Bill Cosby

via CNN: Actor Bill Cosby wants to be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for aggravated indecent assault, and his lawyers say in a motion filed Wednesday that his trial judge “trampled” on his rights. Attorneys for Cosby, who’s serving three to 10 years in a state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals his sexual assault conviction. The order from the court issued Friday does not elaborate on the decision. Cosby filed an appeal earlier this month saying that Pennsylvania trial Judge Steven O’Neill had a feud […]

via news5: The man once known as “America’s Dad” now has a new moniker: Inmate No. NN7687. Bill Cosby, sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison, arrived Tuesday night to Pennsylvania’s State Correctional Institute at Phoenix. The prison in Collegeville is about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia and not far from the Montgomery County […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: On September 25, 2018, the man once called “America’s dad,” Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to ten years in prison, and spent his first night in jail. Roland Martin talks to Andrew Wyatt and Ebonee Benson, spokespeople for Cosby, about the sentencing. It has been reported that Mr. Cosby was laughing and smiling in court yesterday and Benson said that’s true. […]

via News5: It’s the highest-risk classification a criminal can have: Bill Cosby is now considered a “sexually violent predator,” and he’s been sentenced to 3 to 10 years in a state prison. Cosby, a television superstar and comedy entertainer, is 81 years old. His bail was revoked and he was escorted from the courthouse in […]

via NBCNews/TMZ Judge Steven O’Neill, the judge presiding over the sentencing hearing, ruled earlier Tuesday that Cosby is a “sexually violent predator. Bill Cosby, who fell from grace as “America’s Dad” to convicted sex offender, was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years in state prison. The 81-year-old comedian was convicted in April of drugging […]

via CNN: The questions have been looming since Bill Cosby was convicted in April of three counts of assault: Will he go to prison, and, if so, for how long? The answers will begin to emerge Monday, when the 81-year-old comedian appears in court in Pennsylvania for his sentencing. He could get up to 10 years in […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Bill Cosby‘s wife called Thursday for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case that could put the 80-year-old comedian in prison for the rest of his life was “mob justice, not real justice” and a “tragedy” that must be undone. Camille Cosby made her first […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: In light of comedian Bill Cosby being convicted of sexual assault against Andrea Constand in 2004, his alma mater Temple University has revoked his honorary degree according to CBS Philadelphia. First receiving the degree in 2001, the university watched this 2018 trial very closely. And in a statement released to the public, Temple University stated, “Today the Temple […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The start of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial is being pushed back a few days to give both sides more time to wrangle over pretrial issues. Judge Steven O’Neill issued an order Monday moving the start of jury selection to April 2. It had been scheduled for March 29. O’Neill says he’ll instead hold final pretrial […]

via eurweb/CNN: Bill Cosby’s daughter Ensa has died from renal disease, Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt told CNN. She was 44. “The Cosby Family thanks many people for their prayers for their beloved and beautiful Ensa,” read a statement from the family obtained by CNN. Renal disease is a condition that impairs kidney function. Ensa Cosby […]

via eurweb: Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault will be postponed from November to March of next year, a judge said on Tuesday. Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven O’Neill said the move will give Cosby’s new defense team enough time to prepare for the trial. The comedian’s first trial ended in June with a deadlocked […]