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NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania AG: Cardinal faces no penalties by resigning

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania— Amid unfolding sex-abuse scandals, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington. But the pope’s gentle words and lack of condemnation angered those who feel top Catholic leaders continue to shirk responsibility for the global crisis. Among those frustrated by the pope’s announcement Friday was Pennsylvania Attorney … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania AG: Cardinal faces no penalties by resigning

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence

NORRISTOWN, Pa  — Bill Cosby’s lawyers want a court to overturn the actor’s conviction and three- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case because of what they call a string of trial errors. The defense motion argues that trial Judge Steven O’Neill erred in declaring Cosby a sexually violent predator who should be … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence

NORRISTOWN, Pa | The Latest: Cosby to serve sentence at Philly-area prison

NORRISTOWN, Pa.— The Latest on the sentencing of Bill Cosby (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Pennsylvania corrections officials say Bill Cosby will serve his sentence at a new state prison in the Philadelphia suburbs. The Department of Corrections provided details of Cosby’s incarceration Wednesday, one day after the 81-year-old comedian was sentenced to three to … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | The Latest: Cosby to serve sentence at Philly-area prison

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Judge weighs Cosby’s sentence after declaring him ‘predator’

NORRISTOWN, Pa — A judge declared Bill Cosby a “sexually violent predator” on Tuesday as he prepared to sentence the 81-year-old comedian for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago. The classification means that Cosby must undergo monthly counseling for the rest of his life and report quarterly to authorities. His name … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Judge weighs Cosby’s sentence after declaring him ‘predator’

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives in court

NORRISTOWN, Pa  — A judge declared Bill Cosby a “sexually violent predator” on Tuesday as a first step toward sentencing the 81-year-old comedian for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago. The classification means that Cosby must undergo monthly counseling for the rest of his life and report quarterly to authorities. His … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives in court

NORRISTOWN, Pa | The Latest: Defense expert says Cosby unlikely to reoffend

NORRISTOWN, Pa— The Latest on Bill Cosby‘s sentencing hearing (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A judge has ruled that Bill Cosby is a “sexually violent predator.” The classification means that Cosby must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. His name will appear on a sex-offender registry sent to neighbors, schools and victims. Judge … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | The Latest: Defense expert says Cosby unlikely to reoffend

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Latest on Bill Cosby‘s sentencing hearing (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Bill Cosby doesn’t plan to make a statement in court before he’s sentenced for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman. Cosby returned to a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to learn his fate for the 2004 attack. Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Facing the possibility of prison at 81, Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to learn his punishment for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago in what led to the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to give the … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives