Trial

  • 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...
  • Jury selection begins in Mormon Church sexual abuse trial

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Jury selection began Thursday morning for a trial in Berkeley County (W.Va.) Circuit Court on a lawsuit claiming Mormon church leaders covered up the sexual abuse of several children by a member who since has been excommunicated and imprisoned. The selection of the jury was moved...
  • Menendez blasts prosecutors for bribery case

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – The Latest on the Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez is blasting federal investigators for bringing a bribery case against him after a judge declared a mistrial. Menendez said Thursday that the way the case was investigated and...
  • Tyrese Goes “Pro per” in Child Abuse Trial

        R&B singer Tyrese Gibson has decided to go solo in his ongoing trial against ex wife Norma Gibson. Gibson has recently taken to social media to express his outrage over recent allegations of child abuse against his daughter, Shayla. Complaining about excessive legal fees and the stress...