Trial

  • 11 more Penn State frat members head to trial over pledge death

    Eleven more members of a Penn State fraternity are headed to trial over the death of a pledge after a judge ruled Monday prosecutors put on enough evidence to support hazing and alcohol-related criminal charges. Judge Steven Lachman dismissed the most serious charges against the defendants. All reckless endangerment...
  • Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial: What’s happened so far

    Bill Cosby retrial: What’s happened so far Comedian Bill Cosby is back in court preparing for his sexual assault retrial. Before the retrial, which is set to begin on April 2nd, here’s a quick refresher on what has happened so far. A jury has begun to deliberate the fate...
  • Judges blocks Cosby defense from using Constand confidant deposition as trial nears end

    Jurors in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial won’t hear old deposition testimony from a confidante of his chief accuser, a judge ruled Monday, dealing a blow to his lawyers’ effort to undermine her credibility. As the trial entered its home stretch, Judge Steven O’Neill said there’s “no persuasive” reason...
  • Bill Cosby accuser admits concocting story for memoir

    In what could be a major blow to the prosecution’s sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a former model and reality TV star admitted on the witness stand Thursday that she fabricated passages in a memoir — including a story of “rebuffing” the comedian’s advances. Janice Dickinson took the...
  • Prosecutor: McIver sold jewelry his wife was wearing when she died

    ATLANTA – Day 18 of testimony in the Tex McIver murder trial has wrapped up. McIver, an Atlanta attorney, is accused of intentionally killing his wife, Diane, as they rode in their SUV in Sept. 2016. McIver claims the shooting was an accident. He was facing a 7-count indictment, but Wednesday, the...
  • Bill Cosby’s sex-assault retrial begins as first big court case of the #MeToo era

    Following a first trial that ended in a deadlocked jury, Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial is slated to kick off with opening statements Monday morning as the first big celebrity court case since the #MeToo movement saw dozens of men ousted from Hollywood. Prosecutors have lined up a parade...
  • Cosby Gets Pair Of Key Rulings, But Not ‘Bandwagon’ Juror

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Bill Cosby’s lawyers scored a pair of rulings crucial to their strategy of casting the 80-year-old entertainer as the victim of a shakedown scheme involving false accusations of sexual assault, but they could not get the one prospective juror who seemed most willing to consider...
  • Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial: What’s happened so far

    Bill Cosby retrial: What’s happened so far Comedian Bill Cosby is back in court preparing for his sexual assault retrial. Before the retrial, which is set to begin on April 2nd, here’s a quick refresher on what has happened so far. Embattled comedian Billy Cosby is back in court as...
  • This ruling in Bill Cosby’s retrial could undermine prosecutors’ main witness

    Norristown, Pennsylvania (CNN)Bill Cosby’s defense team will be allowed to seek testimony from a woman whose statements may undermine prosecutors’ key witness in the comedian’s upcoming retrial on charges of aggravated indecent assault. Judge Steven T. O’Neill of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, ruled Tuesday in pre-trial motions that Cosby’s defense...