pursuing sex-assault charges against Bill Cosby say the entertainer is seeking “special treatment” by trying to have the case thrown out even before the first evidence hearing.

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Bill Cosby applies to keep court records confidential

Bill Cosby applies to keep court records confidential

A US magistrate will consider whether materials gathered in a defamation case filed by seven women against Bill Cosby can be kept out of the public eye.

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Prosecutors decline to charge Bill Cosby, citing lack of evidence

Prosecutors decline to charge Bill Cosby, citing lack of evidence

Prosecutors in Los Angeles declined to charge Bill Cosby with sexually abusing two teenagers in 1965 and 2008, citing time limits and a lack of evidence.

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Bill Cosby faces sexual assault charge

Bill Cosby faces sexual assault charge

US actor Bill Cosby has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman at his home 12 years ago – the first criminal charges brought against the comedian out of the torrent of allegations that destroyed his good-guy image.

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Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sex abuse case against Bill Cosby

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sex abuse case against Bill Cosby

Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing an investigation into a model’s accusations that Bill Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion.

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VIDEO: Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault

VIDEO: Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault

Three more women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault in the 1970s.

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