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Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

 

April 26, 2018

AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Bill Cosby arrives during jury deliberations in his sexual assault retrial, today at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A jury convicted Cosby today of three counts of aggravated indecent assault related to drugging and assaulting a woman in his subarban Phiiladelphia home in 2004.

By MICHAEL R. SISAK and CLAUDIA LAUER

Associated Press

NORRISTOWN, Pa - Bill Cosby was convicted today of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad.

Cosby, 80, could end up spending his final years in prison after a jury concluded he sexually violated Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. He claimed the encounter was consensual.

Cosby stared straight ahead a...



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